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Harlem Quartet program offerings for the 2019-20 season

#1: Composers of Color

Jean Perrault: “Exodus” String Quartet
Tale
Exodus
Hope

William Grant Still: Lyric Quartette 
The Sentimental One
The Quiet One
The Jovial One

Intermission

Jesse Montgomery: Strum

George Walker: String Quartet No. 1
Molto Adagio "Lyric for Strings"

Wynton Marsalis: At the Octaroon Balls
Rampart Street Rowhouse Rag
Mating Calls and Delta Rhythms
Creole Contradanzas
Hellbound Highball

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia (arr. Dave Glenn and Harlem Quartet)

Billy Strayhorn: Take the “A” Train (arr. Paul Chihara and Harlem Quartet) 


#2: Cross-Pollination

William Bolcom: Three Rags for String Quartet
Poltergeist
Graceful Ghost
Incineratorag

Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
Animé et très décidé
Assez vif et bien rhythmé
Andantino, doucement expressif
Très modéré – En animant peu à peu – Très mouvementé et avec passion

Guido López-Gavilán: Cuarteto en Guaguancó

Intermission

Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Major, Op. 67
Vivace
Andante
Agitato (Allegretto non troppo) – Trio – Coda
Poco allegretto con variazioni

 

#3: Post WWII (1945-46)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73
Allegretto
Moderato con moto
Allegro non troppo
Adagio
Moderato

Victor Young/Ned Washington: Stella by Starlight

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia (arr. Dave Glenn and Harlem Quartet)

Intermission

Britten: String Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36
Allegro calmo, senza rigore
Vivace
Chacony: sostenuto

 

#4: Almost My Last and Only

Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 in F Major ("Prussian" No. 3), K. 590
Allegro moderato
Andante
Menuetto allegretto
Allegro

Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E-flat Major
Adagio ma non troppo
Allegretto
Romanze
Allegro molto vivace

Intermission

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135
Allegretto
Vivace
Lento assai, cantante e tranquillo
Grave, ma non troppo tratto – Allegro – Grave, ma non troppo tratto – Allegro 

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Posted: Jan-18-2019
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