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ST. NICK AT NIGHT
(A Partner Song with "Jolly Old St. Nicholas")
by Sally K. Albrecht
Positioning: Part I vs. Part II (place descant in special area)
INTRO Lift R palm in front w/palm up, then L clasp R for "opera" pose.
  M5: tilt and look to R, back to center, repeat L and center.

1st TIME THROUGH

MEAS. 9 Holding opera pose, look down nose at audience.
  M11: lift R palm up to R, look up R on world.
  M13: turn to L diag, holding "sack" over R shoulder.
  M15: drop sack to floor down to L.
  M16: quick look down at watch on L wrist.
MEAS. 17 Opera pose, look down nose at audience.
  M19: drop low w/R index to mouth, slowly lift R index to sky on roof (Vol. 2, 114), look up on morning, opera pose on proof.
  M25: tilt and look R, back to center, repeat L and center.

2nd TIME THROUGH

MEAS. 9 Fat Santa tilt R, L, R, L, then push R ear up.
  M13: front w/R index to aud. (Vol. 2, 108) 4X, stand bringing R palm to chest on say.
MEAS. 17 Opera pose front, R index to aud., drop low w/R index to mouth, clasp and plead front on tell me, then into opera pose on can. Repeat interlude as before.
MEAS. 29 DESCANT: head tilts and/or alternate short/tall and/or leans front/back. PART I: slowly into sleep pose R. M33: wake up, tip toe low R, L, R, L. M37: stand tall, then pan flat R palm from L to R (Vol. 1, 79), bring R palm into chest, R index shake 3X, opera pose. PART II: hold opera pose, slow tilt R for 2 meas., back to center, repeat L and center. Repeat all.
MEAS.45 Repeat as before on interlude.
MEAS. 49 Repeat as before, matching vocal part.
MEAS. 65 Lean forward and feel "beard" from chin w/R, L, R, L.
  M67: tilt fat Santa R, L, R, L.
  M69: lift arms up.
  M70: R index to mouth "shh" then L "shh," opera pose front.

 

2-Part, Level 1....5821
SoundTrax CD....3890