German and Austrian Music for String Orchestra

German and Austrian Music for String Orchestra

Versions:

  • For String Orchestra, Edited and/or Arranged by Ronald Royer and Charles Liu (2007)

Works

Technical Information

Anthology of German and Austrian Music (Medieval to 20th Century Music), for String Orchestra, Edited and/or Arranged by Ronald Royer and Charles Liu (2007)

(The Full Anthology and Individual Pieces are Available)

Medieval Music: Walther von der Vogelweide (Minnesinger) –Palästinalied, arr. R. Royer

Renaissance: Michael Praetorius –Three Pieces from Terpsichore, arr. by C. Liu and R. Royer

Baroque: George Frideric Handel –Air from Water Music, ed. C. Liu

Georg Phillip Telemann –Two Pieces from Ouverture de Nations anciens et modernes, ed. by R. Royer

Johann Sebastian Bach – Ten Pieces from The Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach, arr. C. Liu and R. Royer

Johann Sebastian Bach – Air on the G String. ed. by C. Liu and R. Royer

Johann Sebastian Bach – Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 (1st mvmt.), ed. by C. Liu and R. Royer

Classical: Joseph Haydn –Symphony No. 94, “Surprise” (2nd mvmt. Excerpt), arr. C. Liu

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart –Serenade in G Major, KV 525, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Complete), ed. C. Liu and R. Royer

Romantic: Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 5, (1st mvmt.), arr. Chris Meyer

Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 9, “Ode To Joy” (4th mvmt. excerpt), arr. R. Royer

Franz Schubert –Quartet in A minor, Op. 29 (1st mvmt. abridged, 2nd mvmt. opening), arr. R. Royer

Felix Mendelssohn –Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, arr. C. Liu

Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 1, (4th mvmt. theme), arr. R. Royer

Late Romantic: Gustav Mahler –Symphony No. 1, (3rd mvmt. theme), arr. R. Royer

Arnold Schoenberg –Verklaerte Nacht (opening excerpt), arr. C. Liu and R. Royer

Program Notes

The project was developed for the music department at the University of Toronto Schools in 2007. It was a pleasure working with my friend and colleague Charles Liu, an excellent composer and arranger.