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Dos Danzas
for Concert Band (2010)

  1. Tangential Tango
  2. Gallo Fino
Andrea Reinkemeyer (Ann Arbor, Michigan - 2010)
Commissioned by and dedicated to Miller Asbill and the Texas Tech University Concert Band
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Instrumentation:

 

Piccolo, 3 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Bassoons, 3 Bb Clarinets, 1 Bass Clarinet, 2 Alto Sax, 1 Tenor Sax, 1 Bari. Sax / 3 Bb Trumpets, 4 Horns in F, 3 Trombones, 1 Euphonium, 1 Tuba, 1 Double Bass (Optional) / Timpani (+ Suspended Cymbal), 5 Percussion*, Piano
*Percussion: 1. Xylophone, 2. Vibraphone/Marimba (4.3), 3. Bongos, Claves
4. Congas, Tambourine, Triangle, 5. Bass Drum, China Cymbal, Suspended Cymbal, Triangle


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Program Notes:

 

Dos Danzas (2010) for Concert Band was commissioned by, and is dedicated to, Miller Asbill and The Texas Tech University Concert Band who premiered the work on April 25, 2010 at Hemmle Recital Hall, Lubbock, Texas. As if emerging from a fog, the first movement, Tangential Tango, is a sultry bitonal dance utilizing long melodic lines against a pulsing tango rhythm. The two keys are attracted to one another, yet gently push apart like magnets of the same polarity. The second movement, Gallo Fino, translates from Spanish as “fine rooster;” in the colloquial, however, it also refers to an overly confident, finely dressed man. The uneven time signature supports the imagery of a strutting rooster preened to impress. Many thanks to Miller Asbill, the music students at Texas Tech University, and Brian Amer for their artistic support.


Performances

 

Premiere:

Sunday, April 25, 2010 - 3:00 p.m.
Hemmle Recital Hall, School of Music
Texas Tech University (Lubbock, Texas)
Texas Tech Concert Band
Miller Asbill, conductor

Performance:

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 8:00 p.m
Hill Auditorium
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Rodney Dorsey, conductor. The Concet Band concludes the semester by featuring works of several exciting American composers. Vincent Persichetti's Sixth Symphony and Michigan graduate Andrea Reinkemeyer's Dos Danzas anchor this colorful program.

PROGRAM: Rimsky-Korsakov, Procession of the Nobles; Reinkemeyer, Dos Danzas for Concert Band; Wilson, Day Dreams; Persichetti, Symphony No. 6; J.S. Bach, My Jesus, Oh What Anguish; Nixon, Fiesta Del Pacifico.

Free - no tickets required

University of Michigan Concert Band
Rodney Dorsey, conductor

Performance: I. Tangential Tango

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 7:30 p.m
University of Oregon Spring Concert
Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Silva Concert Hall
University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon)

Tickets are available in advance from the Hult Center (541-682-5000) or the UO Ticket Office (541-346-4363). More info!

The University Symphony Orchestra (David M. Jacobs, conductor) will perform two works with the University Singers (under the direction of Christopher Olin). The centerpiece repertoire for that collaboration will be Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe Suite #2.

The Oregon Wind Ensemble (Rodney Dorsey, conductor) will perform repertoire including Joaquin Turina's "La Procesion del Rocio," Morten Lauridsen's "O Magnum Mysterium," Fisher Tull's "Concerto Grosso" (featuring the Oregon Brass Quintet), and two tangos, one each by Andrea Reinkemeyer and John Mackey.

Oregon Wind Ensemble
Rodney Dorsey, director

Performance:

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Larson Memorial Concert Hall, SDSU Performing Arts Center
South Dakota State University (Brookings)
South Dakota State University Wind Symphony
Jacob Wallace, conductor
The South Dakota State University Wind Symphony presents its first concert of the 2016-2017 season: FIESTA! This performance, which features music of and inspired by Latin America is a fundraiser concert to support the Wind Symphony's March 2017 tour to Chicago to perform at the Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival. All proceeds will go directly to students' travel expenses for the tour.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students (children 5 and under are free). A silent auction with light refreshments will begin at 6:00PM, and the concert starts at 7:30PM. Advance tickets are available from any Wind Symphony member, or by calling the Department of Music at 605-688-5187. Tickets will also be available at the event.

We hope to see you there for a fun evening of music making supporting a good cause!

PROGRAM
Clifton Williams – Symphonic Dance no. 3, "Fiesta"
Andrea Reinkemeyer – Dos Danzas
Arturo Márquez (trans. Boysen, Jr.) – Danzon no. 2
Jaime Texidor (arr. Winter) – Amparito Roca
H. Owen Reed – La Fiesta Mexicana

Performance:

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 8:00 p.m.
Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference
Western Michigan University School of Music
Dalton Recital Hall
Program
Western Michigan Symphonic Band
Scott Boerma, Director of Bands

Performance:

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 7:30 p.m.
2017 Blue Lake Summer Arts Festival
Stewart Shell
Featuring the music of Copland, Reinkemeyer, Gould, Bernstein, and Sousa
Live Broadcast
Blue Lake Festival Band
Rodney Dorsey, conductor; Director of Bands at the University of Oregon

Performance:

Colors and Contrasts
Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Meany Theater, Department of Music
University of Washington
University of Washington Symphonic Band
Dr. Steven Morrison, conductor

Performance:

Friday, December 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. ($)
Snider Recital Hall, Department of Music
California State University, Stanislaus
Livestream
Stanislaus State Wind Ensemble
Stuart Sims, director

Performance:

Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
OkMEA Winter Conference (link)
International Ballroom, DoubleTree Hotel
Oklahoma All-State Intercollegiate Band
Rodney Dorsey, conductor

Performance:

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. EST
Program
Musical Arts Center, Jacobs School of Music

CONCERT BAND:
Spoon River - Grainger
Dos Danzas - Reinkemeyer
Ash - Jolley
Dancing at Stonehenge - Suter
Magnolia Star - Danyew

SYMPHONIC BAND:
Huldigungsmarsch (Homage March) - Wagner/Reed
Suite Dreams - Bryant
Suite in F Major, Op. 28 No. 2 - Holst
A Movement for Rosa -Camphouse
IU Concert Band
Jason H. Nam with Alex Baczewski, conductors
IU Symphonic Band
Eric M. Smedley with Jeff Osarczuk, conductors
The IU Concert and Symphonic Bands will present their shared program, themed "Images and Icons," and will feature works by Grainger, Reinkemeyer, Suter, Danyew, as well as Wagner, Bryant, Holst, and Camphouse. The concert will take the audience through a variety of styles and evocative images, as well as including a consortium premiere of Jennifer Jolley's "Ash" by the Concert Band and what will prove to be a moving performance of Mark Camphouse's "A Movement for Rosa" by the Symphonic Band. Dr. Nam and Dr. Smedley are joined by graduate guest conductors Alex Baczewski and Jeff Osarczuk.

Performance:

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. EST
Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music
Indiana University
Archival Footage

Program:
Old Wine in New Bottles (1959) - Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)
  1. The Wraggle Taggle (people)
  2. The Three Ravens
  3. Begone, Dull Care!
  4. Early One Morning
Dos Danzas (2010) - Andrea L. Reinkemeyer (b. 1976)
  1. Tangential Tango
  2. Gallo Fino
Sanctus (2017) - Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978), arr. J. Eric Wilson

Wedding Dance (1967) - Jacques Press (1903-1985), tr. Herbert N. Johnson, ed. Frederick Fennell
IU Concert Band
Alex Baczewski, conductor