5:45 p.m.: Scott Metlicka on flute with "Partita
in A minor"
The booklet note explains that the word "partita
" has come to mean different things through the centuries, but that Harbison uses it in several ways, as a game, a playing with the music, and as a dance suite.
The Suites are Bach's only work for unaccompanied cello, a masterpiece companion to his sonatas and partitas
for solo violin.
a scacchi (1873; translated as The Wager, 1914), Il trionfo d'amore (1875; translated as The Triumph of Love, 1887), and La Signora di Challant (written for Sarah Bernhardt, 1891) are among the plays that belong to this period.
Serenade, Summer Music, Sinfonietta, Celebration and Partita
find the composer in easy, accessible and fluent mood with conductor John Wilson alert to their melodic and rhythmic subtlety.
Richard Strauss Serenade in E-flat major was written for Wind instruments, composed in sonata form and modeled after the Gran partita
Niederberger: Dash of Color for Three (2011); Greg Donner: Partita
(2011); York Bowen, Ballade, Op.
Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass Band from Section 2 will play Chaucer's Tunes (Michael Ball) with Garforth of Section 3 playing Partita
for Band - Postcards from Home (Philip Wilby).