When possible, the following poem is to be read to the audience by a willing individual from the orchestra immediately prior to the performance All notes are to be played with a legato bow unless otherwise
Here is Corelli's "Christmas Concerto" in its original form. Corelli's addition of the lovely Pastorale movement made it into a Christmas tradition. This set of parts (Set C) from Kalmus
The "Bach Double" is considered by many to be the greatest concerto for two violins ever created. Each of the three movements (Vivace, Largo ma non tanto, and Allegro) are superbly crafted in D minor using
Written as part of his Opus 3 "L'Estro Armonico" published in 1711, this work is one of Vivaldi's most popular "double violin" concertos. Written in A minor, it follows the traditional fast-slow-fast model
This beautiful, programmatic, contemporary, evocative, and melodic piece follows a dialog between the solo viola and the string ensemble. It is inspired by the Native Americans moon cycles.
There is a distinct unity and a touch of Caribbean color in the four dances: I. Tamborito; II. Mejorana y Socavon; III. Punto; IV. Cumbia y Congo. The first and last are African in origin, probably brought
I had the opportunity to visit my one and only childhood best friend , Jane, for the first time in 10 years. Jane and her mother Mary have both been tremendously influential in my artistic endeavors, and
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