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Learning aids for Elijah

 

Cyberbass is a free web-based resource (you can’t download these but you can pay to download the MP3 files):

 

http://www.cyberbass.com/Major_Works/Mendelssohn_F/mendelssohn_elijah.htm

 

Choraline a paid-for service for either a CD or downloadable files:

 

https://www.choraline.com/learn-to-sing-mendelssohn-elijah

 

Learn Choral Music free online resource which you can download free of charge. This link is to Part 1 of Elijah, but there is a clear link to Part 2 

 

http://www.learnchoralmusic.co.uk/Mendelssohn/Elijah/elijah.html

 

Chord Perfect  free online resource where the parts are sung by a real person, backed by a real orchestra, with the other choir parts sung quietly in the background. Ability to slow the file down to aid learning the tricky bits. You can’t download these, though:  

 

https://www.chordperfect.com/felix-mendelssohn

Finally - your web-editor's choice for an inspirational performance. Here's an extract from the Southwell Festival 2015 Elijah, with Andrew Foster-Williams' electrifying performance as the prophet and a small but incredibly dynamic choir and orchestra under conductor Marcus Farnsworth:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfOdEXTu-4c

Photographs kindly supplied by Gary Bishop.

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