Orchestra Sentence Examples
The diameter of the orchestra is 762 ft.
As the light faded from the treetops, the birds grew silent and insects began their orchestra of night sounds.
Handel's orchestra is less detailed.
I shall have my own orchestra, but shouldn't we get the gypsy singers as well?
The orchestra is paved with marble squares.Advertisement
The stage buildings, orchestra and lower parts of the cavea have been cleared.
Other notable conductors of the Weimar theatre orchestra were Eduard Lassen and Richard Strauss.
The representation of plays was perhaps transferred to this spot from the early Orchestra in the Agora at the beginning of the 5th century B.C.; it afterwards superseded the Pnyx as the meeting-place of the Ecclesia.
The foundations of the stage are extant, as well as the orchestra, and the walls and seats of the auditorium.
It was not, however, till 1886 that traces of the original circular Greek orchestra were pointed out by DOrpfeld.Advertisement
These, however, are sufficient to mark out the circuit of the ancient orchestra, on which the subsequently built proscenia encroached.
He was a man of singularly handsome presence, not without mental qualities of a high order; he was devoted to the arts - Beethoven and Mozart enjoyed his patronage and his private orchestra had a European reputation.
Among musical organizations may be mentioned the Handel and Haydn Society (1815), the Harvard Musical Association (1837), the Philharmonic (1880) and the Symphony Orchestra, organized in 1881 by the generosity of Henry Lee Higginson.
Magnificent preparations were made; it was rehearsed 164 times, 14 times with the full orchestra; and the scenery and dresses were placed entirely under the composer's direction.
On the other hand, in a collection intended for synagogue use - and the second collection of psalms is as a whole far more suitable to a synagogue than to the Temple - where there would not be a large choir and orchestra of skilled musicians, it would obviously be desirable to state whether the psalm was to be sung to a Davidic, Asaphic or Korahite tone, or to give the name of a melody appropriate to it.Advertisement
The whole plan is drawn from three centres, the outer portion of the curves being arcs of a larger circle than the one used for the central portion; the complete circle of the orchestra is marked by a sill of white limestone, and greatly enhances the effect of the whole.
They consist of a long rectangular building, with a proscenium or column front which almost forms a tangent to the circle of the orchestra; at the middle and at either end of this proscenium are doors leading into the orchestra, those at the end set in projecting wings; the top of the proscenium is approached by a ramp, of which the lower part is still preserved, running parallel to the parodi, but sloping up as they slope down.
In the treatment of the orchestra volumes might be written about Haydn's and Mozart's sense of fitness, as shown in Haydn's experiments and Mozart's settled methods.
This scheme, with the addition of a pair of trumpets and drums and, occasionally, oboes, forms the normal orchestra of 18th-century Masses developed or degenerated from this model.
At the end of the performance, a head popped out of the orchestra pit to receive some acclamation.Advertisement
She started her career as principal oboe in the BBC Welsh Orchestra.
He later became lead double base player in the Hale Orchestra.
The concerto's dramatic slow movement shows piano and orchestra in stark opposition to each other and leads directly into the exhilarating finale.
The Orchestra of Welsh National Opera together with renowned harpist Elinor Bennett are touring Wales with the work in early January.
Recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra, the album yielded a massive hit in Night in White Satin.Advertisement
Their lustful farewell kiss could no more adequately have expressed what Pappano was unleashing from the orchestra at this point.
In 1969 he was appointed conductor laureate of the orchestra for life.
They're going get a symphony orchestra to back me up with stuff that I wrote in F sharp minor and stuff.
Since 1981, he has been first oboe of the SimÃ³n BolÃvar Symphony Orchestra.
Congregational carols will again be accompanied by the orchestra.
Written originally for solo percussion and orchestra, by Michael Daugherty, this work was commissioned by the US National Symphony Orchestra.
The Orchestra rehearses weekly, leading to a concert performance at the end of each semester.
Philharmonic choir gave a spirited interpretation of Messiah with the accompanying Orchestra da Camera, under the excellent direction of the eminent Nicholas Cleobury.
