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Side-By-Side “Tastings”
1 - Bach cello suite no. 2
2 - Telemann Flute Fantasias

Composer “Verticals”
1 - Anna Clyne
2 - Daniel Pesca

“Terroir” samples
1 - Iran
2 - Mexico
3 - Italy

side-by-side tasting 1
Bach Cello Suite two

Solo Cello: Bach Cello Suite #2

A side-by-side comparison of an “old-world” Bach Cello Suite with a similar, but more contemporary, counterpart.

JS Bach: Cello Suite #2: I. Prelude  | Gyorgy Kurtag: Homage to John Cage (Faltering Words) (1999)
JS Bach: Cello Suite #2: II. Allemande  | Jonathan Harvey: Chant (1994)
JS Bach: Cello Suite #2: III. Courante  | Anna Clyne: Rest These Hands for solo cello and tape (2009)
JS Bach: Cello Suite #2: IV. Sarabande  | Eric Moore: …and death i think is no parenthesis: II. l(a (2019)*
JS Bach: Cello Suite #2: V. Gavottes  | Luciano Berio: Les Mots Sont Allés… (1976)
JS Bach: Cello Suite #2: VI. Gigue  | Bright Sheng: Seven Tunes Heard In China: VII (1999)


Side-By-Side Tasting 2
Telemann Flute Fantasias

Solo Flute: Telemann Flute Fantasias

A side-by-side comparison of an “old-world” selection of Telemann Fantasies with a similar, but more contemporary, counterpart.

GP Telemann: Fantasia #1 | Steve Reich: Vermont Counterpoint for Flute and Electronics (1982)
GP Telemann: Fantasia #6 | Toru Takemitsu: Air for Solo Flute (1995)
GP Telemann: Fantasia #2 | Anthony Fiumara: Solo for Alto Flute (2009)
GP Telemann: Fantasia #7 | Greg Patillo: Three Beats for Solo Flute (2011)

Anna Clyne Portrait Concert

Chamber works by Anna Clyne, composer-in-residence of the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and tape.

Excerpts from The Violin (2009)
Rapture for Amplified Clarinet and Tape (2005)
Fits + Starts for Amplified Cello and Tape (2003)
Choke for Bass Clarinet and Tape (2004)
Paint Box for Amplified Cello with guitar amp, Music Box and Tape (2006)
1987 for Bass Flute, Bass Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Tape (2008)

composer vertical 1
Anna Clyne

Composer Vertical 2 daniel pesca

Daniel Pesca Portrait Concert
with the composer performing

Solo Piano Work of the composer’s choice
A Memory of Melisande for Flute (2012)
Homage to Kazuo Ishiguro for Cello (2004/2006)
Harlequin Serenade for Cello and Piano (2007)

The Distance of the Moon for Flute, Violin and Piano (2014)
Piano Trio 2017 for Violin, Cello and Piano (2017)

terroir sample 1

Iranian Music for Flute & Cello

Anahita Abbasi | No, I am not roaming aimlessly for Solo Flute (2017)
Alireza Farhang | A Capella for Solo Cello (2017)
Nima Hamidi | Bleached for Solo Cello (2014)
Mazdak Khamda | The Cold Room for Solo Cello (2011)
Aida Shirazi | Illusion for Solo Flute (2013)
Reza Vali | Folk Songs, Set #9 for Flute & Cello (1991)

Terroir Sample 2

Music of Mexican-American Composers

Sanchez-Gutierrez | Diaries II for Pierrot+ (2018)

Additional works by
Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon | Hilda Paredes | Juan Trigos
and a special performance of a work by the students of Willow Elementary School

Terroir Sample 3

Italian Solo Cello Works

Domenico Gabrielli | Ricercar #7 for solo cello (1689)
Salvatore Sciarrino | Ai Limiti Della Note for solo cello (1979)
Luigi Dallapiccola | Ciaccona, Intermezzo e Adagio for solo cello (1945)
Luciano Berio | Les Mots Sont Allés... for solo cello (1973)
Giulio Castagnoli | Poemetto: I. "Dal Tedesco" for solo cello (1994)
Franco Donatoni | Lame ("Blades") for solo cello (1982)