Hello MSW Friends!

Hope you are enjoying the beautiful fall weather! Thank you to all who attended our annual meting at the end of rehearsal last week. Minutes from the meeting will be available soon. Below are additional MSW news items. 

The MSW October board meeting is Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 PM at Edina High School in the 9th grade bandroom. All are welcome!

Our first concert is Sunday, October 16, 3 PM at St. Philip the Deacon in Plymouth. Invite family and friends! Also, we will need people to help with early truck crew, set up and the church, and late truck crew. The timeline will be (close to)

TBA- 12:00 or perhaps earlier-  load percussion onto truck. We are still figuring out if we will be using Edina or Shakopee’s percussion. We may be unable to gain entry to Edina High School on a Sunday.
12:45 set up at St. Philip the Deacon We may need to get a little creative with our set up, since the front of St. Philip is smaller than the Edina Band room.
1:30 rehearse
2:30 Clear hall
3:00 Concert
Following the concert, load truck and then unload at Shakopee or Edina High School

Our Spring Concert will be Friday, May 12, 7:30 PM at East Ridge High School in Woodbury.

Also, you can still  listen to our repertoire and study your parts. (Thank you, Amanda, for providing these links!)

See you soon!
Jill Westermeyer
MSW Manager

Ronde for Isolde, Bedford
Half Note = 100

Commissioned by the Scottish Amateur Music Association for the National Wind Band of Scotland.

“III. The Kings of France”, Scenes from the Louvre, Dello Joio
Quarter = 84-92-ish

Written for a 1964 television documentary produced by NBC News called A Golden Prison: The Louvre.

Courtly Intrigue, Mahr
Quarter = 108

“Purely a fantasy piece.”

Homage to Perotin, Nelson
Quarter = 132

Who was Perotin?

Othello, Reed
I. Prelude (Venice): Quarter = 66-80
II. Aubade (Cyprus): Quarter = 92
III. Othello and Desdemona: Quarter = 66
V. Entrance: Quarter = 84
V. The Death of Desdemona: Epilogue: Quarter = 66

“Written in five scenes to reflect different moods from scenes in the play.”

Cathedrals, Salfelder
Quarter = 120

Cathedrals is a fantasy on Gabrieli’s Canzon Primi Toni from the Sacrae Symphoniae, which dates to 1597. 

You can also listen to most of the rep as a YouTube playlist.