Practice material

Here is a list of music pieces we are playing this term. Please scroll down the list and find the relevant practise part to print out. Many thanks

Choir + voice/aural classes (Alison)

Choir:

Ave Verum

K618_Ave_verum_VS_PML

Fishing Song

Fishing song voices only

We’re off to see the Wizard (just words)

We’re off to see the wizard_WORD SHEET YMC-2


 Introduction Orchestra (Fiona)

BSS Boogie

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

double bass

Peter Martin- Loose Leaf Rag

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

double bass

Brian Balmages- The Abandoned Funhouse

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

double bass

Preparatory First Orchestra (Fiona)

Robin Wedderbrun- By the River

violin 1

violin 2

violin 3

cello

cello/double bass

double bass

score

Brian Balmages- Sweet Petite Winter Suite

1. Candy Canes

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

double bass

flute

score

2. Hot Chocolate

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

double bass

flute

score

3. Peppermint Bark

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

double bass

flute

score

4. Gingerbread Man

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

double bass

flute

score

 First Orchestra (Marina)

Béla Bartók –  2 pieces for Children

We are playing number 2 and 8.

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

bass

Fred Ebb and John Kander – Chicago

Listen to the piece here (not quite our version , but it gives you an idea 😃)

We are playing Razzle Dazzle + And all that Jazz (not my own best friend)

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

bass

Tchaikovsky – Chanson Triste

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello/Bass

Junior Orchestra (Marina)

Sibelius – Valse Triste

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

cello

Bass

Flutes

Clarinet

Bassoon

Florence Price – Juba Dance

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Double Basse

Flute

Oboe (Flute)

Clarinets in Bb

Clarinet in A

Bassoon

Leo Weiner – Kleine Suite op 3 (3rd Mov.)

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Flute 1

Oboe 1 (Flute)

Clarinet in B (1)

Bassoon 1

Chamber Orchestra (Marina)

Händel – Concerto Grosso opus 6 no 7

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

cello/basso

Bach – Brandenburg concerto no 4

Listen to the piece here

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

bass

flute 1 and 2

solo violin

Khatchaturian – Masquerade

Listen to the piece here

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello/bass

Grieg – nordic melodie

Listen to the piece here

violin 1 (1)

violin 1 (2)

violin 2 (1)

violin 2 (2)

viola 1

viola 2

cello 1

cello 2

bass

 


Parent Orchestra (George)

Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik K525

Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik K525 (score)

Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik K525 (Flute)

Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik K525 (violin 1)

Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik K525 (violin 2)

Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik K525 (viola)

Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik K525 (cello:bass)

Mozart – Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K.546

Mozart – Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K.546 (score)

Mozart – Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K.546 (violin 1)

Mozart – Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K.546 (violin 2)

Mozart – Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K.546 (viola)

Mozart – Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K.546 (cello)

Mozart – Flute Quartet in D major, K.285 

Mozart – Flute Quartet in D major, K.285 (score)

Mozart – Flute Quartet in D major, K.285 (flute)

Mozart – Flute Quartet in D major, K.285 (violin)

Mozart – Flute Quartet in D major, K.285 (viola)

Mozart – Flute Quartet in D major, K.285 (cello)

Haydn – London Trios (for smaller ensemble)

This is  case of lots of absences. Flute will play 1st Flute part and violins 2nd Flute part.

haydn_londoner_trios_Flute 1

haydn_londoner_trios_Flute 2 or violin

haydn_londoner_trios_cello

Mozart Symphony No37 G Major (Micheal Haydn)

Score

Flute

Oboe 1&2

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello:Bass

 

 

Choir

Choir

Singing in a choir is good for your soul! Join the YMC choir online this term and you won’t regret it. We meet at 11am (online at present- via Zoom). We have a great range of songs in different styles….

Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Orchestra

This is our flagship orchestra. Children usually will have achieved Grade 7 – 8 on their violin and Grade 6 on violas or cellos to take part. We play some very challenging repertoire including works specially written for us, therefore…

Junior Orchestra

Junior Orchestra

In the Junior Orchestra (for string and wind players) we aim to work on more advanced repertoire and therefore Grade 6 is expected from violinists and a good Grade 5 violists and cellists. Wind players should be grade 6 and…

First Orchestra

First Orchestra

This is a string orchestra made up of children who are usually about grade 5 standard on violin and viola and grade 4 on cello. By this stage they should have a good degree of ‘instrumental’ knowledge in all the…

Preparatory First Orchestra

Preparatory First Orchestra

This is an orchestra for string and wind players mostly made up of children around the ages of 8-11 and the standard of playing ranges from children who have a good working knowledge of 3rd position i.e. grades 3-4 on…

Introduction to Orchestral Playing

Introduction to Orchestral Playing

This is a string ensemble mostly made up of children 6-8 years of age. The standard of playing ranges from children who have just left their first year group lessons on violin, viola and cello to children who have taken…

Junior Musicianship

Junior Musicianship

These are pre instrumental musicianship classes which are organised into small groups for our youngest YMC members between the ages of 2-6 years. These classes run every half hour through the Saturday morning arranged by age. The aim of the…

Instrumental beginner classes

Instrumental beginner classes

These are group beginner classes for children from 5 years of age for violin, viola, cello and recorder or for flute from 7 years upwards. The classes start every September and run for one year only, after which children are…

String Ensembles

String Ensembles

Run by Tanja Goldberg, Elsa Cusido, Sheena McKenzie and Fiona Nisbett These ensembles are smaller chamber groups (3 -8 players) of students from the same orchestra coached by one of our specialist teachers. Children who wish to join one of…

Wind Ensemble

Wind Ensemble

The wind ensembles are aimed at players of all woodwind instruments of grade 3+ standard to give them a gentle introduction to the necessary art and enjoyment of ensemble playing. It should provide them with a solid base for future…