2015-16 Sample Repertoire

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”   – Berthold Auerbach

Our Orchestra plays a vast array of music, from the 17th century classics to 21st century themes.  Some samples of our 2015-16 musical repertoire include:

  • A Tribute to Richard Rodgers arr. Ted Ricketts
  • Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 by Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle
  • Aria (Cantilena) from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) arr. Jamin Hoffman
  • Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major (BWV 1049) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Brook Green Suite by Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
  • Carol of the Bells arr. Michael Hopkins
  • Concerto for Two Trumpets and Strings by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) (RV537 ed. David Marlatt)
  •  Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 8 (Corelli Christmas Concerto)  by Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) arr. I. Bailey-Mortimer
  • Dance Bela Bartok (1881-1945)
  • The Days of Wine and Roses by Henry Mancini (1924-1994) and Johnny Mercer (1909-1976) arr. Jeff Jarvis
  • Fantasy on an English Carol, The Holly and the Ivy arr. Michael Story
  • Fugue for Small Orchestra (from Symphony No. 4) by Charles Ives (1874-1954)
  • Hanukkah Habanera arr. Tim McCarrick
  • Hanukkah Holiday by John Caponegro (b1965)
  • Hungarian Dance by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) arr. A.L. Christopherson
  • Li’l Darlin’ by Neal Hefti (1922-2008) arr. Darol Anger
  • Nessun Dorma (from Turandot) by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) arr. Ted Ricketts
  • Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) arr. Robert Longfield
  • Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Opus 46 by Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle
  • Sheep may safely graze (Nr. 8 Schafe konnen sicher weiden) from the Cantata BWV208 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Spin, Dreidle, Spin (Sevivon, Sov, Sov, Sov) arr. Andrew H. Dabczynski
  • Three Tunes From Shakespeare’s England arr. Nicholas Hare
  • Two Christmas Favorites arr. Robert S. Frost

New musical selections and suggestions from our members and our audience are always welcome.  You can email your suggestions to repertoire@stringsattachedorchestra.com.


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