LEVEL 3 ULYSSES

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LEVEL 3 ULYSSES

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ULYSSES is a vibrant and exciting piece that is an audience favorite. A great piece to highlight your groups versatility and overall strengths.  Plenty of contrast and interest for each section.

A very exciting work that players and audiences are instantly drawn to.

AT A GLANCE:

KEY: B minor

TIME SIGNATURE:  4/4

MELODY: mostly Violin 1

BOWING: Short sharp bows  are very important

RHYTHM: easy-moderate - often played in unison with another part

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TEACHING NOTES:

ULYSSES is the Latin name of Odysseus and in the famous poem believed to be written by Homer, Ulysses spends 10 years trying to get back to Ithaca. He devises a plan of hiding inside the Trojan Horse along with many adventures on the way.

Try to capture the spirit of adventure and cunning when performing this piece. Pay close attention to accents and rests that help create the mood and play with a r strong sense of resolve.

Accurate bowing is essential to convey the energy of this work. Short bows work well and most sections have staccato passages. Often parts play in unison rhythmically and this needs to be executed as precisely as possible. Once the accuracy of rhythm is established, this work becomes

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CONDUCTORS SCORE, VIOLIN 1 , VIOLIN 2, VIOLIN 3/VIOLA, CELLO and DOUBLE BASS