Where to find Music

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Music will usually be available on this site (see below.) Music is also often available at www.imslp.org. However, music may not match the versions being used so it's better to use the downloads from this site. You might wish to look at IMSLP to see parts of the piece that are not being played by the Rain City Symphony.

How to print music from this site:

  1. Click on your instrument or instrument group below. Note that english horn parts are included with oboes, bass clarinet with clarinets, etc.
  2. You will be presented with an open folder with all the parts(files) for your instrument/group where you can click on the file to open it.
  3. You can then save or print it
  4. Alternatively, you can right click on a file name and save it directly to your computer
  5. Peter Klein has provided some helpful hints on how to resize music to fit on the page if you are having difficulties. Just download
    the Peter's printing hints file. When you print your music, you may also wish to consider whether you want it single or double sided.

How to print music from imslp:

  1. After clicking on the link above, search for the piece by composer and then click on the "Parts" tab
  2. Find the part(s) you want and click on the part name (e.g. Oboe 1, 2)
  3. On the disclaimer page, click "I accept this disclaimer, continue to download file" - This brings up the part in your pdf viewer
  4. From the viewer, use the Print option - you may wish to think about whether you need all the pages and whether you want it single or double sided

For Spring 2022

Music for the winter quarter includes three pieces: Bernstein's Overture to Candide, Bruch's Romanze for viola and orchestra, and Coleridge-Taylor's Petite Suite. Bowed versions are available for all strings. Bowed parts have file names beginning with B-. A transposed trumpet part for the Haydn is now available.

Flute
Oboe
Clarinet
Bassoon
Saxophone
Horn
Trumpet
Low Brass
Percussion
Harp
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass

Full Scores

Coleridge-Taylor
Rehearsal # Measure
1. La Caprice de Nannette
A 33
B 49
C 73
D 1 (3rd time through)
E 33 (3rd time through)
F 97 (Coda)
G 115
2. Demande et Réponse
A 18
B 34
C 49
D 64
E 18 (2nd time through)
3. Un Sonnet d'Amour
A 17
B 43
C 59
D 79
E 105
F 121
4. La Tarantelle Frétillante
A 13
B 25
C 47
D 63
E 79
F 103
G 1 (2nd time through)
H 25 (2nd time through)

For Winter 2022

Music for the winter quarter includes two pieces: Wagner's Overture to Die Meistersinger and Haydn's Symphony #100. Bowed versions are now available for all strings. Bowed parts will have file names beginning with B-. A transposed trumpet part for the Haydn is now available.

Flute
Oboe
Clarinet
Bassoon
Horn
Trumpet
Low Brass
Percussion
Harp
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass

Full Scores

Haydn rehearsal numbers
Rehearsal # Measure
1. Adagio; Allegro
1 39
2 73
3 93
4 146
5 170
6 210
7 239
8 258
2. Allegretto
9 17
10 37
11 57
12 92
13 112
14 134
15 153
16 174
3. Menuetto: Moderato
No rehearsal numbers
4. Presto
17 26
18 82
19 117
20 166
21 202
22 245
23 265
24 286
25 312

For Fall 2021

Music for the fall quarter includes four pieces: Suppe's Morning, Afternoon and Evening in Vienna Overture, Mozart's Magic Flute Overture, Gieg's Peer Gynt Suite #1, and Eugene Ormandy's arrangement of part of Bach's Wachet Auf (Sleeper's Awake) cantata..Bowed versions of all the music are now available. Bowed parts have file names beginning with B-. Transposed trumpet parts for the Suppe and Bach are not yet available.

Flute
Oboe
Clarinet
Bassoon
Horn
Trumpet
Low Brass
Percussion
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass
Full Scores

Rehearsal Letter assignments for the Suppé:

Rehearsal Letter Measure number
A 33
B 52
C 127
D 202
E 242
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