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The Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchestra
Raul Munguia - Artistic Director & Conductor

2010-11 Season

Sunday, February 20th, 2011
~ 3:00 p.m. ~
Memorial Auditorium

Concert program (PDF)
Concert poster
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"Pianissimo"
February 20th, 2011
Program Notes

The Planets, Op. 32

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity

Completed/Written In: 1918
First Performed: Sep. 29, 1918, cond. Adrian Boult
First Complete Perf.: Nov. 15,1920, London Symphony/Albert Coates

Program notes are posted as they become available.

Scored for: 4 flutes (two doubling on piccolo and one on alto flute), 3 oboes (one doubling on bass oboe), English horn, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, and contrabassoon; 6 horn, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tenor tuba (euphonium), and bass tuba; 6 timpani (2 players), bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, tambourine, glockenspiel, xylophone, and tubular bells; celesta and organ; two harps; and strings.
[ 4[1.2.3/pic 1.4/afl/pic2] 4[1.2.3/bass ob.Eh] 4[1.2.3.bcl] 4[1.2.3.cbn] - 6431 - tenor tuba - 2tmp+4 - 2hp - cel,org - str ]

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

I. Allegro con brio

Written In: 1887-1889

Program notes are posted as they become available.

Scored for: flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns and strings.
[1202-2000-str]


Dongyuan Chen, piano

Dongyuan Chen, piano

Biographical information starts here...

Rhapsody In Blue

George Gershwin (1898-1937)

 

Last SEKSO Performance: September 30, 1990
Completed: 1924
First Performed: Feb 12, 1924, Paul Whiteman band - Gershwin, piano
Orchestrated by: Ferde Grofé

Program notes are posted as they become available.

Scored for: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 alto saxophones in E-flat, tenor saxophone in B-flat; 3 horns in F, 3 trumpets in B-flat, 3 trombones, tuba; percussion: timpani, crash cymbal, snare drum, bass drum, gong, triangle, bells and cymbals; strings, and banjo. (saxophones & banjo are described in the score as "almost optional")
[ 223[1.2.bcl]2 - 3331 opt saxes[2asx,tsx] -opt banjo - tmp+3 - str ]


Cagdas Soylar, piano

Cagdas Soylar, piano

Biographical information starts here...

Les préludes, S.97 (Symphonic Poem No. 3)

Liszt, Franz Joseph (1811-1886)

Program notes are posted as they become available.

Scored for: 3 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, percussion, timpani, harp, and strings.
[ 3[1.2.3/pic]222-4231-tmp+3-hp-str]

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Gustavus (Gustav) Theodore von Holst (1874-1934)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

George Gershwin (1898-1937)

Franz (Ferencz) Joseph Liszt (1811-1886)

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