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Selected Repertoire from 2022-23 Season

  • Anderson, Leroy
    • Arietta
  • Anderson, Beth
    • Three Swales
  • Chávez, Carlos
    • Zarabanda (from "La hija de Cólquide")
  • Diamond, David
    • Rounds
  • Hindemith, Paul
    • The Four Temperaments
  • Jarrett, Keith
    • Elegy
  • Plaza, Juan Bautista
    • Dos Fugas Venezolanas
  • Romero, Aldemaro
    • Suite para Cuerdas
  • Sauter, Eddie
    • Focus
  • Still, William Grant
    • Danzas de Panama
    • Mother and Child
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor
    • Bachianas Brasilieras No. 9

Previous Season's Repertoire

    Composers A-C


  • ALEXANDRA, Liana
    • Allegro veloce e caratteristico
  • ANDERSON, Beth
    • Mourning Dove Swale
  • BACH, Johann Sebastian
    • Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
  • BARBER, Samuel
    • Adagio
  • BARNETT, Charlie
    • Retablos
  • BARNETT, Charlie
    • String Transparencies
  • Composers D-E


  • DEBUSSY, Claude
    • Sacred and Profane Dances
  • DELIUS, Frederick
    • Air and Dance
  • DELLO JOIO, Norman
    • Meditations on Ecclesiastes
  • DEUSSEN, Nancy Bloomer
    • Peninsula Suite
  • DOWLAND, John
    • Lachrimae
  • DVORAK, Antonin
    • Two Waltzes, B.105
  • DVORAK, Antonin
    • Serenade in E Major, Op. 22
  • ELGAR, Edward
    • Serenade in E Minor, Op. 20
  • ELGAR, Edward
    • Sospiri, Op. 70
  • Composers F-J


  • FLETCHER, Percy
    • Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance
  • GERSHWIN, George
    • Lullaby for Strings
  • GJEILO, Ola
    • Sunrise Mass
  • GREIG, Edvard
    • Holberg Suite
  • HARRISON, Pamela
    • A Suite for Timothy
  • HARRISON, Lou
    • Suite for Symphonic Strings
  • HOLST, Gustav
    • St. Paul's Suite
  • HOLST, Gustav
    • Moorside Suite
  • HOVHANESS, Alan
    • Psalm and Fugue
  • IRELAND, John
    • The Holy Boy
  • JANACEK, Leos
    • Suite, JW 6/2
  • Composers K-Z


  • KALINNIKOV, Vasily
    • Serenade
  • LARSON, Libby
    • Symphony No. 4 (String Symphony)
  • LEWIS, Paul
    • Rosa Mundi
  • MAHLER, Gustav
    • Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
  • MARTELLI, Carlo
    • Persiflage
  • MENDELSSOHN, Felix
    • Sinfonie in C (Sinfonia IX)
  • MENDELSSOHN, Felix
    • Sinfonia No. 8 in D, MWV N 8
  • MOZART, Wolfgang
    • Eine Kleine Nachmusik, K.525
  • PLAZA, Juan Bautista
    • Fuga Criolla
  • RUEHR, Elena
    • Shimmer
  • RUTTER, John
    • Suite for Strings
  • RUTTER, John
    • Suite Antique
  • SCHOENBERG, Arnold
    • Verklarte Nacht
  • SCHOENBERG, Arnold
    • Ten Early Waltzes
  • SHAPIRO, Alex
    • Remembrance
  • SMYTH, Ethel
    • Suite for Strings, op. 1a
  • SUK, Josef
    • Meditation on "Svaty Vaclave", op. 35a
  • SVENDSEN, Johann
    • Norwegian Folksong, Op. 31
  • TCHAIKOVSKY, Pyotr Ilyich
    • Andante Cantabile, Op.11
  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Ralph
    • Five Variants of "Dives & Lazarus"
  • VILLA-LOBOS, Heitor
    • Bachianas Brasilieras No. 5
  • VIVALDI, Antonio
    • Concerto for Guitar
  • WALTERS, Gareth
    • Divertimento
  • WARLOCK, Peter
    • Capriol
  • WIREN, Dag
    • Serenade for Strakorkester

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