Rehearsals

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The orchestra rehearses at the Homewood Road United Reformed Church, Sandpit Lane St Albans AL1 4BH  on Wednesdays from 7.30pm – 10.00pm, tuning at 7.25pm. Venue opens at 7.10pm.

Winds and brass please arrange a deputy if absent.

Saturday 2nd July 2022

Orchestration

Holst: The Perfect Fool ballet music
3 (1.2.3/pic) 3 (1.2.Eh) 3 (1.2.bcl) 3 (1.2.cbn) – 4 3 3 1 – hp – cel – str
Perc : xyl, slgh-bells,cym,sus cym, tamtam,bd,tambn
NB playable with 3222-4231-tmp+3-hp-str
 
Barber: Violin Concerto
2 (1.2/pic) 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0 – tmp/sd – pf – str
David Le Page, violin

Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
solo English horn
0 1 1[bcl] 2 – 4 0 3 0 – tmp+1 – hp – str
perc: bd

Dvořák: Symphony No.9,  From the New World
2 (1.2/pic) 3 (1.2.Eh) 2 2 – 4 2 3 1 – tmp+1 – str*
Perc : tri, cym
*NB can be played with two oboists, 2nd player doubles cor. Also, tuba has only 14 notes, in 2nd mvt

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