Exactly a month after this concert, Benedetti appears in the Town Hall giving a solo performance in the round, her programme including the awesome Bach D minor Partita (with its monumental Chaconne
) and a new work by Wynton Marsalis (March 6).
Finally, Francois Francoeur's revised version of Royer's chaconne
, created for a suite performed at the wedding of the Count of Artois in 1773, is given in an appendix.
What a fugue has to do, stylistically, with 21st-century music is anyone's guess, though perhaps this one was just introducing Ludwig's quotation from Bach's famous D minor chaconne
that ends "Virtuosity.'' Regardless, one came away from this hearing most impressed by Ludwig's handling of the music's many transitional sections, which, in their usage of various extended techniques, seemed to draw on much more intriguing sound worlds and musical vocabularies than did the bulk of the solo parts.
Pentyrch-based Sinfonia Cymru, which consists of young musicians at the beginning of their professional careers, will give a rare performance of the complete score of Ravel's Mother Goose, as well as works by Stravinsky and Beethoven and the world premiere of Chaconne
for Strings by award-winning young composer Mark David Boden.
But the duo also produced the most virtuosic and effective encore of recent times in an arrangement of a chaconne
by Handel - and almost managed to upstage their primary task with a phenomenal display of technique.
relates to Bach not only in its reference to the short harmonic progressions of baroque compositional style, but also on the level of musical sensibility.
The programme includes Bernstein's Candide Overture, Penderecki's Chaconne
, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, and Mahler's Symphony No.5.
Both bands and the choir will perform selections on their own, and then the bands will combine for the "Chaconne
" movement of Gustav Holst's First Suite in E-flat for Military Band.
One case is the plate with the two-part version of the Chaconne
in Rinaldo and Armida (p.
The Hall One concert from 7.30pm presents the overture to his opera La Clemenza di Tito; the Marcia and Chaconne
from Idomeneo; the Symphony No.33 and the Piano Concerto No.27 with Benedetto Lupo as soloist.
It was premiered by the Vienna Philharmonic as was his Chaconne
. Vasily Sinaisky continues his survey of Schmidt's music with his Malmo Symphony Orchestra.
Trovato, Le parole della musica, Firenze, 1994): ciaconna o chaconne