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)

YMC Choir sessions (Summer 2020)

Consider Yourself _G major (AB4)

Style-and-periods

Manuscript Paper (bass clef)

 

Interesting for all Orchestra Players

Beethoven – Nigel’s favourite works and performances

For all string players: Masters of the Bow

Introduction Orchestra (Henry)

Tchaikovsky – Theme from Swan lake

VIOLIN

CELLO

Haydn – Emperor String Quartet

VIOLIN

CELLO

Peasant Kantata

VIOLIN

EASY VIOLIN

CELLO

 

Prep Orchestra (Fiona)

Borodin – Polovtsian Dances

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

cello

Bass

Manuscript Paper

Violin

Viola

Cello-Bass

First Orchestra (Nigel)

Brahms – Hungarian Dance

Violin I

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Somewhere over the Rainbow

Please copy these  bowings and fingerings into your parts

Rainbow Score with markings

You can download sound files for each section and try and play with it. E.g. if you are a 2nd violin try to play your part together with either 1st violin  or viola or cello part.

 

Violin 1

 

Violin 2

 

 

Viola

 

Cello

Junior Orchestra (Nigel)

Bach – Overture

you can listen to the piece here

You can download sound files for each section and try and play with it. E.g. if you are a 2nd violin try to play your part together with either 1st violin  or viola or cello part.

violin 1 with revised markings

 

violin 2 with revised markings

 

viola

 

cello/bass

 

Flute

Clarinet in Bb

Horn in F

Chamber Orchestra (Nigel)

Vivaldi – Concerto in B minor

Vivaldi Concerto for 4 violins guide

Violin 1

Violin 2

Violin 3

Violin 4

Viola 1

Viola 2

Cello Solo

Cello

Bass

Wind Ensemble (David)

Scott Joplin – The Entertainer

Flute 1 and 2

Clarinet in Bb (1 and 2)

Horn in F

Bassoon

Violoncello

Full Score

Haydn – Divertimento

Flute

Clarinet in Bb

Horn in F

bassoon

Violoncello

Ensemble Tutti Mundi (10.15 Fiona)

Chaminade – Villlanelle

Violin 1

violin 2

Viola

Cello

Swift Ensemble (11.00 Fiona)

Mendelssohn –  Canzonetta

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Tenore (11.45 Fiona)

Dotzauer -Andante

Cello 1

Cello 2

Double Bass

Score

Primrose Ensemble (9.30 Tanja)

Rhythmical Study

Ensemble Rhythmic Studies

Taneyev Trio

Violin 1

violin 1 with revised markingsViolin 2

Viola

Sextett (10.15 Tanja)

Souvenir de Florence

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola 1

Viola 2

Cello 1

Cello 2

Moonlight Quartet (11.00 Tanja)

Sarasate – Navarra

Violin 1

Violin 2

Sam Trio (11.45 Tanja)

Irsen – Terzett

Violin 1

Violin 2

Violin 3

Flute beginner class (David)

E flat scales

E flat Scales and Tunes

Long Notes

Long notes scales and melodies

Violin Beginner class

Bowing exercises

Bowing exercise

Parent Orchestra (David)

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

Choir

The Choir enables all children from eight upwards to sing together. It includes both Kodály and voice training and older children are given some special repertoire. Regular concerts are given and the director will encourage solo performance by singers. The…

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. Some of the repertoire includes wind players…

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…