Music Recordings

Rehearsal Recordings for Common Thread’s 2018 – 2019 Season

This is where you can get audio recordings to help you learn our repertoire.

If you are looking for the sheet music, click here instead.

As additions are made throughout the year we will let you know in the Weekly.

How do I download music practice tracks?

Before you begin the download:

  • Firefox for Windows go to: Tools -> Options -> Applications ->
    Choose MPEG Layer3 Audio from the list and set the action to Always ask
  • Firefox for Ubuntu go to: edit >preferences >applications find MP3 audio file and make sure it is always-ask
  • Internet Explorer: right click the mouse and select “Save Target as…”

Select which recordings you want to download

Full SATB  |  Pronunciations  |  Lyrics

Alto  |  Bass  |  Soprano  |  Tenor  |  Solo

The track for A Place Where I Am Home is entirely instrumental, with the parts following one another.


You Tube links to help you with practicing, more as an indication than as something to imitate literally:

Common Thread
CT choir :

Ella’s Song

Original Sweet Honey in the Rock:–gFrc

Mae Velha

Original Cesaria Evora :

Listen to the Voices

Original (Holly Near, Pat Humphreys and Sandy O) :

Juana Azurduy


Group Illapu :

Mercedes Sosa :

Aloha ‘Oe


Harriet Tubman

Treble voices version:

SATB school :

OVCC, with band added :

What Happens When a Woman



Be Like the Bird