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Staging Suggestions

HALLELUJAH TO THE KING

by Patsy Ford Simms

Positioning:

Men center, Part I vs. Part II.

   

INTRO

Reach R up and over head (Vol. 2, 4 w/jazz hand), clap in, reach L over, clap in, then double reach and clap w/R (2X).

 

M3: Repeat starting L, R, double L.

VERSE 1

 

MEAS. 5

IF SINGING: lunge R and reach both to R (Vol. 2, 88), back.

 

IF RESTING: low to singers.

 

M7: all shake both jazz up (Vol. 1, 53) and swing down, repeat (opt. step t R and L).

MEAS. 9

Repeat as above but switch parts. M11: shake hands, clap 2X.

 

1st ENDING: repeat Intro.

VERSE 2

 

MEAS. 5

IF SINGING: pan flat R palm across from L to R (Vol. 1, 79).

 

M7: as before.

MEAS. 9

IF SINGING: L palm up to heaven (Vol. 1, 47), turn into fist and pull down.

 

M11: as before.

 

2nd ENDING: like Intro R above, clap, L above, clap, pop clap (Vol. 1, 10).

CHORUS

 

MEAS. 18

Push R jazz up from mouth (Vol. 1, 67) and drop to side, baby rock to L and R (Vol. 2, 87).

 

M20: lift both hands from outsides up center above head, pray or clasp above (Vol. 2, 22 or 123) and drop.

 

M22: repeat from mouth w/L jazz, baby rock R and L.

 

M24: lift both up, pray or clasp above and drop.

 

M26: repeat Intro.

VERSE 3

 

MEAS. 30

All repeat same as Verse 1.

VERSE 4

 

MEAS. 30

All repeat same as Verse 2.

CHORUS

 

MEAS. 43

Repeat as before on Chorus.

MEAS. 51

All lunge R and reach both to R, pull back.

 

M53: shake both jazz at shoulder height - join on vocal, push up on held notes.

 

M56: clap up and in.

 

M57: reach R over, clap, reach L over, clap.

 

M58: reach R over clap, hold baby to R.

 

SAB, Level 3....18633

2-Part, Level 2...18634

SoundTrax CD....18635

Copyright 1999 Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.