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Translation into English:

An old man sat under a cliff
and struck his strings (some kind of an instrument)
he had such a silly beard
and a tusk and laughed,
he had this sillylike beard
and a tusk and laughed.
The hidden maid1 under the cliff
heard a sweet voice,
she crept out under the cliff
and put her ears to the sound,
she crept out under the cliff
and put her ears to the sound.
Since then neither of them has been seen.
The old one was not as old as he let on.
The old one was not nearly as old as he let on.

 

The icelandic pronounciation would be this way (with a hard icelandic/spanish R sound, not your soft r):

Kadl sat undir klettee
og kordur seenar slow
Hann hafthi skegg svo skreetith
og skoegultoenn og hlou.
Hann hafthi skegg svo skreetilegt
og skoegultoenn og hlou.
Huldan undir hamri
heirthi ljuvan klith
hoon laiddist oot oor hamri
og lagthi eyrun vith.
hoon laiddist oot oor hamrinum
og lagthi eyrun vith.
Seethan hefur hvorugt
hier um slouthir siest.
Sau gamli var veest ekki
eins gamadl og hann liest.
Sau gamli var veest ekki nairri thvee
eins gamadl og hann liest.

For our rehearsal on Saturday:

 

Saturday, April 22

7:30 a.m. - Members arrive at Winnipeg Hydro Parking Lot, 820 Taylor Ave, park in stalls 925-954.

8:00 a.m. - Bus leaves Winnipeg Hydro Parking Lot

9:30 a.m. - Concert at Whitemouth Personal Care Home in Whitemouth, MB. Uniform is G

11:30 a.m. - Lunch at Night Hawk Cafe in West Hawk Lake ($14 plus drink and tax)

1:00 p.m. - Leave West Hawk Lake

2:30 p.m. - Concert at Birchwood Terrace Personal Care Home in Kenora, ON. Uniform remains G.

3:30 p.m. - Hotel registration. Change into casual clothes for the evening!

5:30 p.m. - Dinner at Casey's Restaurant (walking distance from hotel)

8:00 p.m. - Rehearsal with Fifth Avenue Singers at Knox United Church

10:00 p.m. - Return to Hotel

Sunday, April 23

Breakfast provided at the Hotel

9:00 a.m. - Be all checked out and ready to board bus! Do not pack or wear red mock turtleneck, but bring it with you on the bus!

9:15 a.m. - Bus departs hotel

9:30 a.m. - Warm up at Knox United

10:30 a.m. - Participate in service followed by light lunch. Uniform is U

2:00 p.m. - Concert at Knox United Church with Fifth Avenue Singers as part of Kenora Arts Festival. Uniform is R

4:30 p.m. - Depart Kenora

8-9:00 p.m. - Arrive in Winnipeg

 

Dress Code

  • G -  Black golf shirt complete with sewn on WMC crest on left pocket.
  • U -  Short sleeved white shirt, WMC issued red tie, black single breasted jacket complete with WMC crest on left pocket.
  • R -  Red mock turtle neck top without WMC crest, black single breasted jacket complete with WMC crest on left pocket.
  • M -  Black mock turtle neck top without WMC crest, black jacket.
  • G, U, R, and M uniforms consist of proper fitting grey slacks, black belt (no suspenders), black socks, polished black shoes.

For our performance on Monday:

 For rehearsal after our performance:

 

Winnipeg Male Chorus Schedule 2017-2018:

Monday, Mar 19, arrive at 6:45, sing at 7 p.m. - Performance - Meadowood Manor, 577 St. Anne's Rd. - Uniform is G. For song list, click here.  

Monday, Mar 26, 7:00 p.m. - Rehearsal - Fort Garry United Church, 800 Point Rd. - For song list, click here.

April 21-22 - Performance - Out Fort Frances way - Spring Tour!

Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. to noon - Rehearsal - Bethel Mennonite Church, 465 Stafford St. - Spring Sing rehearsal! More details (song list) to come

Sunday, May 6, 2:30 p.m. - Performance - Bethel Mennonite Church, 465 Stafford St. - Spring Sing! More details (arrival time, song list, uniform) to come

Wednesday, May 11, 2 p.m. - Performance - Lions Personal Care Centre, 320 Sherbrooke St. - More details (arrival time, song list, uniform) to come 

 

Dress Code

  • G -  Black golf shirt complete with sewn on WMC crest on left pocket.
  • U -  Short sleeved white shirt, WMC issued tie (the one that's new for 2017-18 season), black single breasted jacket complete with WMC crest on left pocket.
  • R -  Red mock turtle neck top without WMC crest, black single breasted jacket complete with WMC crest on left pocket.
  • M -  Black mock turtle neck top without WMC crest, black jacket.
  • G, U, R, and M uniforms consist of proper fitting grey slacks, black belt (no suspenders), black socks, polished black shoes.