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The orchestra is now in its second season without an official musical director.
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Command's new Brahms Second is a major effort to make a record that sounds like a real orchestra rather than a copy of one.
The orchestra is far enough away from you that you miss the bow scrapes, valve clicks, and other noises incidental to playing.
Yet you feel the orchestra is near at hand, and the individual instruments have the same firm presence associated with listening from a good seat in an acoustically perfect hall.
Steinberg obviously has concluded that it is the lyric element which must dominate in this score, and he manages at times to create the effect of the whole orchestra bursting into song.
Each scene is shot straight through, as had been the universal custom, from a camera fixed in a single position, but in the outdoor scenes, especially in the capture and destruction of the outlaws, Porter's camera position breaks, necessarily, with the camera position standard until then, which had been, roughly, that of a spectator in a center orchestra seat at a play.
Paul Paray, rounding out his current stint with the orchestra, is a solid musician, and the Philharmonic plays for him.
This season the orchestra has already taken a step toward the suburbs in that it is giving six subscription concerts for the Orchestral Society of Westchester in the County Center in White Plains.
Alfred Wallenstein, the conductor, sensitive accompanist that he is, picked up the idea and led the orchestra here with a sense of brooding, poetic mystery.
Possibly the most notable current version of " America the Beautiful " is the setting for band and symphonic orchestra by the late arranger / conductor / composer Carmen Dragon.
An anagram is a type of word play, the result of rearranging the letters of a word or phrase to produce a new word or phrase, using all the original letters exactly once ; for example orchestra can be rearranged into carthorse.
Orchestration differs in that it is only adapting music for an orchestra or musical ensemble while arranging " involves adding compositional techniques, such as new thematic material for introductions, transitions, or modulations, and endings ... Arranging is the art of giving an existing melody musical variety " ( ibid ).
A string section can be utilized on its own ( this is referred to as a string orchestra ) or in conjunction with any of the other instrumental sections.
" The production is " sparing on furniture and heavy on shadows ", with " a scaled-down orchestra at lugubriously slowed-down tempos ..." He goes on to write that " this somber, less-is-more approach could be effective were the ensemble plugged into the same rueful sensibility.
The concept of the balalaika orchestra was adopted wholeheartedly by the Soviet government as something distinctively proletarian ( that is, from the working classes ) and was also deemed progressive.
The suite which includes a Scottish pipe band, Irish and Welsh harpists, Galician gaitas, Irish uilleann pipes, the bombardes of Brittany, two vocal soloists and a narrator is set against a background of a classical orchestra and a large choir.
The Caltech / Occidental College Orchestra is a full seventy-piece orchestra composed of students, faculty, and staff at Caltech and nearby Occidental College.
The orchestra is composed by pandeiro, atabaque, berimbau-viola ( high pitch berimbau ), chocalho, accompanied by singing and clapping.
The cello is used as a solo instrument, in chamber music, in a string orchestra, and as a member of the string section of an orchestra.
It is the second largest bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra, the double bass being the largest.
The double bass, also called the string bass, upright bass, bass fiddle, bass violin, doghouse bass, contrabass, bass viol, stand-up bass or bull fiddle, is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra, with strings usually tuned to E1, A1, D2 and G2 ( see standard tuning ).
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It is now the only Indian symphony orchestra that functions and performs on a regular basis with a concert standard of performance.
Brahms's works in variation form include, among others, the Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel and the Paganini Variations, both for solo piano, and the Variations on a Theme by Haydn ( now sometimes called the Saint Anthony Variations ) in versions for two pianos and for orchestra.
This was followed by a shot of the orchestra and then a shot of a few rows of arches filled with characters saying, " And now let's get things started ", before the audience says, " Why don't you get things started ?".
While his music had been featured on screen for years and sometimes the whole orchestra in film shorts, Ellington ( with Strayhorn ) now began to work directly on music for movies, contributing scores for Anatomy of a Murder ( 1959 ) and Paris Blues ( 1961 ).
The late 1950s also saw Ella Fitzgerald record her Duke Ellington Songbook with Ellington and his orchestra — a recognition that Ellington's songs had now become part of the cultural canon known as the ' Great American Songbook '.
As a result, almost all the instruments of the classical orchestra now have a concertante repertoire.
Although there are a few occasions in which members of one orchestra join the other, the full forces do not join together until the latter part of the last movement, when the tenor and baritone sing the final line of Owen's poem " Strange Meeting " (" Let us sleep now …") as " In Paradisum deducant " (" Into Paradise lead them ...") is sung first by the boys ' choir, then by the full choir ( in 8-part canon ), and finally by the soprano.
By the 1936 sessions Victor, now owned by RCA, began to experiment with multiple microphones to achieve more comprehensive reproductions of the orchestra.
President Harry H. Flagler, of the Symphony Society, will be president of the merger. At the first joint board meeting in 1928, the chairman, Clarence Mackay, expressed the opinion that " with the forces of the two Societies now united ... the Philharmonic-Symphony Society could build up the greatest orchestra in this country if not in the world.
A later high school orchestra director, Joseph E. Maddy, went on to found what is now known as the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan.
More recent decades have seen factories constructed in the city by Sony ( now closed ) and Michelin Corporations, together with the emergence of a local arts and music scene complete with an art museum, several theaters, symphony orchestra, dance troupe and other cultural amenities.
Strauss's music is now regularly performed at the annual Neujahrskonzert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, as a result of the efforts by Clemens Krauss who performed a special all-Strauss programme in 1929 with the Viennese orchestra.
Under Koussevitzky, the orchestra gave regular radio broadcasts and established its summer home at Tanglewood, where Koussevitzky founded the Berkshire Music Center, which is now the Tanglewood Music Center.
The orchestra now plays in Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall at Grove Street and Van Ness Avenue, which opened in September 1980 with a gala concert conducted by Edo de Waart, televised live on PBS and hosted by violinist / conductor Yehudi Menuhin.
In 1928, the orchestra made a series of recordings at Oakland's Scottish Rite Temple on Madison Avenue near Lake Merritt, now the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California.
After he stepped down from that position, the orchestra eliminated the post, and now has current music director Franz Welser-Möst in charge of the classical music concerts at the Blossom Festival.
It was a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, conducted by Klemperer, who was now honorary president of the orchestra.
Some sources say that Grieg himself, an excellent pianist, was the intended soloist, but was unable to attend the premiere owing to commitments with an orchestra in Christiania ( now Oslo ).
Carter was again in attendance ( see below ) in Carnegie Hall, on the occasion of his 100th birthday in 2008, when the orchestra, now under James Levine, again performed the Stravinsky piece as part of its tribute to Carter.
It features a large congregation, mostly Christian music with a choir ( formerly with an orchestra, now only with the large Crystal Cathedral organ ) and guests who speak about how God and their Christian faith have changed their lives for the better.
( This type of often-lavish production is now mostly limited to film ( see film score ) due to the cost of hiring an orchestra.
Since the 1950s, the orchestra series has expanded and now includes concerts by a variety of orchestras, from the New York Philharmonic to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
The music department at Somerset High School now contains concert band, symphonic band, orchestra, string ensemble, concert choir, treble choir, ' Blue Raider ' marching band, winter percussion ensemble, winter guard, jazz band, chorale, and the ' Electrify ' show choir.
The practice has become a tradition, and the play is now always performed at Cathedral Square, from 1921 accompanied by several performances of chamber music and orchestra works.