However, in 1992 I joined the orchestra of the Birmingham Royal Ballet as principal piccolo and education started to take a back seat.
The Swedish Royal Court Orchestra employed an outstanding quartet of wind players at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
In the 1980's he played with the Gil Evan's orchestra in the UK and co-led a quintet with Bobby Wellins.
Losing my Friday night to an orchestra rehearsal didn't exactly get me off to the best start.
Requiem for voices, organ, horn and string orchestra in March 2005 (see link below ).
An occasionally slightly sluggish performance by the orchestra didn't seem to hinder the fluidity of movement on the stage.
David Irving, leader of the orchestra, will also perform two of Handel's violin sonatas.
As well as increasing the register, these instruments greatly enhance the sonority and dynamic range of the Orchestra.
I like to think that the modern day symphony orchestra has evolved to the state that it has.
I invite you to join the American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the world's finest symphony orchestras.
Would the tenor trombone be provided by the orchestra?
Nelson instead studied tuba at San Francisco State University, later touring Europe as part of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra.
In 1977 he moved to his present post as principal tuba with the B.B.C. National Orchestra of Wales based in Cardiff.
Every horse whinny, every clash of steel or flight of arrows is scored for orchestra.
It is one of the four main orchestral woodwinds, but did not join the orchestra until after the middle of the 18th century.
We can bring a professional orchestra to really wow your clients.
In the new art the concentration of attention upon form, as a more important source of dramatic interest and climax than texture, resulted in a neglect of polyphony which seriously damaged even Gluck's work, and which always had the grave inconvenience that while the new methods of blending and contrasting instruments stimulated an increase in the variety, if not in the size of orchestras, there was at the same time extreme difficulty in finding occupation for the members of the lower middle class of the orchestra in ordinary passages.
In the southern were the Orchestra, where the Dionysiac dances took place, and the famous statues of Harmodius and Aristogeiton by Antenor which were carried away by Xerxes; also the Metroum, or temple of the Mother of the Gods,the Bouleuterium, or council-chamber of the Five Hundred, the Prytaneum, the hearth of the combined communities, where the guests of the state dined, the temple of the Dioscuri, and the Tholus, or Skias, a circular stone-domed building in which the Prytaneis were maintained at the public expense; in the northern were the Leocorium, where Hipparchus was slain, the QToa /3avtXtK?7, the famous aTOet 7roLKLAn, where Zeno taught, and other structures.
But we shall also find that, even if we could conceive the poetry to be a perfect expression of all that can be given in words and actions, the orchestra will express something greater; it will not run parallel with the poetry; the Leitmotif system will not be a collection of labels; the musical expression of singer and orchestra will not be a mere heightened resource of dramatic declamation.
Few things are finer in music or literature than the end of the second act of Die Meistersinger, from the point where Sachs's apprentice begins the riot, to the moment when the watchman, frightened at the silence of the moonlit streets so soon after he has heard all that noise, announces eleven o'clock and bids the folk pray for protection against evil spirits, while the orchestra tells us of the dreams of Walther and Eva and ends by putting poetry even into the pedantic ineptitudes of the malicious Beckmesser.
Where the orchestra shows that Parsifal is becoming half-conscious of his quest while Kundry is beguiling him with memories of his mother, - and also during the two changes of scene to the Hall of the Grail, where the orchestra mingles the agony of Amfortas and the sorrow of the knights with the tolling of the great bells, - the polyphony is almost as dramatic as in Tristan; while the prelude and the Charfreitagszauber are among the clearest examples of the sublime since Beethoven.
Before the harmonium arrived they were led by the stringed orchestra.
The important small published works are Eine Faust Overture (1839-1840; rewritten, 1855); the Siegfried Idylle (an exquisite serenade for small orchestra on themes from the finale of Siegfried, written as a surprise for Frau Wagner in 1870); the Kaisermarsch (1871), the Huldigungsmarsch (1864) for military band (the scoring of the concert-version finished by Raff); Fiinf Gedichte (1862), a set of songs containing two studies for Tristan; and the early quasi-oratorio scene for male-voice chorus and full orchestra, Das Liebesmahl der Apostel (1843).
