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Monday, February 13, 2012
Valentine's Day in the Orchestra

Plan ahead for Valentine's Day 2013 with these lovable classics available from G. Schirmer/AMP. These romantic works will have couples of all kind swooning in their seats.

    Three Valentine Lists:
  1. Works for Orchestra
  2. Soloist(s) and Orchestra
  3. Chamber Works
Works for Orchestra

The Beatles

Beatles Hits Medley
2(pic).2.2.2/4331/timp.2perc/hp.pf/ebass/str
12 mins
arr. Jeff Tyzik
    1. I Want To Hold Your Hand
    2. She Loves You
    3. Yesterday
    4. Eleanor Rigby
    5. Hey, Jude
    6. Get Back
    7. Yellow Submarine

Classic Beatles: A Medley
3333/4331/timp.3perc/pf[cel]/str
11 mins
arr. by Peter Mansfield
    1. The Long and Winding Road
    2. Here, There and Everywhere
    3. And I Love Her
    4. When I'm 64
    5. I've Just Seen a Face
    6. A Hard Day's Night
    7. Norwegian Wood
    8. Hey, Jude

The Great Beatles Singles Suite II
3(pic).2+ca.2+bcl.3(cbn)/4331/timp.3perc/hp.pf(cel)/str
18 mins
arr. by Andrew Jackman
    1. All You Need Is Love
    2. Help
    3. Yesterday
    4. Get Back

Vincenzo Bellini

Romeo and Juliet, Overture
1222/4.2.3.1.oph/timp.perc/str
5 mins


Michael Gordon

Love Bead
1(pic).1(ca).0+bcl.0+cbn/1110/sampler.ebgtr.egtr/vn.va.vc (all instruments amplified)
10 minutes

Sunshine Of Your Love
444.4asx.4/4442/2timp.4perc/2egtr.2eb/4kbd/str
9 minutes


Percy Grainger

The Power of Love
2+pic.222+bcl.ssx+tsx+barsx.2/4331/hmn.hp.org/str


Dmitri Kabalevsky

Romeo and Juliet, Musical Sketches
3333/4331/timp.perc/hp.pf/str
34 minutes


Sergei Prokofiev

Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64
2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.tsx.2+cbn/6.3+cnt.3.1/timp.perc.glock.xyl/2hp.pf.cel.2man/str; banda: 4hn, 6 tpt, thn, barhn, 2tba, 4perc
2 hours, 10 minutes

Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (reduced orchestration, arr. William McDermott)
2222/2211/timp.2perc/hp.pf/str
2 hours, 10 minutes

Romeo and Juliet, Suite I, Op. 64A
333.tsx.3/42+cnt.31/timp.perc.glock/hp.cel.pf/str
28 minutes

Romeo and Juliet, Suite II, Op. 64B
2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.perc/cel.pf.hp/str
32 minutes

Scenes from the Ballet "Romeo and Juliet" (arr. Rudolf Barshai)
333.tsx.3/63+cnt.31/timp.perc.chm.glock.xyl/hp.cel.pf/str
45 minutes

Karl Aage Rasmussen

Symphony for Young Lovers
3.3.3.tsx.2/4.3.3.1/timp.perc/hp/pf/str
18 minutes
Miklós Rózsa

Love Scene from "El Cid"
3232/4331/timp.2perc/pf/hp/str
5 minutes
Joby Talbot

Lovers' Ink
str
20 minutes


Soloist(s) and Orchestra

Samuel Barber

The Lovers
Solo: Baritone, Mixed Chorus; 2+pic+afl.2+ca.2+bcl.2/4331/timp.perc/hp.pf.cel/str
31 minutes
Richard Rodney Bennett

Love Spells
Solo: Soprano; 2+pic.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4.3.2+btbn.1/timp.3perc/hp.pf(cel)/str
14 minutes

Lovesongs
Solo: Tenor; 2(pic)221/2221/timp.2perc/hp.pf[=cel]/gtr(amp)/str(min 12.10.8.6.4)
22 minutes
 


Charles Desmond

A Day for Love
Solo: Voice; 1121/2230/timp(perc)/hp.cel/str

Aaron Jay Kernis

Valentines
Solo: Soprano; 4(2pic).3(ca).3(Ebcl,bcl).3(cbn)/4.3.2+btbn.1/timp.4perc/hp.pf+cel/gtr/str
25 minutes
Peter Lieberson

Neruda Songs
Solo: Mezzo-soprano; 2(pic).1+ca.2(bcl).2/2200/2perc.hp.pf/str
30 minutes

Songs of Love and Sorrow
Solo: Baritone; 2(pic).1+ca.2.2(cbn)/2.2.0.0/timp.2perc/pf.hp/str
25 minutes

David Lang

Fur
Solo: Piano; 3.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cbn/4331/timp.4perc/cel/str
23 minutes

Loud Love Songs
Solo: Percussion; 1222/2111/timp.3perc/pf/str
15 minutes

Per Nørgård

Three Love Songs
Solo: Alto; 1+2pic.2+ca.2.1+2cbn/4.4.2.0/timp.perc/str

Gösta Nystroem

Three Love Songs
Solo: Medium Voice; 1121/2100/timp/hp.cel/str

Miklós Rózsa

Love Theme from "Ben Hur"
Solo: Violin; 2232/4330/timp/2hp/str
5 minutes
Augusta Read Thomas

Sunlight Echos
SATB Chorus; 3.2(ca).3.3/4331/3perc/hp/str
5 minutes
Peter Warlock

Aspects of Love and Contentment
Solo: Soprano; 1010/1000/hp/str


Chamber Works

George Antheil

Valentine Waltzes
pf
7 minutes
Philip Glass

Modern Love Waltz
fl.cl/[vib]/[hp].2kbd
12 minutes
Aaron Jay Kernis

Valentines
soprano, piano
25 minutes
 


George Newson

Valentine
Solo: Soprano, narrator; 1.0+ca.1+bthn(ssx).1(cbn)/0110/perc/2vc
35 minutes

Alexander Raskatov

Ode to Valentine's Day
8 vc and a bottle of champagne
4 minutes
Joan Tower

Valentine Trills
fl
2 minutes

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