Chamber music Stl


“All Beethoven All The Time”

Beethoven…Need we say more? But, we will.   Beethoven- Trio for Clarinet, Cello & Piano in Bb Major, Op. 11 “Gassenhauer” Beethoven- Six Variations on a Swiss Song for Harp in F Major Beethoven- Bagatelle in A Minor ‘Für Elise’ Beethoven- Rondo a Capriccio in G Major “Rage Over a Lost Penny” Op. 129 Beethoven-  String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 #1

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Variety…the spice of life! A lovely collection of sonatas for harp, violin, piano and harpsichord, by Rosetti, Cimarosa, Galuppi and Beethoven.   Rosetti- Harp Sonata #2 in Eb Major Beethoven- Sonata #8 in C Minor, Op.13, “Pathétique” Cimarosa- Keyboard Sonatas Galuppi- Keyboard Sonata in E Minor  Beethoven- Sonata #5 in F Major for Violin & Piano, Op. 24, “Spring”

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“Just For Fun”

With the Holidays behind us and a dreary winter ahead, it’s a perfect time for comedy and fun through music to brighten our spirits.   Mozart– Ah! Vous dirai-je maman variations, K. 265 Scarlatti- Fugue in G Minor (Cat Fugue) Schoenfield– Café Music P.D.Q. Bach- The Short-Tempered Clavier- Prelude and Fugue in C Major Dudley Moore- Beethoven Parody: “And the same to you” Mozart- A Musical Joke, K. 522   Dr. Robert C. Packman is the Concert Sponsor for “Just For Fun.”   

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“Blown Away”

Let the CMSSL winds blow you away with a program of entertaining music from the classical period and a detour into the world of opera.   Beethoven- Sextet for Winds, Op. 71 Donizetti- Sinfonia for Winds in G Minor Haydn- Octet for Winds in F Major Hummel- Octet- Partita for Winds in Eb Mozart- Divertimento #14 in Bb

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“Viva Italiano”

Join us for a glass of Chianti or San Pellegrino while listening to music with an Italian flair. You would expect our offering of Rossini and Boccherini and some Italian songs, but how about harpist Megan Stout performing a piece by the composer of the film score to The Godfather, Nino Rota?   Bach- Italian Concerto in F,  BWV 971 Morricone- Gabriel’s Oboe Rossini– String Sonata #6 in G Major Rota- Sarabande and Toccata for Harp Verdi- String Quartet in E Minor  

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“If It Ain’t Baroque, Don’t Fix It”

Nicholas McGegan returns for a delightful Baroque program with Charles Metz, harpsichord. Bach’s stunning double violin concerto, a Vivaldi flute concerto and a Bach harpsichord concerto that will melt your heart.  ONE NIGHT ONLY This concert is Sponsored by Phoebe Dent Weil.   Bach- Harpsichord Concerto in A Major, BWV 1055 Vivaldi- Flute Concerto in D, Op.10 No.3, “Il Gardellino” Scarlatti– Sonata in E Major, K380 Rameau– Les Niais de Sologne for harpsichord Boyce– Concerto Grosso in B Minor J.S. Bach– Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043

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“Woodwind Chimes”

Hear the woodwinds chime in with various instrumental combinations from a duet to the woodwind quintet. Ibert- Trois pièces brèves Beethoven- Duo No. 2 in F Major for Clarinet and Bassoon Persichetti- Pastoral for WW Quintet, Op. 21 William Grant Still- Six Miniatures for Woodwind Quintet Malcolm Arnold- Three Shanties Milhaud- La Cheminée du Roi René Haydn- Divertimento for Woodwind Quintet   

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Made in America

Part of American Arts Experience- St. Louis with Helen Kim, violin Program Samuel Barber String Quartet in B minor, Op. 11 Arthur Foote  Three Pieces for  Oboe and Piano Op.31  Aaron Copland El Salón México arranged for solo piano by Leonard Bernstein Antonín Dvořák String Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 97

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