Concerts presented December, 2005

December 1 12:15 pm: Electronic Music Concert, Hubert Howe, Director. George DiCataldo, Transmissions, Dimitris Mavrofidis, Voi, Paul Riker, Effluvium, Michael Duffy, 2,110 [28.11.05], John Bock, Work in Progress, Hubert Howe, Inharmonic Fantasy.

December 5 12:15 pm: Nota Bene Ensemble, Michael Lipsey, Director. Elliott Carter, Esprit rude/Esprit doux II, Gunther Schuller, Unaccompanied Horn Duets: 1. Molto lento, 2. Vivace, André Jolivet, Heptade: 3. Cantate, 7. Vivo e ritmico, George Crumb, Black Angels: 1. Threnody I: Night of the Electric Insects, 2. Sounds of Bones and Flutes, 6. Pavana Lachrymae, 7. Threnody II: Black Angels!

December 5 3 pm: Lage Lund, Jazz Recital. There is no program for this concert. Eight tunes were played: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

December 5 4 pm: Jui-Wen Ho, violin with Emiko Sato, piano. J.S. Bach, Solo Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor, S. 1003: Grave, Fuga, Andante, Allegro, Richard Strauss, Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 18 for violin and piano: 1. Allegro ma non troppo, 2. Improvisation -- Andante cantabile, 3. Finale -- Andante - Allegro.

December 5 7:30 pm: An Evening of Choral Music with the Queens College Vocal Ensemble and Queens College Choir, James John, Director, Queens College Chorus, Cindy Bell, Director, and Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Director. William Billings, Now Shall my Inward Joys Arise, The Rose of Sharon, Samuel Barber, Reincarnations: Mary Hynes, Anthony O'Daly, The Coolin, Ralph Vaughan Williams, O Clap your Hands, Anton Bruckner, Locus Iste, Moritz Hauptmann, Meine Seel' its stille zo Gott, Healey Willan, What is this Lovely Fragrance, G. F. Handel, And the Glory of the Lord from The Messiah, Elliott Carter, Heart not so Heavy as Mine, Bruce Saylor, Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, Javier Busto, Ave Maria, Daniel Pinkham, Christmas Cantata, Igor Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms.

December 7 12:15 pm: The Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director, Morey Ritt, Piano. Robert Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54: 1. Allegro Affetuoso, 2. Intermezzo -- Andantino grazioso, 3. Allegro vivace, Ottorino Respighi, The Pines of Rome.

December 7 3 pm: Jimmy Alexander, Drums. Wayne Shorter, Black Nile, Cedar Walton, Firm Roots, Benny Golson, I Remember Clifford, James Alexander II, Free From our Shackles, Exceedingly Abundantly, In the Master's Hands.

December 8 12:15 pm: Lee Hui-Ping, Viola. R. Schumann, Fairy-Tale Pictures, Four Pieces for Piano and Viola, Op. 113, 1. Nicht Schnell, 2. Lebhaft, 3. Rasch, 4. Langsam, mit melancholischem Ausdruck, W.A. Mozart, Duo for Violin and Viola, K.V. 423, 1. Allegro, 2. Adagio, 3. Rondo, Allegro, P. Hindemith, Viola Sonata, Op. 11, No. 4.

December 8 3 pm: Alexis Cole, Mezzo Soprano. Francis Poulenc, Selections from La Courte Paille, Gabriel Fauré, Mandoline, Claude Debussy, Beau Soir, Francis Poulenc, Violon, Hotel, La Chemin de l'amour. Queens College Big Band, Tomokazu Takemoto, conductor. Henderson/Dixon (arr. Takemoto), Bye Bye Blackbird, Mendez/Bergman (arr. Takemoto), So Many Stars, Rodgers/Hart (arr. Takemoto), I Didn't Know What Time it Was, Ac.C. Jobim (arr. M. Mossman), Wave, Duke Ellington (arr. M. Mossman), In a Sentimental Mood.

