First, watch this 3 minute video:
Now – everything you need to put on your performance of Ahoy!
Ahoy! is published by Faber Music Ltd. Obtain the full Vocal Score (sale or hire) (ISBN 0-571-53766-9) and performance licence from Faber Music: tel +44 (0)1279 828907 or email Faber Music Hire Library.
The vocal score includes all vocal parts and a keyboard reduction for use in rehearsals. For performances, you will also need to obtain the conductor’s score and instrumental parts, which are available through the Faber Music Hire Library: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel +44 (0)1279 828907/8. See AHOY information sheet
Children’s choir part and rehearsal CD
This is provided as a .pdf (landscape), which can then be printed or projected for rehearsal use (there is a small charge of £15 for this). The children’s rehearsal CD is made available upon request, free of charge. Please contact Faber Music: tel +44 (0)1279 828907 or email Faber Music Hire Library. N.B. Ahoy is designed to be sung off-by-heart by the children’s choir!
“Dear Concert Organiser” – a list of useful questions and information about how to put on a successful performance.
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*NEW*: PART-LEARNING CDs – professionally sung
SATB Part-learning CDs (one for each voice part) are now available as a set of 4, for a special price of UK £40 (plus P&P), Outside UK £40 (plus P&P) – see drop down menu. (Price includes permission to make copies for your choir members.)
The composer, Alexander L’Estrange, is delighted to offer advice and assistance with booking your quintet (piano, bass, drums, violin, accordion) and may even be available to play piano or bass for your performance. Contact him here.
N.B. Band parts need to be hired from the Faber Music Hire Library.
Rehearsals and Workshops
Please contact the composer for details
Programme notes & images to download
Download Ahoy Concert Programme Notes which includes an “Introduction by the composer”, a “List of songs” and the lyrics for “The water is wide” (which your audience will need to join in the encore!)
Download a biography of the composer, Alexander L’Estrange
Download a high-res Ahoy image for use on posters and programmes
Download a composer photo of Alexander L’Estrange
Make money for your choir
Ahoy! CD (usual price £12.97) is available for bulk orders (min 25) on sale or return at discount price. Sell them to choir members and friends and make money for choir funds or your charity of choice.
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