Elijah Sits and Stands

Please mark the following sits and stands in your Elijah scores as early as possible!

Seated at start:

STAND – downbeat of 11 bars before chorus No. 1

SIT – downbeat of bar 4 in No. 3 on the word ‘li’ of Elijah

STAND – downbeat of 3 bars before the end of No. 4

SIT – on the word ‘brook’ in No. 6

DOUBLE QUARTET to STAND at the start of No. 7

DOUBLE QUARTET to SIT on orchestra forte (2 bars after final note – E minor chord)

STAND – downbeat of 2nd bar in No. 9

SIT – 3rd beat of bar 3 in No. 14

STAND – Downbeat of Allegro con fuoco in No. 16 (The fire descends from heav’n)

SIT – downbeat of bar 6 in No. 17

STAND – downbeat of No. 19

STAND TILL END OF PART ONE

SIT ON CONDUCTORS CUE FOR PART TWO

STAND – downbeat of 3 bars BEFORE No. 22

REMAIN STANDING AT THE END OF No. 22

SIT at the end of No. 24

“Lift thine eyes’ GROUP to STAND on downbeat of bar 4 in No. 27 (on the word ‘angels’)

STAND on downbeat of No. 29 (QUICKLY!) if conductor doesn’t cue stand

SIT – downbeat of bar 9 in No. 30 (Allegro Vivace)

STAND – downbeat 2 bars before No. 32 (on the word ‘him’)

SIT – downbeat 5 bars before No. 37

STAND – downbeat of No. 38

SIT – downbeat of bar 6 in No. 39 (ppp!!!)

STAND – on 3rd beat, 4 bars before No. 40

REMAIN STANDING AT THE END OF No. 40 TO THE END

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