2017 Program Notes

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Program Notes by Willard J. Hertz

Program I. July 12th – Gypsy Flair

HAYDN: Piano Trio No. 39 in G major, Hob.XV:25, “Gypsy”
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BARTOK: Contrasts for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
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BRAHMS: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op.25
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Program II. July 19th – All Things French

POULENC: Sonata for Flute and Piano
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MILHAUD: Suite for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
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GAUBERT: Trois Aquarelles (Three Watercolors) for Flute, Cello, and Piano
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FAURÉ: Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45
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Program III. July 26thStringfest

WEBER: Trio in G minor for Flute, Cello, and Piano, Op. 63
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SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
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MENDELSSOHN: Octet for Strings in E-flat major, Op. 20
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Program IV. August 2nd – Schubert’s “Trout”

BOTTESINI: Gran Duo for Violin and Bass
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DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun for Piano Four-Hands
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TURINA: Piano Trio No. 2 in B minor, Op. 76
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SCHUBERT: Quintet in A major for Piano and Strings, D.667, “Trout”
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Program V. August 9th – Windfest

R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel Einmal Anders! for Winds and Strings
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NIELSEN: Serenata in Vano for Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Cello, and Bass
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MOZART: Quintet in E-flat major for Piano and Winds, K. 452
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DOHNANYI: Sextet in C major for Piano, Clarinet, Horn, and Strings, Op. 37

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