If you've missed the rehearsal, here is the file for parts for the Dance of the Reed Flutes.
Mantras: Violin 1: work on the opening accents section, practice counting slow sections
All students: practice counting slow section and practice measures 104 to the end.
Danny Boy: Practice dynamics and bowings with a metronome, quarter note = 60.
Bach: All students practice with a METRONOME, quarter note = 135. Practice bowings and dynamics.
All students: go to www.jwpepper.com and listen to the pieces Danny Boy and Mantras!
PLEASE PRACTICE YOUR MUSIC FOR THE CONCERT!!!
Violin 1: Practice shifting in Prelude, 5th position. Practice solos in Queen of Sheba, watch bowings and flats.
Violin 2: Practice solos in Queen of Sheba, watching bowings and flats!
All Students: Practice rhythms and bowings in Mantras, especially in the syncopated sections at the beginning and end, also practice the middle slow section, counting ties. Look at Danny Boy
Practice G Major scale 120 bpm, with the quarter/sixteenth rhythm from Prelude. (use a metronome and increase the speed gradually.)
Practice Prelude especially shifting passages (Violin 1s and Cellos).
Practice Mantras with a metronome.
All: D minor warm up, 120 bpm; Bb Major scale
Violins: Practice solos in Queen of Sheba, watch bowings! Mantras measures 28-40, Prelude: measures 19-40
Violas: Mantras measures 37-43, 111-132, Prelude: measures 38 - 55
Cellos: Mantras measures 24-37, 111-end, Prelude: measures 42 - 55