Broken Consort

A 'broken consort' is an ensemble made up of instruments from more than one family, for example, a group featuring both string and wind instruments.

Friday 26 September 2014

Class - 25th September

Large ensemble pieces:
  • 'Toy Symphony' by Leopold Mozart
  • ''Sinfonia' & 'Chorale' from 'Christmas Oratorio' by J. S. Bach
  • 'Troika' from 'Lieutenant Kije' by Prokofiev
Small group items:
  • 'Andante in C' by Mozart (Arr. H. Brammer) - Heather, Emily, Kath, Rod, Polly, John & Diana
  • 'Three Pieces' by Bizet - Alison, Annabel, Theresa, Mike & Angela
  • 'Sonata in D Minor' by Schickhardt - Penny, Judy, Edward, Helen & Imogen

Friday 19 September 2014

Class - 18th September

Large ensemble pieces:

  • 'Toy Symphony' by Leopold Mozart
  • 'Sinfonia' and 'Choral' from 'Christmas Oratorio' by J. S. Bach
Small group items:
  • 'Maya' by Ian Clarke - Heather, Helen & Angela
  • 'Concerto in A Minor' by Telemann - Penny, Judy, Annabel, Edward, Diana, Kath, Rod, David, John & Imogen
  • 'Sarabande' & 'Gavotte' from 'Holberg's Time by Grieg (Arr. H. Brammer) - Alison, Emily, Theresa, Polly & Mike

Sunday 7 September 2014

Summer Music @ Maureen's

Our final summer music session of the year was hosted by's what we played:

  • 'Scottish Dance No. 3' by Malcolm Arnold
  • 'Elizabethan Serenade' by Ronald Binge
  • 'Alla Hornpipe' from 'The Water Music' by Handel
  • 'Allegro assai' from 'Brandenburg Concerto No. 2' by J. S. Bach
  • Overture to 'The Mastersingers of Nurenburg' by Wagner
  • 'Mack the Knife' from 'The Threepenny Opera' by Kurt Weill
  • 'Toccata' from 'Pulcinella' by Stravinsky
  • 'Serenade' by Derek Bourgeios
  • 'Crown Imperial' by William Walton
  • 'The Old Castle' from 'Pictures at an Exhibition' by Mussorgsky
  • 'Overture Miniature' from 'The Nutcracker' by Tchaikovsky
Once again we enjoyed some delicious food (and drinks) after our exertions...many thanks to Maureen for having us!