September 15, 2021 Homework Arioso

Terrific work in sectionals today!!


G, A, D, C – 3 octaves for violin
Ab, Bb, Eb, E, F – 2 octaves for violin

C, D, F, G – 3 octaves for viola/cello
Eb, E, Ab, A, Bb – 2 octaves for viola/cello

Homework for this week:
Click the titles below to listen!

MPA Music – this music will be for our concert in February!

Ariosti/Clark – Vespasian Overture
Listen to the recording with your part in hand!
Practice your rhythms with a metronome.


Tchaikovsky/Meyer – Serenade for Strings
Practice mm. 1-43 aiming for a “gossamer” sound. Think of fairies, dry ice, fog in Scotland!
How is this achieved musically?
– fast bows
– light pressure
– lots of vibrato!
– sensitivity to sound
Practice mm. 1-45 with metronome at 60.

Practice mm. 46 to 133 with metronome at 120.


Soon Hee Newbold – Perseus
Listen a lot with your part in hand! (click above for recording)
Review mm. 1-100. Practice with metronome at the indicated tempos or slightly lower if needed.
NEW: Learn mm. 101-end!!



Theory homework:
Arioso A: off week
Arioso B: off week
Arioso C: off week
Arioso D: off week
Arioso E: off week

Arioso H: off week


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