Instrumentation notes

58th season
2017-18

(as of 12/10/2017)

Music Garden Concert – reduced orchestra
Friday, September 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Charter Oak Park Music Garden, Manchester, CT
National Anthem  
Bizet – Selections from Bizet Carmen Suite #2  
Piazzolla – Oblivion strings only
Autumn Leaves  
Sousa – Stars & Stripes Forever  
   
Concert 1 – Chorale “Simple Gifts”
Saturday, November 18th, 2017 (7:30pm)
Emanuel Lutheran Church, Manchester, CT
Schubert – Mass in G SATB, STB Soli 0.2.0.2/0.2.0.0 TIMP ORG STR
Brahms – How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place  SATB
Copland – Simple Gifts SATB
Copland – Zion’s Walls SATB
Dawson – Ain’ a That Good News SATB
Haydn – The Heavens Are Telling SATB, STB Soli
Larson – Sing to the Lord of Harvest SATB
Rutter – For the Beauty of the Earth SATB
Rutter – Gaelic Blessing SATB
Sleeth – A Song of Thanksgiving SATB
Thompson – The God Who Gave Us Life SATB
Thompson – The Road Not Taken SATB
   
Concert 2 – Orchestra “Nutcracker”
Friday, December 1st, 2017 (7:30pm)
Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT
Anderson – Christmas Festival 2+1.2.2.2/4.3.3.1 TIMP 6 PERC AAT SAX
  HP (ORG) STR
Verdi – La Forza del Destino Overture 2.2.2.2/4.2.3.1 TIMP HP STR
Saint-Saens – Cello Concerto #1 2.2.2.2/4.2.0.0 TIMP STR
      Ignacy Gaydamovich, cello  
Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker 3D2.2+1.2+1.2/4.2.3.1 TIMP PERC 2HP CEL STR
Anderson – Sleigh Ride 2+1.2.2.2/4.3.3.1 PERC SAX STR
   
Extra – Orchestra performance of Nutcracker Ballet with CCB
Saturday, December 9th, 2017 (12:00pm and 4:00pm)
Manchester High School, Manchester, CT
 
   
Concert 3 – Chorale/Orchestra “Fauré Requiem”
Friday, March 23rd, 2018 (7:30pm)
Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT
Fauré – Cantique de Jean Racine SATB
Mozart – Symphony No. 31 in D, K. 297 “Paris” mvmts 1 & 3 2.2.2.2/2.2.0.0 TIMP STR
Wagner – Good Friday Spell from Parsifal 3.3.2.2/4.2.3.1 TIMP STR
Fauré – Requiem SATB div, SB soli
   2.0.2.2/4.2.3.0,timp,org,hp,str    full instrumentation
   0.0.0.(2)/4.2.0.0,(2 timp),hp,org,str, violin solo Min: 2hn,hp,org,str,vn solo (all other optional)
   
Concert 4 – Orchestra “Exploring Sound”
Saturday, April 21st, 2018 (7:30pm)
Manchester High School
Copland – Fanfare for the Common Man 0.0.0.0/4.3.3.1 TIMP PERC
Dvorak – Wind Serenade 0.2.2.2+1/3.0.0.0 STR
Bach – Concerto for Two Violins CEM STR
Berlioz – March to the Scaffold from Symphonie Fantastique 2.2.2.4/4.2+2.3.2 TIMP PERC STR
Rimsky-Korsakov – Capriccio Espagnol 3.2.2.2/4.2.3.1 TIMP PERC HP STR
   
Concert 5 – Chorale/Orchestra “Pops” “An American Road Trip”
Saturday, June 9th, 2018 (7:30pm)
Location TBD
Discovering the USA through music