In this installment:
This playlist features the (mostly) original settings of music used during the New West Symphony’s Battle of the Sections: Orchestra Edition. Thank you all for your involvement in this great live event, and for your support!
Winners: Team Percussion
Strauss | Also Sprach Zarathustra: Opening
Bach | Concerto for Two Violins in d min.
Vivaldi | Four Seasons: Winter
Bernstein | Mambo from West Side Story
Tchaikovsky | 1812 (Finale)
Highlights from the playlists of Team Strings, Team Woodwinds and Team Brass
Bizet | Carmen “Habanera”
“Down to the River to Pray”
Khachaturian | Sabre Dance
Saint-Saens | Danse macabre
Grieg | Peer Gynt
Mussorgsky/Ravel | Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks
Mozart | Symphony No. 40, 1st mvmt
Rachmaninoff | Prelude Op. 3, No.2 in c# min.
Saint-Saens | Carnival of the Animals “Swan”
Tchaikovsky | Serenade for Strings: 1st mvmt.
Paganini | Caprice No. 24
Ravel | Bolero
Debussy | Claire de Lune
Beethoven | Symphony No. 5, 1st mvmt.
Strauss | Dance of the Seven Veils
Tchaikovsky | Nutcracker “Waltz of the Flowers”
Verdi | Requiem “Dies Irae”
Offenbach | Orpheus in the Underworld “Galop Infernal”
Liszt | Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Beethoven | “Für Elise”
Berlioz | Symphonie Fantastique “March to the Scaffold”
Baby Shark for Bassoon Quartet!