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Welcome to the
RUSTY PLAYERS OF OUNDLE!




Our regular rehearsal venue is the Oundle Primary School Hall.
Location: Cotterstock Road, Oundle PE8 5HA. Map
Sadly the COVID-19 epidemic has caused an major interruption to our activities.
Please watch this page for further announcements concerning our rehearsals.

REHEARSALS and CONCERTS:

SPRING 2020

Sunday 5 April "FILM MATINÉE"
OUNDLE PRIMARY SCHOOL
POSTPONED
POSTER - Video Clips

SUMMER 2020

Saturday 11 July
ST PETER'S CHURCH, Oundle
The Rusty Strings
CANCELLED
4:30pm JOINT CONCERT + COCKTAILS
with The Rusty Strings of Callander
Sunday 12 July
OUNDLE SCHOOL CHAPEL
Rusty Players of Oundle
CANCELLED
4:30pm RPO FESTIVAL CONCERT
5:15pm Festival Tea, O.S. Common Room

AUTUMN 2020

Monday 14 September
Monday 21 September
Monday 5 October
Monday 19 October
Under review
Under review
Under review
Under review
Monday 2 November
Monday 16 October
Monday 30 November
Under review
Under review
Under review

Sunday 6th December
CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Titchmarsh Church

To be announced
4pm Concert
5pm TEA!
Rehearsals: 7.45 for 8pm start, ending 9.30pm (then in the 'George')
The Rusty Strings also rehearse from 7pm on marked dates (*)

RUSTY VIOLINS: DOUGLAS' COVID-19 PRACTISING!

SCALES
- Online Metronome - Play A-440 as a reference
- All possible Violin and Viola scales! - Violin scale charts

- Douglas' Exercises: 1st Position - 1st to 3rd Position
- 3-octave scales fingering - Arpeggios - Bowing Exercises

STUDIES
- Kreutzer: Studies #2, 3, 5 - #2 Bowing Exercises
- Fiorillo: 36 Studies

SHIFTING EXERCISES
-"The Seven Position of the Violin" by Basil Althus (Cramer Music)
- - Positions 1-5 on the Violin

- Douglas: Violin Shifting Exercises (all keys!) (pdf) - Sound (midi)

INTERMEDIATE PIECES
- Elgar: 'Chanson de Matin' and 'Nimrod'
- Hess: 'Ladies in Lavender' - piano accomp.
- Gershwin: Embraceable You - piano accomp.

JANE'S FOLK TUNES
- 'Winster Gallop': Jane - Melodeon
- 'Salmon Tails': Jane - Melodion - fiddle band - sheet music
- '100 Pipers': Jane - Fiddle+Guitar: in G - in A - Sheet music: in G - in A
- '100 Pipers by sections: A1 - A2 - A3 - A4 - B1 - B2 - B3

ADVANCED PIECES
- Bach: 'Matthew Passion' #47 - YouTube (Tim Mead) - YouTube (A440)
- Gershwin: Summertime - piano accomp.
- Gershwin: I Got Rhythm - piano accomp.
- Elgar: Salut d'Amour (E) - piano accomp. (E) - 5 lessons Nicola Benedetti
- Elgar: Salut d'Amour (D) - piano accomp. (D)
- Gade: Jealousy (tango) - piano accomp. - professional recording
- Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik-1 - parts (Steve Bingham) - TRY IT!!

RUSTY FLUTE QUARTET (Ann, Douglas, Alan and Sue)
- Mozart: G maj KV-285a - C maj KV-285b - D maj KV-285 - A maj KV-298


Interested? Please contact us

Learn more about us, and where all the players come from!
Take a look at our Facebook Group page (you will need to join first)

REHEARSAL PHOTOS
REHEARSING WITH DAVID MILSTED in Oundle Primary School,
Monday 2nd March 2020
- just before Covid-19 lock-down . . .

REHEARSING IN OUNDLE PRIMARY SCHOOL (from Sept 2017)
Here: rehearsaing for our Norfolk Tour in April 2018. [click on any photo to enlarge]

Rusty Strings rehearsing
Bach Concerto with Sophia

Vince with the RPO
and Sorcerer's Apprentice

Vince with the RPO
and Dambuster's March




REHEARSING IN THE QUEEN VICTORIA HALL - until July 2017
Here: rehearsing for our Titchmarsh concert, June 2015 [click on any photo to enlarge]

Chris Gill's last rehearsal, in the Queen Victoria Hall

... and afterwards ...

... in The Ship!


REHEARSING for our Thrapston concert, Feb 2012[click on any photo to enlarge]


A happy rehearsal on Monday 1st November 2010 [click on any photo to enlarge]

... and afterwards in the Ship Inn, to discuss policy! [click on any photo to enlarge]



Learn more about us, and where all the players come from!

Take a look at our Facebook Group page (you will need to join first)