Tempo Press at the 2021 Midwest Clinic

Wednesday, December 15, 9:30am-5:00pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 1933 

Exhibits Open

Come visit us in the Luck’s Music Library booth! Peruse our scores and meet Tempo Press composers, including Dr. Sandra Dackow!

Wednesday, December 15, 9:30am-5:00pm
Thursday, December 16, 9:00am-5:00pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 1933 

Exhibits Open

Come visit us in the Luck’s Music Library booth! Peruse our scores and meet Tempo Press composers, including Dr. Sandra Dackow!

Thursday, December 16, 9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday, December 16, 11:00am-12:00pm

W186

Teaching Double Bass Technique Through Orchestral Excerpts for Beginning and Intermediate Bassists

This presentation will take a close look at bass passages found primarily in grades 1, 2, and 3 orchestral repertoire, including Sandra Dackow’s arrangement of Dance of the Tumblers, and how these passages can be used to teach fundamental technical and stylistic elements on the instrument.

Thursday, December 16, 11:00am-12:00pm
Thursday, December 16, 1:00pm-2:15pm

W192

Orchestra New Music Reading Session

Feature work:

Non più andrai from Le Nozze di Figaro
Grade 4, Full Orchestra, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arranged by Sandra Dackow

Thursday, December 16, 1:00pm-2:15pm
Thursday, December 16, 2:45pm-3:30pm

W190

Kleb Chamber Orchestra

Feature work:

March of the Meistersingers from Die Meistersinger
Grade 2, String Orchestra, Richard Wagner, arranged by Sandra Dackow

Thursday, December 16, 2:45pm-3:30pm
Friday, December 17, 9:00am-4:00pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 1933 

Exhibits Open

Your last chance to visit Tempo Press in the exhibit hall! 

Friday, December 17, 9:00am-4:00pm
New Music Friday

New Music Friday: Tango Americana

The Tango is a study in syncopation and accent. This original piece uses two themes, one in the key of F major and another in the relative minor. You can augment the overall Tango feel by using the included percussion parts for claves, bongo drums, and maracas.

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New Music Friday

New Music Friday: Personent Hodie

The tune used in this carol is believed to have originated in Germany, possibly around 1360. This arrangement stays relatively faithful to the melody, which is presented in groups of upper strings and lower strings. All parts can be played in first position, although the cello has several measures of divisi. At the marked tempo, the piece runs about two and a half minutes.

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New Music Friday

New Music Friday: The Changing Timepiece

This work is a set of brief variations based on the theme from the slow movement of Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 101. This symphony is nicknamed “The Clock” due to the “tick-tock” effect that you will hear accompanying the theme. This work was created to be a teaching tool. Depending on what the students already were exposed to, this piece offers a chance to deal with changing time signatures, changing key signatures, changing tempi, col legno technique, subito, Grand Pause, tremolo, what are variations, what an old-fashioned mechanical clock sounds like, as well as historical information about Haydn and his symphonies.

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New Music Friday

New Music Friday: Slavonic Dance Op. 46, No. 2

Antonín Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances were originally composed to be played on the piano by two performers. The composer then created orchestrations for full orchestra, bringing him much recognition as a composer. This string orchestra arrangement increases the opportunities for even more performers and audiences to enjoy it.

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