Where: Oakland Public Library (central branch) on Madison Ave. between 13th and 14th St. (limited street parking available, strongly suggested to walk from 19th St. and Lake Merritt BART stations)
In collaboration again with National Night Out and Oakland Public Library, we're excited to perform in their outdoor courtyard to help fight crime and make some awesöme music while we're at it! Check out their website for more information on the local and National Night Out movement: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/nno/index.htm
Repertoire, instrumentation, and schedule are as follows, with conductor David Möschler joined by special guest vocalist soloist: Alexandra Sessler, soprano soloist for the Morricone
6:00-7:00pm - Modest Mussorgsky - A Night On Bald Mountain (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov)
INSTRUMENTATION: 2 flutes, 1 piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (in B-flat), 2 bassoons, 4 horns (in F), 2 trumpets (in B-flat), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani (3 drums), 3 percussion (crash cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam), strings
7:00-8:00pm - Percy Grainger "Lincolnshire Posy" (movements 1, 2, 4, 6 only for wind ensemble)INSTRUMENTATION: 2 flutes, 1 piccolo, 2 oboes, 1 english horn, 1 clarinet (E-flat), 3 clarinets (B-flat), 1 bass clarinet (B-flat), 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 2 alto saxes, 1 tenor sax, 1 bari sax, 4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B-flat), 3 trombones, 1 bass trombone, 2 euphoniums, 2 tubas, timpani, percussion (snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, tubular bells, xylophone, glockenspiel, ), double basses
8:00-9:00pm Ennio Morricone "The Ecstasy of Gold" from THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY (arr. A. Verdier)
INSTRUMENTATION: 2 flutes, 1 piccolo, 2 oboes, 1 english horn, 2 clarinets (B-flat), 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 alto saxes, 2 tenor saxes, 1 bari sax, 4 horns, 4 trumpets (B-flat), 3 trombones, 1 bass trombone, tuba, timpani (4 drums), 4 percussion (bass drum, snare drum, tubular bells, vibraphone, xylophone, glockenspiel), piano, electric guitar, soprano soloist, strings
Check out sheet music on Google Drive at the link below:
Reference recordings can be found for all pieces on YouTube or the Facebook event.
Please bring a music stand and battery-powered stand light if you have one (it'll get dark!). We'll have chairs, sheet music, and water for the musicians! (We unfortunately can't have beer at this venue either due to permitting, but we'll have an after party at Mad Oak Bar around the corner at 125 12th St. Oakland)
Email your Awesöme Ambassadors with any questions. Their information can be found at http://www.awesomeorchestra.org/contact.html Expect an email from them a week or so before the session with part assignments and more specific details!
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