Rehearsals

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 1st January 2022

New Year’s Day Concert

Orchestration

Gustav Holst: The Planets
Hidden female chorus (wordless) in last movement 
4[1.2.3/pic1.4/afl/pic2]4[1.2.3/bass ob.Eh]4[1.2.3.bcl]4[1.2.3.cbn] 6431 – tenor tuba – 2tmp+4 – 2hp – cel, org- str 

John Williams: ‘Flying Theme’ from E.T.
2222 4331- tmp  -perc – pf – str

Strauss: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
2[1.2/pic]222 – 4211 – tmp+2 – hp – str

J Strauss Jr: Thunder and Lightning Polka
2[1.pic]222 – 4331 – tmp+3 – str

Saturday 12th March 2022

Orchestration

Malcolm Arnold Symphony No.5
3[1.2/pic.pic]222 – 4331 – tmp+2 – hp – cel – str

Malcolm Arnold Clarinet Concerto No.2
Soloist : Mark van de Wiel  
2[1.2/pic]202 – 2000 – tmp/perc – str
perc: tmp(mvts 1-2), set(mvt 3: bd, sd, woodblk, cowbell, cym)

Johannes Brahms Symphony No.3
2223[1.2.cbn] – 4230 – tmp – str