Repertoire List: 2012-2013 Academic Year

I survived another school year!

Works performed in public:

Barber Hermit Songs, Op. 29
Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 1 in F major, Op. 5, No. 1 (Adagio sostenuto—Allegro)
Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 4 in C major, Op. 102, No. 1
Berg Four Songs, Op. 2
Bernstein “Tonight” from West Side Story
Bizet “Ouvre ton coeur” from Vasco da Gama
Brahms Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 120
Brahms Horn Trio in E flat major, Op. 40
Chopin Etude, Op. 10, No. 2, arranged for clarinet and piano by Benito Meza
Copland “Laurie’s Song” from The Tender Land
Debussy Ariettes oubliées
Dutilleux Sonatine for Flute and Piano
Fauré Cello Sonata No. 1 in d minor, Op. 109
Fauré Clair de lune, Op. 46, No. 2
Fauré Fantaisie for Flute and Piano, Op. 79
Granados “El mirar de la maja” from Tonadillas en un estilo antiguo
Handel “But who may abide” from Messiah
Handel “Tornami a vagheggiar” from Alcina
Handel “Where e’er you walk” from Semele
Mechem “Fair Robin I love” from Tartuffe
Messager Solo de concours
Parisotti Se tu m’ami
Puccini “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi
Purcell If music be the food of love, Z. 379
Rossini “Di tanti palpiti” from Tancredi
Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965
Schubert Frühlingsglaube, D 686
Schubert “Frühlingstraum” from Winterreise, Op. 89
Schumann Die Lotosblume, Op. 25, No. 7
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 (Allegro moderato)
Vivaldi “Un certo non so che” from L’Atenaide, RV 702
Wolf The Italian Songbook (selections)

Works prepared for auditions, competitions, juries, and recordings:

Barber The Daisies, Op. 2, No. 1
Brahms Von ewiger Liebe, Op. 43, No. 1
Britten “How Beautiful It Is” from Turn of the Screw
Charles When I have sung my songs
Copland Old American Songs, Sets 1 and 2
 Romance: Silence ineffable
Fauré Après un rêve, Op. 7, No. 1
Hahn A Chloris
Hahn Si mes vers avaient des aile
Handel “Arm, arm, ye brave” from Judas Maccabaeus
Handel “Cara sposa” from Rinaldo
Handel “Up the dreadful steep ascending” from Jephtha
Heggie “A Route to they Sky” from Paper Wings
Mahler Rückert Lieder
Massenet “Adieu, notre petite table” from Manon
Mozart “Ach, ich liebte” from Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Mozart “Batti, batti” from Don Giovanni
Mozart “O zittre nicht” from Die Zauberflöte
Parisotti Se tu m’ami
Rachmaninov In my garden at night, Op. 38, No. 1
Ravel Piano Concerto in G major (Allegramente)
Rorem Spring and Fall
Scarlatti Già il sole dal Gange
Schoenberg Das Buch der hangenden Garten, Op. 15
Schubert “Auf dem Flusse” from Winterreise, Op. 89
Schubert “Der Lindenbaum” from Winterreise, Op. 89
Schubert Heidenröslein, Op. 3, No. 3
Schubert “Rast” from Winterreise, Op. 89
Schubert Seligkeit, D 433
Schumann, Clara Die stille Lotosblume, Op. 13, No. 6
Stradella Se nel ben sempre incostante
Strauss “Mein Herr Marquis” from Die Fledermaus
Vaughan Williams “The Vagabond” from Songs of Travel
Vaughan Williams “Whither must I wander?” from Songs of Travel
Weber Concertino for Horn in E minor, J 188

Song cycles, sonatas, concertos, etc. were performed in their entirety unless otherwise specified.

Repertoire List: 2011-2012 Academic Year

Hello, world! My busy season was so busy that I didn’t have time to blog, but the good news is that I’ve accumulated a huge amount of writing material in my head. Let’s start with the music that was keeping me busy:

Works performed in public:

Barber Sure on this shining night, Op. 13, No. 3 (choral version)
Beethoven Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 “Spring”
Berg Violin Concerto (Andante—Allegretto)
Brahms “O liebliche Wangen” from Fünf Lieder, Op. 47, No. 4
Brahms Sonata for Clarinet and Piano No. 1 in F minor, Op. 120 (selected movements)
Corigliano Fern Hill
Dvořák Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (selected movements)
Foster, arr. Parker and Shaw Gentle Annie
Gluck “O del mio dolce ardor” from Paride ed Elena
Khachaturian Flute Concerto (Allegro vivace)
Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro
Messiaen Le merle noir
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 (Allegro)
Mozart Ave verum corpus in D major, K. 618
Rorem “As Adam Early in the Morning” from 14 Songs on American Poetry
Rorem “O You Whom I Often and Silently Come” from 14 Songs on American Poetry
Roussel Joueurs de flûte
Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Saint-Saëns Sonata for Bassoon and Piano in G major, Op. 168
Schönberg “Als wir hinter dem beblümten Tore” from Das Buch der Hängenden Gärten, Op. 15
Schönberg “Wenn sich bei heilger Ruh” from Das Buch der Hängenden Gärten, Op. 15
Schumann Liederkreis, Op. 24
Shadle, Charles The Hills of Dawn (World Premiere)
Taktakishvili Sonata for Flute and Piano in D major
Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto in C Major, RV 444
Weissenborn Romanze, Op. 3

Works prepared for auditions, juries, and recordings:

Brahms Die Mainacht, Op. 43, No. 2
Brahms Es hing der Reif, Op. 106, No. 3
Britten “Asleep, my love?” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 64
Chausson Le colibri, Op. 2, No. 7
Debussy Clair de lune (1882)
Donizetti “Una furtiva lagrima” from L’Elisir d’Amore
Handel “V’adoro, pupille” from Giulio Cesare
Haydn “On mighty pens” from The Creation
Schumann “Widmung” from Myrthen, Op. 25, No. 1
Strauss Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat major, AV 132
Vaughan Williams Linden Lea

I haven’t included children’s choir repertoire (I play for grades K through 8) and music that was prepared in lesson or rehearsals but not performed.

More blog posts to come, I promise!

In the Practice Room

Lock me in the practice room, and throw away the key! Here’s the music I should be practicing instead of updating my blog.

For piano:
SCHUMANN Liederkreis Op. 24
TAKTAKISHVILI Sonata for Flute and Piano (1968)
TANSMAN Suite for Bassoon and Piano (1952)
BEETHOVEN  Mass in C (Despite all my whining, the choral parts require a lot more practicing than the orchestra part.)

For voice:
My super top secret package of five arias*

For brain (i.e., memorization):
WAGNER Die Meistersinger

*Just kidding!
MOZART Durch Zärtlichkeit
BELLINI Ah! non credea…Ah! non giunge
MOORE Willow Song
RAVEL Fire Aria