Sample Programs

Halloween Recital

Music That Goes “Bump” in the Night

  • MacDowell- Witches Dance Op. 17#2
  • Alkan- Song of the Madwoman on the Seashore
  • Philipp- Feux-Follets
  • Alkan- Les Diablotins
  • Bartok- Suite Op. 14, mvt. 3-4
  • Prokofiev- Diabolique Suggestion Op. 4#4
  • Busoni- Sonatina Seconda
  • Crumb- The Phantom Gondolier (Makrokosmos Vol. 1 #5)
  • Crumb- Gargoyles (Makrokosmos Vol.1 #6)
  • Cowell- The Banshee

 

Music Based on Native American Melodies

White Men on Red Turf

(Includes original melodies played on wooden flute, string quartet, a Native American lecturer and 40 page program notes on backgrounds of melody and composers)

  • Loomis-Lyrics of the Red Man Op. 76 Books 1-2, Selections
  • Farwell- Dawn Op. 12
  • Farwell- Navajo War Dance (Mesa and Plain Op. 20)
  • Farwell- Pawnee Horses (Mesa and Plain Op. 20)
  • Farwell- Wa-Wan Choral (Mesa and Plain Op. 20)
  • Farwell- Navaho Dance #2 Op. 29
  • Busoni- Indian Diary Bk. 1
  • Griffes- 2 Sketches Based on Indian Themes for String Quartet
  • Pochon- Indian Suite for String Quartet

Sonatinas “little sonatas”

  • Diabelli- Sonatinas
  • Beethoven-Sonata Op. 79
  • Juon- Sonatine Op. 47
  • Busoni- Sonatina ad usum infantis
  • Bartok- Sonatina
  • Kabalevsky- Sonatina Op. 13#1
  • Busoni- Sonatina in Diem Navitatis Christi
  • Ravel- Sonatine
  • Alkan- Sonatine Op. 61

Pastorale

  • Beethoven/Liszt-Symphony #6
  • Liszt- Pastorale (from Years of Pilgrimage-Swiss)
  • Medtner- Sonata-Idylle Op. 56
  • Soler- Sonata Pastoril
  • Sibelius- The Shepard Op. 58
  • Copland- Midday Thoughts
  • Copland- In the Evening Air
  • Copland- Midsummer Nocturne
  • Copland- Down a Country Lane
  • Dohnanyi- Pastoral “Mennybol az Angel”
  • Liszt- Transcendental Etude #3 “Paysage”
  • Frank- Eglogue (Pastoral) Op. 3
  • Berlioz/Liszt- Symphonie Fantastique (Movement #3)