Although we are in 1, it is slow. Put your metronome on quarter notes so you can feel the subdivisions. This is especially helpful when you have eighth notes.
Strings, measure 53 is not as fast as you think.
A waltz is a type of ballroom dance. Make sure to play with a delicate sound, not heavy and aggressive.
Measure 10- the ritardando starts on beat 3, not earlier.
Measure 11- this section is conducted in 4
Measure 40- this section is conducted in 2
Measure 83- eighth note stays the same, this section is conducted in 4
Tremolo- violins, change notes on the beat.
West Side Story
Measure 139- this section is conducted in 2
Measure 127- subito piano on beat 1. (Subito means suddenly)
We didn’t get to this piece today, so we will be looking at it next rehearsal
Bring a pencil to rehearsal!!
Sectionals continue next week- only 2 more left!!
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