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Harlem Quartet programs for 2021-22

PROGRAM #1: COMPOSERS OF COLOR

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: String Quartet Concertante No. 5 in G Major

I. Allegro Assai
II. Menuetto: Grazioso

 William Grant Still: Lyric Quartette

I. The Quiet One
II. The Sentimental One

Jessie Montgomery: Strum

Adonis G. Matos: Fugato

Intermission

George Walker: String Quartet No. 1 Molto Adagio, “Lyric for Strings”

Wynton Marsalis: At the Octaroon Balls: “Rampart Street Rowhouse Rag”; “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)

 

PROGRAM #2: CROSS POLLINATION

William Bolcom: Three Rags for String Quartet|
I.   Poltergeist
II.  Graceful Ghost
III. Incineratorag

Guido López-Gavilán: Cuarteto en Guaguancó

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

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

 

PROGRAM #3: ACTIVIST COMPOSERS

Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73

Intermission

Tomeka Reid: Prospective Dwellers
Guido López-Gavilán: Cuarteto en Guaguanco
John Patitucci: Choro Luoco
Bud Powell: Tempus Fugit
Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea: Armando's Rumba
John Coltrane: Countdown

 

PROGRAM #4: POST-WWII (1945-46)

Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73
I.   Allegretto
II.  Moderato con moto
III. Allegro non troppo
IV. Adagio
V.  Moderato

Victor Young: Stella by Starlight

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

Intermission

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted: Apr-7-2021
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