MUSIC FROM HOME PRESENTS: OF GARDENS & FRIENDSHIPS

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Program

Part One: Flowers & Trees

From Appalachian Christmas Carols, for piano four-hands                            Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987)

No. 2 The Cherry Tree

 

From Ten Folk Songs, for piano four-hands:                                              Violet Archer (1913-2000)

No. 3 In the Woods (Ah! Qui me passera le bois?)

No. 4 Gay is the Rose (Gai lon la gai le rosier)

 

From Guia prático IV:                                                                              Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

No. 2 Rosa amarela (Yellow Rose)

 

From Flower Pieces:                                                                                  Attilio Joseph “Teo” Macero (1925-2008)

Sea Pink

Japanese Anemone

Sweet Woodruff

 

From Little Flowers, Op. 205:                                                                     Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901)

No. 6 Heather

No. 7 Fritillary

No. 8 Rock Rose

No. 10 Cranesbill

No. 11 Sea Pink

No. 12 Dandelion

 

From Five Pieces, Op. 85, “The Flowers:”                                                   Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

No. 2 Oeillet

No. 4 Aquileja

No. 5 Campanula

 

From Lyric Intermezzo, Op. 8:                                                                    Selim Palmgren (1878-1951)

No. 4 White Lilies

 

From Sour Flowers. Eight Piano Pieces in the Form of an Herbal:                         Richard Wilson (b. 1941)

No. 2 Crocus (Nocturne)

 

From Night Pieces:                                                                                   Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014)

No. 3 Flowers

 

From Magnolia. Suite for Piano                                                                   Robert Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943)

No. 1 Magnolias

 

From Three Piano Pieces, Op. 128:                                                               Amy Beach (1867-1944)

No. 2 Young Birches

 

From Five Pieces, Op. 75, “The Trees:”                                                       Jean Sibelius

No. 2 The Lonely Fir

No. 5 The Spruce

 

INTERMISSION

 

From Winterreise, D. 911:                                                                         Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

No. 5 The Linden Tree                                                              transcr. for piano Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

 

Muros verdes (Green Walls)                                                                       José Pablo Moncayo (1912-1958)

Part Two: Friendships

March in E-flat major, for piano four-hands                                             Clara Schumann (1819-1896)

 

De ti, de mí (Of you, of me), for piano four-hands                                    Mario Ruiz Armengol (1914-2002)

 

From Siete piezas latinas (Seven Latin Pieces)                                              Graciela Agudelo (1945-2018)

Días de lluvia (Rainy Days)

Brisa en estío (Summer Breeze)

 

Canción y danza núm. 2, Op. (Song and Dance No. 2), Op. 77                        Moisès Bertran (b. 1967)

for piano four-hands*

*Commissioned with a grant from the IBERMÚSICAS program and dedicated to Dúo Powers-de la Torre. Moisès Bertran is a professor at Conservatorio de Música-Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

 

PAUSE

 

Part 3: Gardens

From Spring in the Garden, H. 125:                                                             Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)

No. 1 What shall we play now? Tag?

No. 4 It isn’t bad, is it, to pick a few flowers?

 

From Dolly, for piano four-hands                                                            Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Le jardin de Dolly (Dolly’s Garden)

 

From Three Piano Pieces:                                                                           Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)

No. 2 D’un Jardin clair (Of a Bright Garden)

 

From Estampes:                                                                                      Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

No. 3 Gardens Under the Rain

 

From Preludes, Bk. 2

No. 4 The Fairies are Exquisite Dancers

 

From Ma mère l'Oye (Mother Goose), for piano four-hands:                         Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

No. 5 The Fairy Garden

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