Instruments of the Orchestra – Unit 5, Lesson 4

Beethoven Symphony #9 (excerpt) – Austin Birdy, timpani

Dvorak Carnival Overture  (excerpt) – Kyle Spence, tambourine

Milhaud Concerto for Marimba and Vibraphone (excerpts)- Roland Härdtner, marimba & vibraphone

Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet (excerpt)- Will Marinelli, cymbals

Here’s the whole piece performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev.  Listen for the cymbals!

Bartok Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (2 excerpts) – Pierre Boulez & Mariss Jansons conduct the Berlin Philharmonic

1 – Listen for timpani, piano, cymbals, and xylophone.

2 – Listen for timpani, harp, piano, and marimba.

Instruments of the Orchestra – Unit 5, Lesson 3

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream (excerpt) – Juree Kim, flute

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue  (excerpt) – Olivier Patay, clarinet

Hoffmeister  Concerto for Oboe (excerpt) – Albrecht Mayer, oboe

Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherezade (excerpts)- Juliana Mesa, bassoon

Rossini overture from Semiramide (excerpt)- Victoria Jones, piccolo

Ravel Bolero (excerpt) – Daniel Deffayet, tenor saxophone and Jacque Terry, soprano saxophone

Instruments of the Orchestra – Unit 5, Lesson 2

Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets and Organ – Vedran Kocelj & Dario Teskera, trumpets

Dvorak New World Symphony  (excerpt) – TLBE trombone section

Strauss Ein Heldenleben (excerpt) – Donna Dolson, French horn

Paganini Carnival of Venice – Roger Bobo, tuba

Schubert Serenade – David Werden, baritone horn