Rehearsal Notes 11/7/2016

LISZT

Mvt. IV

Not too heavy.

No prep beat will be given, but the first entire bar will be conducted

Watch for meno mosso at Rehearsal K

4th beat of L, more oboe and clarinet needed

11 after K, strings add an accent on beat 3

14 after K, pizz can be rounder

Really emphasize the first note of triplets at the beginning of the movement (and de-emphasize the beat that follows)

Winds change FFF to F, 10 bars from the end; more “chorale-like”

Strings, more confident entrances at O

Be forte 9 after O (horn and bassoon)

Change accent to tenuto 6 and 7 bars from the end.

Mvt. III

Violins, pizzicato at downbeat of G

Watch the key changes!

30 after H, feel in 1

Pulse stays the same 10 after Rehearsal I (but half note becomes quarter)

Need to hear the tune at Rehearsal I

Crescendo through beat 3 of penultimate bar

Mvt I

Clean lift in bar 2

Crescendo on beat 4 of bar 9

More inner string voices needed 4 bars after A; more winds here, too

8 before B, less edge in sound (violins)

9 before C will be in two

1 before C will be conducted in 4

Mvt II

The entire first bar will be conducted

Mezzo forte at bar 6

Bar 3, don’t diminuendo until 3rd beat

More ‘sting’ on accents and sforzandi at “Recit.”

Watch key change at rehearsal E

BEETHOVEN

Mvt. I

Keep time!

Bigger sfz in bar 153

“Pull” at bar 164

Massive crescendo in bar 189

Oboes don’t lose time at bar 288

Watch tuning at bar 371

Bar 460/461, ‘sting’ (clarinet, bassoon and flute)

Lift at the end of bar 560 and 564

Bar 571, violins ‘go to beat 2’

Mvt. III

Be ‘counting machines!’

Breathe with Michael at the start

Huge crescendo in bar 92

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