Double-Reed Schedule

Indiana Early Double Reed Workshop XVIII – Dulcian Days

Monday, May 22nd  – Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

with Bob Wiemken & Joan Kimball, instructors

(Running concurrently with the annual

Indiana Sackbut Workshop

With Adam Bregman, instructor

This year’s theme: Music in Naples, 1480 – 1625

Mellon Chansonnier, Montecassino MS

Villanelle alla Napolitano, Madrigal & Chromaticism

 

 

 

Sunday, 5/22 Monday, 5/23 Tuesday, 5/24 Wednesday, 5/25
         
8 – 9 AM                Breakfast    

 

9 – 10:15 AM

Warm-up and Techniques session

  Technique I:

Basic technique refresher, warm ups, tuning exercisesTechnique II:

Dulcian and the Modal system – tuning our Mi’s and Fa’s, fingering systems, all of them!Discussion: a closer look at the sackbut/ dulcian ensemble: who plays what, clefs, modes, transposition     10:15 – 10:30 AM    

10:30 – 11:45 AM

Performance

 Practice

 

 Notation Review:

 

Notes, rests, mensureation signs, clefs, rhythms, cadential awareness

Rodio’s Conditor alma siderumChromaticism:

Survey and practice; scales & tuning, chromatic exercises, Nicolas Vincentino & Gesualdo 101Playing Session I:

More Gesualdo and first look at Trabaci     12:00 – 2:00 PM           Lunch Break  

(cont’d)

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

     

2:00 – 3:30 PM

small ensemble playing session I*

 Playing Session I:

 

Villanelle alla napolitano and

Giovanthomaso Cimello, Giovanni da NolaPlaying Session I:

Gesualdo’s motets (or others)Playing Session II:

General reading of repertoire as desired by each group     

3:30 – 4 PM

        Afternoon Break

 

   

4:00 – 5:30 PM

small ensemble playing session II*

Arrival, check-in, unpack, set up instruments, warm-up, etc.Playing Session II: Rodio’s Psalmi Ad VesperasPlaying Session II:

 

Gesualdo continuedSi placet Session: ad hoc playing sessions, private lessons, practice, or just R & R     

5:30 – 7:30 PM

         Dinner Break

 

   

7:30 – 9:00 PM

Reed/Instrument work & Playing sessions

 

Si Placet:

 

A. Bob – initial reed

work, fitting new reeds, basic triage

B. Joan – playing session for those able, interested and/or eagerSi Placet:

Bob – reeds & instrument work in Big House

Joan – playing sessionSi Placet:

Bob – reeds & instrument work in Big House

Joan & Adam – playing sessionOpening Session: 16th IEDRW Full Workshop

9 PM on

BYOB!

                                         Evening snacks and libations

 

 

 

 

Indiana Early Double Reed Workshop XVIII

Wednesday, May 24th  –  Sunday, May 28th, 2017

with Bob Wiemken & Joan Kimball, instructors

(Running concurrently with the annual

Indiana Sackbut Workshop

With Adam Bregman, instructor

This year’s theme: Music in Naples, 1480 – 1625

Mellon Chansonnier, Montecassino MS

Villanelle alla Napolitano, Madrigal & Chromaticism

 

 

  Wednesday, 5/24 Thursday, 5/25 Friday, 5/26 Saturday, 5/27 Sunday, 5/28
           
8 – 9 AM                  Breakfast

 

   

 

9 – 10:15 AM

Warm-up and Techniques session

  Shawm Technique I: Warm-up, embouchure, breathing, vowel formation, sound Technique II:  Articulation, fingerings, tuning exercises, more on the mi’s and fa’s Technique & Topic:

Chromaticism – historical survey & practice, scales & tuning

Final Technique:   Q & A and overview
           
10:15 – 10:30 AM                 Morning Break    

10:30 – 11:45 AM

Performance

 Practice

 

  Notation Review: Notes, rests, mensuration signs, transpositions, cadences; Rodio’s

Pange Lingua

Topic and Playing Session I:

Villanelle alla Napolitano – Cimello & da Nola

Gesualdo 101:

introduction and reading of motets

Tutti: a final playing session, plus possible presentations.
           

12:00 – 2:00 PM

                                     Lunch Break  (on Sunday followed by packing and departure)

 

(cont’d)

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

           

2:00 – 3:30 PM

small ensemble playing session 1*

  Playing Session I:

Mellon & Montecassino

Playing Session I:

More Mellon and Cimello & da Nola

Plaing Session I:

Gesualdo and Trabaci

 
           

3:30 – 4 PM

                Afternoon   Break

 

   

4:00 – 5:30 PM

small ensemble playing session 2*

Arrivals for 16th IEDRW Playing Session II:

Rodio’s Psalmi di Vesperas

Playing Session II:

Repertoire selected per each group from Mellon, Cimello & da Nola

Playing Session II:

Repertoire selected per each group from entire collection

 
           

5:30 – 7:30 PM

                    Dinner  Break

 

   

7:30 – 9:00 PM

Reed/Instrument work & Playing sessions

 

Opening session of 16th IEDRW main workshop:

-Welcome &

introductions

-Present theme,

topics & foci of

the workshop

-Tutti warm-ups and brief playing session

Option 1: Reed & Instrument work in Big House w/Bob

Option 2: Small ensemble performance opportunity, then reading session with Joan and Adam

Option 1: Reed & Instrument work in Big House w/Bob

Option 2: Small ensemble performance opportunity, then reading session with Joan and Adam

Option 1: Reed & Instrument work in Big House w/Bob

Option 2: Small ensemble performance opportunity, then reading session with Joan and Adam

 

9 PM on

BYOB!

                                                             Evening snacks and libations

 

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