I hope everyone enjoyed and extra hour of sleep over the weekend! Thanks to all the musicans for getting the Nocture markings into your parts from the last email "blast".
Regarding the Bach Sinfonia, below are measures that need to be brought out/practiced throughly so that you can perform then with great confidence -
Vln 2 - mea. 21,22, mea. 33, 34
Vla - mea. 35, 36
Vln. 1 - 40, 42
Vln. 2 - 41
Vln. 1 - 46-51
Vla - 53-56
Vln. 2/Vla - 66-69
'Cello - 70-73
WINDS - any measures with sucessive eighth notes! Be sure to tongue firmly to acheive the "slightly detached" style.
ALL - We are aiming for a performance tempo of half=72
For the Narro Espana Cani -
Take a look specifically at the passages below for your instrument -
Flute, Vln 2, Vla - p.u. to 14-18
Vlns - p.u. to 24 - 32 (Key signature! Make friends with e flat)
'Cello/Bass - p.u. 33 - 40
Vla - 60 - 63
Vln 2, Clarinet - 64-67
Vlns, Vla, WW's - 72 - 79
ALL - We will boost tempo on this tune this week, shooting for quarter = 120!
Two more rehearsals until our performance at James Monroe Middle School. Don't forget to turn in your excused absence letter.
Looking forward to hearing everyone on Wednesday, have fun practicing!
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