Oratorio is given usually in the Albert Hall, the vast area of which is especially suited for a large chorus and orchestra, and at the Crystal Palace (q.v.).
The compositions belonging to the period of his residence at Weimar comprise two pianoforte concertos, in E flat and in A, the " Todtentanz," the " Concerto pathetique " for two pianos, the solo sonata " An Robert Schumann," sundry " Etudes," fifteen " Rhapsodies Hongroises," twelve orchestral " Poemes symphoniques, " " Eine Faust Symphonie," and " Eine Symphonie zu Dante's ` Divina Commedia,' " the " 13th Psalm " for tenor solo, chorus and orchestra, the choruses to Herder's dramatic scenes " Prometheus," and the " Missa solennis " known as the " Graner Fest' Messe."
Beethoven's Nine Symphonies; Berlioz's " Symphonie fantastique," " Harold en Italie "; Benediction et Serment (Benvenuto Cellini); Danse des Sylphes (Damnation de Faust); Weber's overtures, Der Freischiitz, Euryanthe, Oberon, Jubilee; Beethoven's and Hummel's Septets; Schubert's Divertissement a la Hongroise; Beethoven's Concertos in C minor, G and E flat (orchestra for a second piano); Wagner's Tannhauser overture, march, romance, chorus of pilgrims; Lohengrin, Festzug and Brautlied, Elsa's Brautgang, Elsa's Traum, Lohengrin's Verweiss an Elsa; Fliegender Hollander, Spinnlied; Rienzi, Gebet; Rheingold, Walhall; Meistersinger, " Am stillen Herd "; Tristan, Isolde's Liebestod; Chopin's six Chants Polonais; Meyerbeer's Schillermarsch; Bach's six organ Preludes and Fugues; Prelude and Fugue in G minor; Beethoven, Adelaide; 6 miscellaneous and 6 Geistliche Lieder; Liederkreis; Rossini's Les Soirees musicales; Schubert, 59 songs; Schumann, 13 songs; Mendelssohn, 8 songs; Robert Franz, 13 songs.
The countess was accustomed to this tone as a precursor of news of something detrimental to the children's interests, such as the building of a new gallery or conservatory, the inauguration of a private theater or an orchestra.
Later the same year Nielsen wrote a number of minor pieces for a wind quintet formed by players in the Royal Danish Symphony Orchestra.
In the 1980's he played with the Gil Evan 's orchestra in the UK and co-led a quintet with Bobby Wellins.
Sotto Voce recorded his Requiem for voices, organ, horn and string orchestra in March 2005 (see link below).
An occasionally slightly sluggish performance by the orchestra did n't seem to hinder the fluidity of movement on the stage.
David Irving, leader of the orchestra, will also perform two of Handel 's violin sonatas.
His recording career began in 1958 with Decca 's first stereophonic recording, " 1812 " with the London Symphony Orchestra.
November 13 Disney's Fantasia animated feature, with stereophonic music recorded by Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra, is premiered in the US.
Here is an mp3 file of the first movement of Eine Kleine Nachtmusik in its original form for string orchestra.
You do n't see an orchestra play without a conductor, and you do n't see a string quartet play with a conductor.
He then went on to compose symphonies performed by a ' guitar orchestra ' of multiple players.
Complete Beethoven and Brahms symphony cycles with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Kurt Masur at the Megaron Concert Hall in Athens.
I invite you to join the American Friends of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the world 's finest symphony orchestras.
His admiration for the Mahavishnu Orchestra has led him to feel that Jan Hammer is the best synthesizer player, bar none.
Following an atmospheric timpani roll, cellos, basses and bassoons play a sustained thematic line in the depths of the orchestra.
His most recent work, a trumpet concerto, was premiered by the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra in 1996.
Now we have calmed down, we are at the acoustic stage for the ukulele orchestra of great britain.
In 1859 he began to earn a living playing the viola in an orchestra.
He was also principal second violin in the large orchestra at the magnificent Plaza cinema, the show-piece of Paramount pictures.
He worked as a violinist in the symphony orchestra of the Slovak National Theater in Bratislava for five years.
