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Winter 2023 • Concert 3
Rehearsal #5
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2023

REVISED rehearsal plan (Alceste out, Mozart in)

7:30     Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6
–       3rd movement
–       4th movement

8:30     BREAK

8:50     Tchaikovsky 2nd movement

9:20     Mozart: 2nd and 3rd movements.

NOTES:

1) ALCESTE

I will go back to the podium.

2) TEMPO BENCHMARKS
Tchaikovsky
1st movement:
  • Allegro non troppo: quarter = 104-120
  • Allegro vivo [m 161]: quarter = 144
2nd movement:
  • Allegro con grazia: quarter = 126-136
  • Note: all repeats are good
3rd movement:
  • Allegro molto vivace: quarter = 128
4th movement:
Adagio lamentoso: quarter = 54, but a really flexible, stretchy quarter.

 

3) Reference recordings for 3rd movement:

NDR Orch, Manze- NDR is about where I want tempo to sit. 

Philharmonia, Rouvali- Be inspired by Philharmonia (1) crispness of ensemble, and (2) articulation (especially in strings)