Practice material

 

These are the music pieces we are playing this term.  Please scroll down the list and find the relevant practise part to print out.

Choir (Tristan)


Sight Reading Class (Catarina)

Violin-I Can Read Rhythm

Violin-I Can Read Pitch

Flute and Oboe-I Can Read

Clarinet-I Can Read

Cello-I Can Read Rhythm

Cello-I Can Read Pitch


Introduction Orchestra (Fiona)

Preparatory First Orchestra (Fiona)


 First Orchestra (Marina)

Tchaikovsky- Weiner – Humoresque

You can listen to the piece here

Basses

cello

Viola

Violin_

Violin_II

Violin_III

George GershwinHigh Hat 

You can listen here, best from 1.12 minutes. And please – dont worry , you don’t have to play the banjo or sing and you don’t have to be able to dance like Fred Astaire 😉although it might help…

Violin1

Violin2

Violin 3

Cello

DoubleBass

Ferdinand Hérold – Zampa Overture

Here is the original version for full orchestra

You can listen to our version here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Violin 3

Viola

Cello

Bass

Junior Orchestra (Marina)

George Bizet – Toreador Song

You can listen here to the original version (ours is slightly different but it gives you an idea)

1st violins

2nd violins

Violas

(4th Violins)

Cello

Bass

Flute 1

Oboe 1

oboe 2 (Flute)

violins – intermediate

Joseph Haydn Symphony No.78 in C minor  (we are playing Menuet and Finale)

You can listen to the piece here – Menuet starts at minute 11.35

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello/Bass

Bassoon

Flutes

Oboe (flute)1

Oboe/(flute)2

Chamber Orchestra (Marina)

Vasily Kalinnikov – Serenade in G minor

You can listen to the piece here.

vn1

vn2

va

vc

doublebass

Benjamin Britten Simple Symphony

You can listen to the piece here.

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Bass

Ethel Smyth – String Quintet op 1    (start with  2nd movem. Andantino poco allegretto)

You can listen to the piece here

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello 1

Cello 2

Amanda Maier Tranquillamente for String Orchestra

You can listen to the original violin and piano version here at minute 11.36

bass

cello

viola

violin 1

violin 2

violin 2b


Parent Orchestra (George)

Barber – Adagio for Strings

V1

V2

Va

Cello

Bass

full-score

Mozart Divertimento in D K.136

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Mozart Divertimento in B flat K.137

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Mozart Divertimento in F K.138

violin 1 bowed

violin 2 bowed

viola bowed

cello bass bowed

Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major K.285

Flute

Violin

Viola

Cello

Mendelssohn Sinfonia 1

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Double Bass


Parent Orchestra (George)

Mozart Divertimento in D K.136

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Mozart Divertimento in B flat K.137

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Mozart Divertimento in F K.138

violin 1 bowed

violin 2 bowed

viola bowed

cello bass bowed

Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major K.285

Flute

Violin

Viola

Cello

Mendelssohn Sinfonia 1

Violin 1

Violin 2

Viola

Cello

Double Bass

Sight Reading Class

Sight Reading Class

In this class students have the opportunity to develop the hugely important skill of sight reading. Emphasis is placed on developing effective note and rhythm reading techniques through games and working together in a small group to deliver convincing performances,…

Individual Instrumental Lessons

Individual Instrumental Lessons

Violin/Viola: Karin Bjork, Iona McDonald, Chloë Meade Cello/Double Bass: Sheena McKenzie, Fiona Nisbett, Dinah Beamish Flute: Luke Strevens Recorder/Clarinet: 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…