The soloist was cued by the orchestra leader when it was her time to sing.
She has served on the Boards of many philanthropic organizations including the Boston Symphony Orchestra Overseers (1993-2003), YWCA (1988-1998; Austin, Boston and New York), DoSomething (2003-2005) and Public Allies (2006-present).
A resident of the Royal National Institute of the Blind in England, he has played with the Royal Philharmonic Pops Orchestra and has been featured on Five TV's Extraordinary People and 60 Minutes.
Many parents with students new to band or orchestra programs in the schools face a common conundrum every year.
In the first few years of band or orchestra, students frequently switch instruments or realize music just isn't their thing.
Stringed instruments include orchestra instruments like the violin, cello, viola, and string bass, as well as the banjo, harp, and mandolin.
Classical Orchestra Musician- These musicians play amazing music and are for the most part directed by their conductor.
Kits also contain full accompaniment CD's in case a live orchestra isn't available, plus scripts and production tips.
If you dream of having a magical wedding with the sound of crashing waves as your orchestra and the white sand as part of your processional, then the coast of Alabama may be a great place for you to check out.
West performed 12 of his most well known songs, backed by an all-female orchestra.
Other occasions when the suit might be worn include birthdays, funerals, weddings and trips to the theater or orchestra.
There are also many musical organizations, including the Chamber Orchestra and the Madrigal Singers.
All you need is a guitar and an Internet connection to learn the music of Electric Light Orchestra using ELO Guitar Tabs.
Electric Light Orchestra, or ELO for short, achieved commercial and critical acclaim during their long career that spanned from 1970 to 1986.
The London Symphony Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra have even performed music from Final Fantasy.
I recently was able to actually meet Nobuo Uemastu (the composer for almost all of the music since the first), and I witnessed his orchestra perform all of the classic songs that defined exactly how much of a nerd I am.
In fact, Martin O'Donnell -- Bungie's lead composer -- has incorporated a full live orchestra and chorus for this outing.
The show is essentially a retrospective of the video game industry, in music -performed by a classical orchestra -- and video clips.
Keep in mind that swing dance is a living art, though, and just as the music is done by both classic and contemporary bands (such as the Brian Setzer Orchestra), the best place to learn your moves is actually on the floor.
You may also see this one listed as The Lytham Promenade Orchestra.
You will also usually notice what can only be described an orchestra pit where the screen goes straight down but there are no seats.
In the beginning, Y&R used a live orchestra on set instead of using pre-recorded tracks.
Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals is a delightful classical music piece that interprets animal sounds and motions through the orchestra's music.
Literally translating to "empty orchestra", karaoke is when a person sings along to backing vocals and music in a bar or nightclub.
Instead, it's all in MIDI, which is a basically a computerized version of an orchestra.
This allows fans of the series to enjoy the absolutely brilliant orchestra of sounds from their favorite RPG!
Making Music Fun - This site has sheet music for piano, woodworks, strings, brass, and even orchestra, all from beginner level to advanced.
The name Tanglewood comes from a book by Nathaniel Hawthorne that was written at the site that would become the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
The Tappan family continued to own its summer residence at Tanglewood for nearly a century more, until the Boston Symphony Orchestra came calling.
After members of the orchestra, invited by Berkshire seasonal residents, played in 1934 and 1935 at nearby Interlocken, the entire ensemble came to play the following year.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra made its debut at Tanglewood under a tent Aug. 23, 1936.
Because descendent Mary Aspinwall Tappan gave the estate to the orchestra in 1936, it became the permanent summer home of the musicians.
Bernstein also famously conducted an orchestra made up of music students at the festival for the world premier of the opera Peter Grimes, composed by Benjamin Britten with libretto by Montagu Slater.
All together, according to Bernstein's website, he conducted the orchestra at the festival for 26 years, although not exclusively.
Like many other similar events elsewhere in the nation, the annual event expanded beyond summer concerts performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
According to the history of the festival provided by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, more than 350,000 people attend the festival each summer season.
For more information on buying tickets, concert schedules at Tanglewood and directions, visit the official Boston Symphony Orchestra website.