December 8 7:30 pm: Chamber Music at Queens College. J.S. Bach, Sonata in B minor, György Kurtág, Hommage à Robert Schumann, Op. 15d, Franz Schubert, Quintet in A major ("The Trout"), Op. 114, D. 667, George Crumb, Black Angels: Thirteen Images from a Dark Land, Joaquin Turena, La Oracion del Torero, Franz Joseph Haydn, String Quartet in D major, Op. 64 No. 5, Allegro moderato, Andante cantabile, Menuetto, Allegretto, Finale, Vivace, Francis Poulenc, Sextuor for Piano and Winds, Béla Bartók, Contrasts for Piano, Clarinet and Violin, Verbunkos, Piheno, Sebes.

December 9 3 pm: George DiCataldo, composer. Profane Lullaby, An Episode for String Quartet: A Slow Motionn Fall from the Roof of an Exploding Cathedral, Solo for Violin, Transmissions.

December 12 12:15 pm: Queens College Opera Studio Program of Italian Opera Scenes. W.A. Mozart, Le Nozze di Figaro, opening scene, "Non più andrai" from Act I, Gaetano Donizetti, L-Elisir d-Amore, Act I Scene III, Domenico Cimarosa, Il Matrimonio Segreto, Act I Scene IV, Vincenzo Bellini, I Capuletti ed i Montecchi, Act I Scene V.

December 12 4:45 pm: Timothy Pak, clarinet. W.A. Mozart, Trio for Piano, clarinet and viola, I., II., III., Igor Stravinsky, Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet, I., II., III., Gabriel Pierné, Canzonetta, Op. 19, Paul Hindemith, Sonata for Piano and Clarinet, I., II., III., Francis Poulenc, Sonata for Clarinet in B flat and piano, I., II., III..

December 12 6:15 pm: Alexis Berberabe, Percussion. Elliott Carter, March from Eight Pieces for Four Timpani, Mark Glentworth, Blues for Gilbert, George Crumb, Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) (for Two Amplified Pianos and Percussion), I. Nocturnal Sounds (The Awakening), II. Wanderer-Fantasy, III. The Advent, Myth, Music of the Starry Night.

December 14 12:15 pm: The Queens College Wind Ensemble, Edwin Gonzales, Director. W. Francis McBeth, Masque (1967), Richard Wagner, Three Excerpts from Der Ring des Nibelungen (1876), "Entry of the Gods into Valhalla" from Das Rheingold, "Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music" from Die Walküre, "Siegfried's Funeral Music" from Götterdämmerung, Camille Saint-Saëns, "Bacchanale" from Samson et Delilah, Verdi, excerpt from La Traviata, Sousa, March.

December 14 2 pm: Andrae Murchison, trombone with the Andrae Murchison Quintet. All compositions and arrangements by Andrae Murchison. Differences, I Want Complain, The Flow, Soul Provider, Dear Lord, Walk with Me.

December 15 12:15 pm: Queens College Brass Ensemble, Queens College Horn Ensemble, David Jolley, Director. Giovanni Palestrina, Anthem: Confitebor tibi, Domine, Faye-Ellen Silverman, "At the Colour Cafe" (1997), J.S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in A minor, Ronald Lo Presti, Fantasia for Horns, Ingolf Dahl, Music for Brass Instruments (1944), 1. Chorale Fantasy: "As Christ Lay in the Bonds of Death".

December 15 3 pm: Kenji Omae, Tenor Saxophone. Program of all original compositions. Time Management, Here for Now, Train Tracks, Lucid, Kissena, Roadmap, You Stepped out of a Dream, Draft.

December 17 8 pm: Queens College Choral Society, James John, Director. 65th Annual Winter Concert: "An American Holiday." Daniel Pinkham, Christmas Cantata (Sinfonia Sacra, 1. Quem vidistis, pastores, 2. O magnum mystrerium, 3. Gloria in excelcis Deo, Leonard Bernstein, Chichester Psalms, 1. Psalm 108 (verse 2); Psalm 100 (complete), 2. Psalm 23 (complete); Psalm 2 (verses 1-4), 3. Psalm 131 (complete); Psalm 133 (verse 1), Bruce Saylor, Behold That Star, Star of Wonder, Samuel Barber, Chorale Prelude on "Silent Night" from Die Natali, Op. 37, Charles Ives, "Adeste Fidelis" in an Organ Prelude, Bruce Saylor, With Anthems Sweet.

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