Summer Reading Sessions

 

The Montgomery Philharmonic is excited to offer our traditional Summer Reading Sessions.  The sessions are open to musicians who feel they can play orchestral music. Please remember there are COVID protocols in place for your safety.

srs info

Please use the  following guidelines to help us maintain your safety – 

  • Please print your music or download to your tablet using the links for each piece. We will not be bringing any extra parts, so this is your responsibility. If you are absolutely desperate, please let us know and we will try to help.
  • Please wear a mask except when it is impossible to play while wearing a mask.

 

SRS REPERTOIRE

The repertoire is exciting and will help us build our orchestra. We encourage anyone who wants to get back in shape to join us for SRS.

Summer Reading Sessions 2022

July 11

Symphony No. 41 in C major, “Jupiter” KV 551 – Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-91) (30’)

Flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, vola, cello, double bass

Symphony No. 8 in F major, Opus 93 (1812) – Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827) (28’ 12”)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, vola, cello, double bass

Mathis der Maler, IPH 89 (1933) – Paul Hindemith (1895–1963) (26’ 30”)

2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, glockenspiel, snare drum, triangle, cymbals, bass drum, violin 1, violin 2, vola, cello, double bass

July 18

Symphony No. 8 in G major, Opus 88 (1889) – Dvorak, Antonin (1841-1904) (37’ 10”)

2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, vola, cello, double bass

Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Opus 68 – Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) (46’ 50”)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets 3 trombones, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, vola, cello, double bass

July 25

Isle of the Dead, Opus 29 – Serge Rachmaninoff (1873–1943) (21’ 40”)

3 flutes (fl. 3 doubles piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 Bb clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 6 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, harp, violin 1, violin 2, vola, cello, double bass

Concerto for Orchestra, SZ 116, BB 123 (1943) – Bartok, Bela (1881-1945) (36’ 56”)

3 flutes (3rd flute also doubles piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd oboe also doubles piccolos), 3 clarinets (3rd clarinet also doubles bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd bassoon also doubles contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, 2 harps, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass

August 1

Scherzo fantastique (1908) – Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) (12’ 35”)

piccolo, 3 flutes (2nd flute also doubles also flute, 3rd flute doubles as 2nd piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, contra alto trumpet in F, cymbals, celesta, 3 harps, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass

Symphony No. 1 in D major, “Titan” (1887-88) – Mahler, Gustav (1860-1911) (55’ 24”)

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 7 horns, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, timpani, triangle, tam tam, cymbals, bass drum, harp, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass

Montgomery Philharmonic

451 Hungerford Dr.
Suite 119-560
rockville, md 20850
301-337-7516
info@montgomeryphilharmonic.org