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)

Jonathan Dove  – Snow 

Listen to the piece here

Voice Parts

Jonathan Dove – Waters

Listen to the piece here

Voice Parts

Jonathan Dove  –Pleasant and Delightful (arr Paul Sartin)  

Listen to the piece here

Voice Parts

Errolyn Warren – The OK Song 

Listen to the piece here

Voice Parts

Cecilia McDowell – Shadow-maker 

Listen to the piece here

Voice Parts

Peter Jenkins – The Owls

Voice Parts


 Introduction Orchestra (Fiona)

Edward Grieg – In the hall of the Mountain King

Listen to the original version for symphony orchestra here

VIOLIN

VIOLA

CELLO

BASS

Preparatory First Orchestra (Fiona)

Robin Wedderbrun- By the River

Violin 1

Violin 2

Violin 3

Cello

Double Bass


 First Orchestra (Marina)

Tomaso Albinoni  – Sinfonia in G Major

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Violin 3

Cello/bass

Barbara Heller – Schlaflied zum Wachwerden

Listen here to the original version for violin and piano

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Edward Grieg – In the hall of the Mountain King

Listen to the original version for symphony orchestra here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Violin 3

Cello

Bass

Franz Schubert – Valse Nobles

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Double Bass

Camille Saint Saens – Elephant from carnival of the animals

Listen to the piece here
Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Junior Orchestra (Marina)

Johann Sebastian Bach – Orchestral Suite no 1 (Gavotte/ Menuet)

Listen to the piece here Gavotte at 8.15 min Menuet at 12.10 min

Oboe/Flute 1

Oboe/Flute 2

Bassoon

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello/Bass

Henriëtte Bosmans – Arietta (arr. David Evans)

Listen to the original version  for violin and piano here from Marina’s CD with works by Henriette Bosmans:

Flutes 1,2,3

Bassoon

Violin I

Violin II

Viola

Cello

Double Bass

Tchaikovsky – Dance des Cygnes (from Swan lake suite)

watch and listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Flute 1

 flute 2

 Oboe 1(Flute 3)

Oboe 2

Bassoon

Chamber Orchestra (Marina)

Mieczysław Karłowicz – Serenade for Strings opus 2

Listen to the piece here\

Score

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Felix Mendelssohn – String Sinfonie no 7 in D minor

Listen to the piece here

Score

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor – Noveletten for Strings opus 52

Listen to the piece here

Score

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Brahms – Sextet no 1 opus 18

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1 (bowed)

Violin 2 (bowed)

VA 1 (bowed)

VA 2 (bowed)

Cello 1 (bowed)

Cello 2 (bowed)

Dvorak – Serenade no 1 opus 22

Listen to the piece here

violin 1

violin 2

violas

celli

bass


Parent Orchestra (George)

Mozart Divertimento K.136

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Mozart Divertimento K.137

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Mozart Divertimento K.138

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major K.285

Flute

Violin

Viola

Cello

Mendelssohn Sinfonia 1

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Double Bass

Individual Instrumental Lessons

Individual Instrumental Lessons

Violin/Viola: Marina Moore, Roman Lytwyniw, Karin Bjork, Iona McDonald Cello/Double Bass: Sheena McKenzie, Fiona Nisbett Flute: Luke Strevens Recorder: Elizabeth Knatt YMC has recently added individual instrumental tuition to it’s wide ranging offer. One to one tuition is where students…

Choir

Choir

Singing in a choir is good for your soul! Join the YMC choir this term and you won’t regret it. We meet at 11:45am. We have a great range of songs in different styles. Combine pitch, rhythm and language, and…

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 Roman Lytwyniw, 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 these ensembles…