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blending exercise

During your callback, you will be asked to sing a short blending exercise with the group. For this exercise, please learn only the first thirteen measures of "When You Are Old," singing the voice part Tom has asked you to learn.  This song is very special to Redhot: the lyrics are a poem by William Butler Yeats, and the music was written by an alum of the group named John Kelly. He is famous for arranging one of the Whiffenpoofs' most beloved songs "Sally  Garden." You can find the sheet music here.

Listen to MIDIS of your parts below.

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Sometimes I'm right and I can be wrong. My own beliefs are in my song. The butcher, the banker, the drummer and then, makes no difference what group I'm in. I am everyday people! Yeah. Yeah. There is a blue one who can't accept the green one for living with a fat one trying to be a skinny one.


And different strokes for different folks. And so on and so on and scooby dooby doo-bee. Oh sha sha… We got to live together! I am no better and neither are you. We are the same whatever we do. You love me you hate me you know me and then. You can't figure out the bag l'm in. I am everyday people! Yeah. Yeah. There is a long hair that doesn't like the short hair for being such a rich one that will not help the poor one. And different strokes for different folks. And so on and so on and scooby dooby doo-bee. Oh sha sha. We got to live together! There is a yellow one that won't accept the black one. That won't accept the red one that won't accept the white one. And different strokes for different folks… and so on and so on.