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)

Händel  – Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah

Listen to the piece here

Choral score


Introduction Orchestra (Henry)

Purcell – Menuet in E minor

Violin 1

Violin 2

Cello


Prep Orchestra (Fiona)

R. Scott Whittington – Urbanicity

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

cello

Doublebass

William Owens – Hopak

violin 1

violin 2

viola

cello

double bass

 First Orchestra (Marina)

Vivaldi – Concerto for Strings in D major RV 121

Listen to the piece here

and

listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Florence Price – Adoration

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Junior Orchestra (Marina)

Händel  – Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello/Bass

Flute 1

Flute 2

Bassoon

Tromba 1

Timpani

Albeniz – Tango op 165 no 2

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

flutes

Clarinets

Bassoons

Chamber Orchestra (Marina)

Tchaikovsky – String Serenade

Listen to the piece here

and

Listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Doublebass

Vivaldi – Bassoon Concerto RV 484 Andante

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Doublebass


9.30 String Quartet (Catherine)

Haydn – string quartet op 42

10.15 String Quartet (Catherine)

Haydn String Quartet opus 50 no 5

 vln 1 page 18-21 of this

vln 2 pages 14-16 of this

viola pages 14-16 of this

cello page 12-14 of this

11.00 String ensemble (Catherine)

Haydn String Quartet opus 20 no 1

violin 1 pages 2,3 and 4 of this

violin 2 pages 3,4 and 5 of this

cello pages 3,4 and 5 of this


Wind Ensemble (David)

Fauré – Sicilienne

Flute

Oboe or 2nd flute

Bassoon

Full Score

James Hook (arr Evans) – The Lass of Richmond Hill 

Flutes

Bassoon

Full Score


Ensemble Tutti Mundi (10.15 Fiona)

Swift Ensemble (11.00 Fiona)


Flute beginner class (David)

Bach and more scales for Easter

Bach Minuet Duet_2_6 – Full Score

Minor scales, Bb exercises – Full Score

Scales and arpeggios for Easter

Scales and arpeggios for Easter – Full Score


Parent Orchestra (David)

Mozart Symphony No37 G Major (Micheal Haydn)

Score

Flute

Oboe 1&2

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello:Bass

Tchaikovsky – String Serenade

score

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Amy Beach – theme and Variations (flute and strings)

Beach_Theme_and_Variations_Op.80 score

Beach – Theme_and_Variations_Op.80 flute

Beach – Theme_and_Variations_Op.80 violin1

Beach – Theme_and_Variations_Op.80 violin2

Beach – Theme_and_Variations_Op.80 viola

‎Beach – Theme_and_Variations_Op.80 cello

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. 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…