2(1.2Picc)2(1.2EH)22 / 4231 / Timp + 2/ hp / *orchestral strings
Also requires three child actor/singers and an SATB quartet or a full chorus
*The number of string players is at the discretion of the orchestra. Number of books supplied is 87665. All music is supplied by Platypus Theatre in the form of bound books for each musician. A score with all text cues is also supplied as well as a rehearsal CD and a DVD for the use of the conductor and stage crew.
Tchaikovsky - “Trepak” from The Nutcracker
Vivaldi - “Autumn” from The Four Seasons (Adagio Molto),
Nelson/Rollins (arr. Wagler) - Frosty the Snowman
Traditional (arr. Finnegan) - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Vivaldi - “Winter” from The Four Seasons (excerpt from 1st mvnt)
Anderson - Sleigh Ride
Gruber (arr. Kennedy) - Silent Night
Traditional - Hanukkah Song
Traditional (arr. Wagler) - O Christmas Tree
Anderson - Bugler's Holiday
Pierpont (arr. Wagler) - Jingle Bells Hootenanny
Vaughn Williams - Greensleeves
Reading (arr. Kennedy) - O Come All Ye Faithful
Traditional (arr. Wagler) - Wassailing Song
Hagus (arr. Wagler) - You're A Mean One!
Darby (arr. Simeone) - ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
Traditional (arr. Wagler) - Huron Carol
Traditional (arr. Wagler) - Joy to the World Finale
This performance requires the services of two artists from Platypus Theatre: one performer and a stage manager.
Lighting can be varied to suit facility.
Presenter must supply four flesh-coloured, inconspicuous microphones (Sennheiser MKE 2 Gold or similar) that can be hooked over the ear or attached to the face.
The presenter is responsible for hiring three child actor/singers and a SATB quartet or chorus.
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Flicker as a School Concert
Each Platypus Theatre program is tailored to suit both the primary (kindergarten to third grade) and junior divisions (fourth to seventh grade). Our in-depth and relevant study guides were developed by teachers, with separate activities by grade level and curriculum that meet or exceed most state and provincial standards for arts education.