Rehearsal Notes for Rehearsal on 9/25, Last September Rehearsal!
Hello YCO Families -
I hope everyone is enjoying a bit of cooler weather today! This week's rehearsal will be our last sectional/full rehearsal schedule. We will focus on Espana Cani and Nocturne in both the sectionals and the full rehearsal.
Attendance was great last week! I was very pleased with our progress with the Bach "Sinfonia" and really enjoyed working with the brass in sectional. Practice the Bach slow - quarter = 116 and work up. "Slightly detaced" pretty much sums up the style of the tune, seperate notes! Don't just play the parts you know, work on the tougher sections! Remember, a little practice on a consistent basis goes a long way. Don't get frustrated, move on to the next section. You'll get it!
Here is a link to the original Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 for strings which Back later used for Cantata 174, the basis for our version. Listen for style and how they balance to the primary musical line - https://youtu.be/l1maDHoAEV0
The sectional coaches all tell me what a great group you are to work with, and I feel very much the same way. As the ensemble "gells" I appreciate everyone's great attitudes and hard work. Let's end September strong this week as we get more into the details of music making on our program. Enjoy your Sunday, have a good start to the week (practicing especially) and I look forward to hearing you on Wednesday!
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