Tempo Press at the 2022 TODA Conference

Thursday, July 21, 10:45am-12:00pm

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Reading Session 1: Grade 3.5+

Featured works:

Slavonic Dance Op. 46, No. 2
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Antonin Dvořák Arranged by Doris Preucil

Symphony No. 86: Finale
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Franz Joseph Haydn Arranged by Bill Scott

Thursday, July 21, 10:45am-12:00pm
Thursday, July 21, 12:00pm-5:00pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 1111

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, July 21, 12:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday, July 21, 2:45pm-4:00pm

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Reading Session 2: Grade .5-2

Featured works:

Laissez paître vos bêtes: A French Christmas Carol
Grade 2, String Orchestra, Traditional Arranged by Robert Longfield

The Late Heavy Bombardment (a prequel to Water on Mars)
Grade 2, String Orchestra, Kevin Sluder

Sunday Afternoon
Grade 2, String Orchestra, R. Scott Whittington

Thursday, July 21, 2:45pm-4:00pm
Friday, July 22, 9:00am-5:00pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 1111

Exhibits Open

Come visit us in the Luck’s Music Library booth! Peruse our scores and meet Tempo Press composers, including Dr. Sandra Dackow!
Friday, July 22, 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday, July 22, 9:30am-10:45am

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Reading Session 3: Grade 2.5-3

Featured works:

Sinfonia in G Major
Grade 3, String Orchestra, Michael Haydn Arranged by Thomas LaJoie
Friday, July 22, 9:30am-10:45am
Saturday, July 23, 9:00am-12:00pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 1111

Exhibits Open

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

Saturday, July 23, 9:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, July 23, 10:45am-12:00pm

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Reading Session 5: New to the PML

Featured works:

Symphony XI No. 2
Grade 3, String Orchestra, Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges Arranged by Reynard Burns

Saturday, July 23, 10:45am-12:00pm
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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