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University of Maryland Wind Orchestra

Michael Votta, Jr., conductor

Repertoire 2012-13

December 8, 2013

“Turning Points”


Kevin Puts:  Millennium Canons (2001)

Arnold Schoenberg:  Kammersymphonie, Op. 9 (1907)

Hector Berlioz:  Grande Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale, Op. 15 (1840)




November 8, 2013

“Fairy Tales and Legends”


Igor Stravinsky:  Circus Polka (1942)

Thomas Ades:  Living Toys (1993)

Constant Lambert:  Mr. Bear Squash-you-all-flat (1924) - William Lake, Jr., conductor

George Frederick Handel:  Music for the Royal Fireworks (1749)




October 13, 2013

“What is Art?”


What is Art?  (Suite No. 1)

Samuel Scheidt:  Galliard Battaglia

Anton Webern:  Concerto, Op. 24 (1934)

Walther Lampe:  Serenade (1904)

What is Art?  (Suite No. 2)

Carl Ruggles:  Angels (1922)

Alec Wilder:  Kindergarten Flower Pageant (1939)

Stanislaw Skrowaczyewski:  Music for Winds (2009)

Richard Wagner (arr. Votta):  Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral (from Lohengrin)




May 5, 2013

Guest Artists:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (side-by-side concert)


“…of a rare and special type…”


WA Mozart:  Serenade in Bb (“Gran Partita”), K. 361

I. Largo; Molto allegro


Edgard Varese:  Octandre

Assez lent; Très vif et nerveux; Grave, Animé et jubilatoire


WA Mozart:  Serenade in Bb (“Gran Partita”), K. 361

II. Menuetto

III. Adagio

IV. Menuetto; Trio (Allegretto)


Edgard Varese:  Intégrales


WA Mozart:  Serenade in Bb (“Gran Partita”), K. 361

V. Romanza

VI. Tema con variazioni

VII. Finale (Molto allegro)




March 20, 2013 ( CBDNA National Conference Performance)


Georges Enesco:  Dixtour

Constant Lambert:  Mr. Bear Squash-you-all-flat

Steve Reich:  Double Sextet




March 9, 2013


Steve Reich:  Double Sextet

Joseph Schwantner:  Trilogy

   and the mountains rising nowhere

   In Evening’s Stillness

   From a Dark Millenium




December 6, 2012

“Music from Bach’s iPod”


Giovanni Pergolesi (arr. Thomas Stone):  Carnevale

Leon Krichner:  Concerto for Violin, Cello, 10 Winds and Percussion - James Stern, violin; Evelyn Elsing, cello

Mark Nowakowski:  Early Light (Walsum competition winner)

Benjamin Britten:  Fanfare for St. Edmondsbury

Ingolf Dahl:  Sinfonietta



November 2, 2012

“Gabrieli’s Garden”


Giovanni and Andrea Gabrieli:  Canzonas and Sonatas

John Adams:  Chamber Symphony

Richard Strauss:  Serenade, Op. 7

Bernard Rands:  Ceremonial



October 5, 2012

“Something Old.  And New.  And Maybe Borrowed Too.”


Donal Michalsky:  Fanfare After 17th Century Dances

Henri Tomasi:  Fanfares Liturgiques

Joachim Raff:  Sinfonietta

Joseph Schwantner:  Recoil



Thursday, March 29, 2012

Saturday, March 31, 2012 and Sunday, April 1, 2012-Jewish Community Center, NY, NY

Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin

Daniel Bernard Roumain:  A Night of Questions (world premiere)



Friday, February 29, 2012-Eastern Division CBDNA Conference, Indiana, PA

Saturday, March 1, 2012

“Czech Mates”


Karel Husa:  Divertimento for Brass and Percussion

Arnold Schoenberg:  Chamber Symphony, Op. 9

Bohuslav Martinů:  Nonet

Sergei Prokofiev:  Ode to the End of the War


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