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Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra

Arranged by Paul Bateman.

Song List
Performance Information

Song List

  1. "Havanna-Lied" (Ach bedenken Sie, Herr Jakob Schmidt)
  2. "September Song"
  3. "Kanonen-Song"
  4. "My Ship"
  5. "Speak Low"
  6. "Moritat von Mackie Messer" (Mack the Knife)

Performance Information

Orchestration
Symphonic version: solo violin; 2 fl, 1 ob, 2 cl (A and B-flat), tenor sax, 2 bsn; 4 hn, 3 tpt, 2 tbn, 1 bass tbn; harp, acoustic guitar, glockenspiel, timp, drum set; strings.
Chamber version: solo violin; 2 fl, 1 ob, 2 cl (A and B-flat), 1 bsn; 2 hn, 2 tpt, 1 tbn, 1 tuba; harp, acoustic guitar, glockenspiel, timp, perc; strings.
Duration: 19 minutes
Performance Materials: EAMC (symphonic version and chamber version)
First performance: Symphonic version: March 7, 2014, Dessau, Anhaltisches Theater, Daniel Hope, solo violin, MDR Sinfonieorchester, Yutaka Sado, cond. (did not include "My Ship")
Chamber version: January 21, 2017, Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Daniel Hope, solo violin, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, cond.

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