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.

If absent or late, please inform section principals (strings) or David Utting: 07930 313790 (winds, brass) in advance. Winds and brass please arrange a deputy if absent.

Saturday 9th May 2020

Colours of France

Orchestration

Claude Debussy – Nocturnes – 25’
16 women’s voices (positioned in the orchestra) in last mvt
3[1.2.3/pic]  3[1.2.Eh]  2  3 — 4  3  3  1 — tmp+2 — 2hp — str
perc: field dr, cym

Joseph Canteloube – Chants d’Auvergne – 18’
Soloist : Susana Gaspar

  • Baïlèro (Chante de berger de Haute-Auvergne) (7’)
    3[1.2.pic]  1  2  2 — 2  1  0  0 — tmp — pf — str
  • Trois bourrées (6’)
    3[1.2.pic]  1  2  2 — 2  1  0  0 — tmp+1 — pf — str   perc: tambn
    1. L’aïo dé rotso (L’eau de source)
    2. Ound’ onorèn gorda? (Où irons-nous garder?)
    3. Obal din lou Limouzi (Là-bas dans le Limousin)
  • La pastoura al camps (La bergère aux champs) (2’)
    3[1.2.pic]  2  2  2 — 2  0  0  0 — pf — str
  • Chut, chut (3’)
    2[1.pic]  1  2  2 — 2  1  0  0 — pf — str

Francis Poulenc Litanies á la Vierge Noire – 9’
Conductor : Deborah Miles-Johnson
Voices and organ only

Camille Saint-Saëns – Symphony No.3, ‘Organ Symphony’ – 36’
Organ : Andrew Parnell
3[1.2.3/pic]  3[1.2.Eh]  3[1.2.bcl]  3[1.2.cbn] — 4  3  3  1 — tmp+2 — org, pf 4-hands — str
perc: cym, tri, bd