While "musicals" would imply to many that music must be involved, it is common for some to lump all shows on Broadway into the musical category because of the role that the orchestra has in them.
The Star Wars theme song was an amazing symphonic masterpiece created by composer John Williams, and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.
The score went a step above most other cinema orchestral pieces of the time and propelled the movie industry into the generation of films with large orchestra compositions and music that filled the theater with depth and wonderful noise.
The swirl of gowns of dancing couples drew her attention to the ballroom with the orchestra.
The orchestra fell silent, and somewhere someone --possibly the host --called for the generators to be turned on.
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Instrumentation is in all standard text-books treated as a technical subject, from the point of view of practical students desirous of writing for the modern orchestra.
Experience shows that in the modern orchestra there is safety in.
The earliest remains near the site go ' For a discussion of this question see Kathleen Schlesinger, The Instruments of the Orchestra, part ii., and especially chapters on the cithara in transition during the middle ages, and the question of the origin of the Utrecht Psalter, in which the evolution of the cithara is traced at some length.
The musical development of the city was stimulated by the creation of a symphony orchestra.
This orchestra has done much for music not only in Boston but in the United States generally.
The oldest stage-building was erected in the time of Lycurgus; it consisted of a rectangular hall with square projections (1rapauKs vca) on either side; in As= front of this was built in late Greek or early Roman times a stage with a row of columns which intruded upon the orchestra space; a later and larger stage, dating from the time of Nero, advanced still farther into the orchestra, and this was finally faced (probably in the 3rd century A.D.) by the " bema " of Phaedrus, a platform-wall decorated with earlier reliefs, the slabs of which were cut down to suit their new position.
The finest of the Greek sculptures is the head of a youth found in the orchestra of the theatre at a depth of 23 ft.
Music is much cultivated, and there is an opera with a first-rate orchestra, of which Ludwig Spohr was at one time conductor.
The pride of place in the world of music is held by the orchestra attached to the court theatre.
But the more important works were executed in the 18th century; and of the buildings then explored at a great depth, by means of tunnels, none is visible except the theatre, the orchestra of which lies 85 ft.
Immediately in front of the foremost row of seats a hood or sloping screen of wood covers a part of the orchestra, and another hood of similar shape starts from the front of the stage at a slightly lower level.
She'll soon sing a different song when I, the leader of this orchestra, flail my baton.
Massive ballrooms flanked either side of the foyer, one whose orchestra filled the mansion with calming music, and the other devoted to a buffet unlike any Katie had ever seen.
He placed a hand on the small of her back and led her through the crowd to the ballroom with the orchestra and the dancers.
No audition required Guildford Sinfonia is an orchestra for musically adventurous adults.
In the early 1970s, Greg did a two year stint playing lead alto with the Ray Charles orchestra.
He is currently principal bassoon with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and leads The Carnival Band.
South Tyneside Youth Orchestra -- to put toward the purchase of a new bassoon for use in the Orchestra.
Or to conduct an orchestra in the Wii launch game called Music, simply wave it around like a conductor's baton.
Later in the month he tours France and Germany, singing Bach cantatas with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.
We must hope that his few remaining unrecorded orchestral works will make it to disk alongside his half a dozen plus chamber orchestra cantatas.
He currently works as a freelance cellist, harpsichordist and fortepianist, and conducts the period-instrument ensemble The Corelli Orchestra.
Founded in 1990, Southern Sinfonia is the highly acclaimed professional chamber orchestra of southern England.
At the North end of the room stood the stage, as today, suitably sized for a small chamber orchestra.
Nicola joined a new chamber orchestra as double bass player in Lisbon after her university courses before returning to the North of England.
During her studies Claire played first clarinet in the Symphony Orchestra and performed with the New Music Group and various other ensembles.
Music Scholars normally perform a complete concerto with orchestra in the Sixth Form.
This concerto is as much a concerto for orchestra as it is a concerto for piano.
We also enjoyed a flute duet and a clarinet duet from members of the orchestra.
A new orchestra elevator provides the Dome with greater flexibility than ever before.
