ON DVD “Put On a Show!” #27433 

 

BELOW THE MISTLETOE

by Jay Althouse

 

Positioning:    Women R vs. men L (or couples/trios). Men have "mistletoe" in pocket.

                        SSA voicing - adapt around men sitting in chairs chosen from audience.

 

INTRO             Get into places, gossip and primp, OR double chugs R and L, repeat.

GALS

MEAS. 5        Secret low to R w/R hand to L of mouth. Look at men on rest w/hands on

                        chest. Slowly stand up. Wave hands "vapors" at face 2X.

                        M9 - Repeat.

MEAS. 13      Face R w/crossed arms and pulse 6X, then lean to L and look at men.

                        M17 - repeat crossed arms and pulse 2X, freeze, pulse 2X, dip turn front.

MEAS. 21      Reach both arms out to front and freeze on rest. M23 - pull into heart.

                        M25 - reach both to him, freeze out on rest. M27 - clasp out to R, swing

                        to L w/L hand at forehead, clasp out again to R.

MEAS. 29      Pulse 4X w/hands flat out to sides, R thumb over R shoulder 4X.

                        M33 - slowly drop open R hand to R. M35 - lean and look L w/arms behind.

                        M36 - vapors 4X.

MEAS. 37      As before, but at M39 take 2 small steps towards him. Repeat.

MEAS. 45      Cross arms and face away from him, look in and out each time you sing.

                        M49 - lean and look at him w/arms behind, freeze there, slowly stand,

                        then vapors 2X using vocal rhythm.

MEAS. 53      Repeat. Repeat till M60 - gals sigh, heavy vapors.

MEAS. 61      Altos - repeat as before. Sop. - circle long L arm around from lower R up

                        and over head for 6 beats, then clasp hands front and pulse for 2 beats.

                        Repeat.

MEAS. 69      Step touch away, then step touch in w/2 digs of R foot and 2 pulses at

                        heart. Repeat, Repeat (see LH piano rhythm).

MEAS. 75      Freeze. Slowly stand, vapors 2X using vocal  rhythm.

                        M78 - lean in w/arms behind, freeze there, slowly stand, vapors 2X.

                        M82 - lean in w/arms behind, freeze, 2 head nods on fermatas, lean back

                        and throw a kiss on bell tone/cut off using inside hand.

GUYS

MEAS. 5        Face L w/crossed arms and pulse 6X, then lean to R and look at gals.

                        M9 - repeat.

MEAS. 13      Secret low to L w/L hand to R of mouth. Look at gals on rest w/ hands in

                        pockets. Slowly stand up, lift mistletoe up w/R.

                        M17 - look up at mistletoe, look at her, drop it w/disappointment, turn front

MEAS. 21      Reach both arms out to front and freeze on rest. M24 - pull into heart and

                        freeze w/head down. Lift when vocals enter.

MEAS. 29      Open palms front, point and look down. M32 - R thumb over R shoulder 2X.

                        M33 - slowly drop open R hand to R. Lift mistletoe up in R and lean.

MEAS. 37      Face L w/’crossed arms, look in and out each time you sing.M41 - reach both                        to her. M42 - back to crossed arms, look in and out.

                        M44 - shake both fists up to sky 4X.

MEAS. 45      As before (keep mistletoe in hand from here.)

                        M49 - lean in, slowly stand, hit chest 2X w/clasped fists.

MEAS. 53      Repeat. Repeat till M60—high 10 w/friends.

MEAS. 61      Face L w/crossed arms, look in and out, lift up mistletoe in R, look up.                                     Repeat.

MEAS. 69      Step touch away, then step touch in w/2 digs of L foot and 2 pulses at

                        heart. Repeat, Repeat (see LH piano rhythm).

MEAS. 75      Freeze. Slowly stand. Hit chest 2X. Lean in and look, slowly stand, hit chest.

                        M82 - lean in and look, freeze, 2 head nods on fermatas. Lift up mistletoe and

                        shake it gently.

 

                       

SATB, Level 4....20065

SAB, Level 3....20066

SSA, Level 3....20067

SoundTrax CD....20068

SoundPax....20069