Rehearsal Oct 8

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Rehearsal schedule

Here's the schedule for this Saturday's rehearsal:

  • 10:15 Mov. 3
  • Low Brass arrive at 10:45
  • 10:45 Mov. 4
  • 11:10 Break
  • 11:20  cont. Mov. 4?-then Mov 1
  • (depending on how it goes, we may do Mov. 2 during the last 10 Mins.)

Practice spots

This week, as you practice, please give special attention to the sections that we focused on in sectionals! Find your orchestra section below for a list of those spots:

Also, some have been surprised by the announcement of a DUSS performance in conjunction with a North Carolina Symphony Concert on Oct. 21. This is not a DUSS orchestra performance, but a few chamber groups. If you're playing, I'm sure you already know!

Violin 1

  • Mov. 1
    • m. 52 (5 before C) until m. 61 (4 after C)
    • m. 94-95
    • m. 101 (5 after E) until Letter F  (m. 127).
    • m. 182 (6 before J until J)
    • m. 223 & 224
    • m. 262  until m.. 273
    • m. 306- m. 315
  • Mov. 2
    • m. 26-Letter B
    • Letter H- Letter J
    • Letter K and Letter M to the end 
  • Mov. 3
    • m . 39-until Letter C
    • m. 104- Letter E
    • m. 136 until Letter G Mov.
  • Mov. 4
    •  Letter C-Letter D
    • Letter E-m. 121
    • Letter K- Letter M
    • Letter R- to the END!

Violin 2

  • Mov. 1
    • Overall dotted rhythms need to be precise and not sound like triplets
    • Letter D-Letter E
    • Then a few measures later with the 16th notes
    • 3 measures before Letter L
    • intonation 3 measures before Letter N
  • Mov. 2
    • 6 measrues before Letter B
    • Letter E (don’t rush 32nd notes)
    • 2 measures before Letter M until Letter N (very expressive before Letter N)
  • Mov. 3
    • 4 measures before B
  • Mov. 4
    • 7 measures after Letter G all the way through Letter L

Viola

  • Mov. 1
    • Letter D-Letter E
    • Then after Letter E
    • m. 165…
  • Mov. 2
    • 4 measures after Letter E-Letter F
  • Mov. 3
    • 4 measures before Letter B – m. 52
    • Letter D- Letter G
    • m. 216-m. 226
  • Mov. 4
    • Letter E- 7 measures after Letter F
    • Letter K-Letter L

Cello/Bass

  • Mov. 1
    • Beginning
    • Letter D_E
    • Letter F –m. 144
    • Letter G-Letter J
  • Mov. 2
    • m. 65-Letter E
    • m. 76–m. 96
    • 4 measures before K (FF with accents, rhythm)
  • Mov. 3
    • Start two measures before Letter D (m. 85) and practice to letter G
  • Mov. 4
    • Letter A-Letter D
    • m. 135-155
    • 6 measures before Letter N –Letter  P (exposed, intonation, watch for ritard!)

Winds

  • Movement 1: 
    • Beginning intonation
    • m. 219 until Letter L trumpet / low brass intonation
    • Letter  M
  • Movement 2: 
    • A:  articulation and phrasing, B to C, C - D (flute/oboe duet: phrasing, intonation), D to E, K – M short, like a sigh/ relax..and trumpet entrance 2 after L
  • Movement 3: 
    • Beginning (rhythms, flow), Letter A intonation, measure 57 - C:  rhythms, 7 before D (connecting into Letter D) D:  flute/oboe/trumpet with hemiola ,  the 16th notes with hemiola from  measure 151 to Letter G
  • Movement 4:
    • Beginning
    • Pick up to H (Trombones/ Tuba own this section!)
    • Measure 123 - 170:  articulation and phrasing
    • M to N:  dynamics, articulation, phrasing
    • P to Q for clarinets and oboes
    • Measures 323 - R:  flute, oboe:  intonation, dynamics, phraseing, the ritard coming into R