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Welcome to the
RUSTY PLAYERS OF OUNDLE!




REHEARSALS and CONCERTS for the 2018 Season
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Past triumphs (including Norfolk Tour) here

Our regular rehearsal venue is the Oundle Primary School Hall.
Location: Cotterstock Road, Oundle PE8 5HA. Map

REHEARSALS and CONCERTS: SUMMER 2018

Monday 30th April
-- Bank Holiday 7th May
Monday 14th May
Monday 21st May
-- HALF TERM
Monday 4th June
Monday 18th June
Monday 2nd July

Oundle Primary School (No early strings)
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Oundle Primary School (*)
Oundle Primary School (*)
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Oundle Primary School (*)
Oundle Primary School (*)
Oundle Primary School (*)

TALBOT HOTEL COURTYARD
Wednesday 4th July
Rusty Strings (Rehearsal 6-7-15pm)
7:30-7:55/8:35-9:00pm
Supporting act 8:00-8:30 tbc
OUNDLE SCHOOL CHAPEL
Sunday 8th July
4pm OIF Festival Concert
2pm rehearsal
5:15pm Festival Tea
(Oundle Sch Common Room, Milton Rd)

c/o Nicola Guise, Wadenhoe
Tuesday 10th July, 7pm
RPO Summer party
OUNDLE SCHOOL CHAPEL
Thursday 12th July, 7:30pm
Commissioned by the EUCO,
premiered Feb 2018
RPO PLAY ALONG adventure with the
European Union Chamber Orchestra
"A Light Exists" by Anna Disley-Simpson
Rehearsal: 5pm
(then optional swim @ Yorke House)

Rehearsals: 7.45 for 8pm start, ending 9.30pm (then in the 'George'/'The Ship')
The Rusty Strings also rehearse from 7pm on marked dates (*)


REHEARSALS and CONCERTS: AUTUMN 2018
The Manor House, Aldwincle
Saturday 15th Sept
Wedding: Sophie Evans and Dan
Rusty Strings at the Reception
Reh: 12-1.30pm
Play: 4-4:45pm. 5:15-6pm

Monday 17th Sept
Monday 1st Oct
Monday 15th Oct
-- HALF TERM
Monday 5th Nov
Monday 19th Nov
Monday 3rd Dec

Oundle Primary School (No early strings)
Oundle Primary School (*)
Oundle Primary School (* Abbott House)
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Oundle Primary School (*)
Oundle Primary School (*)
Oundle Primary School (*)

ST JAMES' CHURCH, THRAPSTON
Sunday 9th Dec
Christmas Concert
Reh 2pm, Concert 4pm, Tea 5pm

Rehearsals: 7.45 for 8pm start, ending 9.30pm (then in the 'George'/'The Ship')
The Rusty Strings also rehearse from 7pm on marked dates (*)


Repertoire for the July Concert:
Theme: Desert Island Discs and 8 records!

. . By the Sleepy Lagoon (Eric Coates) - [4 min]

1. The Carousel Waltz (Richard Rogers, arr Calvin Custer) - [4 min]

2. Wadenhow Boating Song Trevor Hold - [3 min]

3. Rusty Wind Band
. . "Bach Goes to Town" (1938) Alec Templeton, arr Davy [4 min]

4. Dambusters' March (Eric Coates, arr David Andrew) - [4 min]

5. Rusty Strings: Soloist Sophia Robson
. . Violin Concerto in A min (J. S. Bach) - [17 min] Isaac Stern - slowly!!
. . I - Allegro, II - Andante, III - Allegro Assai

6. Moon River (Henry Mancini, arr John Moss) - [4 min]

7. Sailing By (Ronald Binge) - [3 min]

GRAND FINALE:
8. 1812 Overture (Tchaikovsky, arr Jerry Brubaker) - [8 min]

ENCORE - if they clap loud enough:
. . Radetzky March (Johann Strauss Sr, arr Richard Meyer) - [4 min]

[55 minutes]


Rehearsal challenge:
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Dukas, arr Richard Ling) - Score - 9 min


RUSTY STRINGS (*)

1. Méditation, from "Thaïs" (Jules Massenet, arr Wolfgang Birtel) - 6 min
2. Violin Concerto in A min (Bach) - 15 min
3. Kreutzer Study #2 - Studies 1-42 pdf


NEW RUSTY PUBLICATION!
- Violin Shifting Exercises (all keys!) (pdf) - Sound (midi)

We are once again very fortunate to have VINCE DAVY as our regular conductor. 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)


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)