Adrian Boynton assembles the orchestra and directs it so successfully that everyone involved must share the sheer joy of doing something so well.
Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica join the Hazard Chase roster Internationally renowned violinist Gidon Kremer founded the chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica in 1997.
With a talented cast and 15-piece orchestra, take a trip back to the glamorous, hot, glitzy nights of Las Vegas.
The West Midlands also has its own symphony orchestra, English Symphony Orchestra, based in Great Malvern.
Students have the opportunity to participate in activities ranging from gamelan orchestra to fully staged opera.
There will be a baroque dance class, plus viols, recorder consorts, early brass and baroque orchestra.
A short time later, Buddy recorded with a string orchestra, again at Norman Petty's suggestion.
Sequencing with GigaStudio GigaStudio 3.0 comes in three sizes, the Orchestra version offering unlimited polyphony for full arrangements.
One of the frequent additions for the festival is guest conductors for both the BSO and the student orchestra.
The arrangements of the stage and orchestra as we now see them belong to Roman times; the cavea or auditorium dates from the administration of the orator Lycurgus (337-323 B.C.), and nothing is left of the theatre in which the plays of Sophocles were acted save a few small remnants of polygonal masonry.
We shall indeed find that his orchestra interprets the dramatic situations which his poetry roughly outlines.
With the encouragement of a discriminating patron, a small but excellent orchestra and a free hand, Haydn made the most of his opportunity and produced a continuous stream of compositions in every known musical form.
He kept in touch with his old friends by playing in the orchestra of the Birmingham Festivals from 1864 to 1873.
Besides the works mentioned he has written incidental music to plays, as, for instance, to Ravenswood, The Little Minister, and Coriolanus; concertos and other works for violin and orchestra, much orchestral music, and many songs and violin pieces.
I cannot imagine any youth orchestra in the world surpassing this.
As music becomes more polyphonic the inner parts of the orchestra become more and more emancipated.
The acoustic properties of the theatre are extraordinarily good, a speaker in the orchestra being heard throughout the auditorium without raising his voice.
Haydn was for thirty years conductor of his private orchestra and general musical director, and many of his compositions were written for the private theatre and the concerts of this prince.
In the two "Scottish Rhapsodies" for orchestra, in the music to The Little Minister, and in a beautiful fantasia for pianoforte and orchestra on Scottish themes, he has seized the essential, not the accidental features of his native music.
In the front, in the very center, leaning back against the orchestra rail, stood Dolokhov in a Persian dress, his curly hair brushed up into a huge shock.
He winked at him gaily, smiled, and rested his foot against the orchestra screen.
At the foot of the Acropolis Hill, where the ground begins to rise, the theatre lies; and though the material of which this was built is rough, and only seven imperfect rows of seats remain, a good part of the scena and of the chambers behind it is preserved, and beneath these there runs a tunnel, which, together with other peculiar features, has raised interesting questions in connexion with the arrangement of the Greek theatre, the orchestra being at present on a level about 12 ft.
Thus there is left a space between the two hoods through which the sound of the orchestra ascends with wonderfully blended effect; the conductor, sitting at the highest point of the orchestra, though under the screen, has a complete view of the stage as well as of his instrumentalists, and the sound of the orchestra is sent most forcibly in the direction of the stage, so that the voices are always well supported.
The cymbals and horns in the orchestra struck up more loudly, and this man with bare legs jumped very high and waved his feet about very rapidly.
On the advice of a member of Gung'l's band who had taken up his residence in Edinburgh, Mackenzie was sent for his musical education to Sondershausen, where he entered the conservatorium under Ulrich and Stein, remaining there from 1857 to 1861, when he entered the ducal orchestra as a violinist.
But suddenly a storm came on, chromatic scales and diminished sevenths were heard in the orchestra, everyone ran off, again dragging one of their number away, and the curtain dropped.
She was delighted with the orchestra at the hotel, and whenever the music began she danced round the room, hugging and kissing every one she happened to touch.
During the whole of that entr'acte Kuragin stood with Dolokhov in front of the orchestra partition, looking at the Rostovs' box.