Connect with nature through music including Beethoven's funeral music for four trombones, Elgar's lushly pastoral Piano Quintet, and Joan Tower's Night Fields. The Fry Street Quartet is featured with acclaimed pianist Frank Weinstock, and a pair of dancers bring life to Iranian-American composer Gity Razaz's ballet score Chance Has Spoken.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Drei Equale (Three Equali) for Trombone Quartet
Joan Tower: Night Fields
Gity Razaz: Chance Has Spoken
Edward Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor, op. 84
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About the Music
Drei Equale for Trombone Quartet
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
II. Poco adagio
III. Poco sostenuto
Joan Tower (b. 1938)
composed 1994. first performance: 1994. The Muir Quartet.
Chance Has Spoken
Gity Razaz (b. 1986)
vibraphone, string quartet
Piano Quintet in A minor, op. 84
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
composed 1918. first performance: 21 May 1919. Albert Sammons, violin; W.H. Reed, violin; Raymond Jeremy, viola; Felix Salmond, cello; William Murdoch, piano.
I. Moderato - Allegro
III. Andante - Allegro