October 23–26, 2019
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

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Concert Programs

[posted April 22, 2019 - repertoire subject to change]


  • Wednesday, October 23
  • Fairchild Chapel, 5:15 pm

    ERICA JOHNSON, organ

    Habits of Teachers, Students, and Collectors
    of 17th Century Keyboard Music

    - Investing and Importing: Collectors of the Düben Family -

    Martin Düben (c.1598–1640s)
    Praeludium

    Andreas Düben (c1597–1662)
    Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr
       1. Variatio: Choral in Cantu auf 2 Clavier
       2. Variatio: Choral in Basso
       3. Variatio: Choral in Basso (attributed to Martin)

    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562–1621)
    Allemand Gratie

    - Borrowing and Admiring: Roberday and Froberger -

    François Roberday (1624–1680)
    Fugues et Caprices
       Fugue 8


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    - Transcribing and Integrating: Collections of the Bach Circle -

    Johann Pachelbel (1653–1706)
    Weimar Organ Tablature
       An Wasserflüssen Babylon
       Kyrie Gott Vater in Ewigkeit


    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–750)
    Neumeister Collection
       Machs mit mir; Gott, nach deiner Güt, BWV 957
       Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf, BWV 1092
       Du Friedefürst, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 1102

    - Preserving the Model: Sources of Buxtehude’s Organ Music - .

    Dieterich Buxtehude (c.1637–1707)
    Ciaccona in e, BuxWV 160
    Praeludium in D, BuxWV 139


    The Mary McIntosh Bridge Memorial Organ by John Brombaugh & Associates, Opus 25 (1981)


    Wednesday, October 23

    Kulas Recital and Warner Concert Halls, 8:00 pm

    Oberlin faculty:
    MARK EDWARDS, harpsichord
    DAVID BREITMAN, fortepiano
    JONATHAN MOYER, organ

    | Performer Bios M. Edwards | D. Breitman | J. Moyer |


  • Thursday, October 24
  • Allen Memorial Art Museum, 1:00 pm

    EDOARDO BELLOTTI, keyboards

    Colors, Sounds, Emotions: a Promenade through
    Paintings at the Allen Memorial Art Museum
    Introduction by ANDRIA DERSTINE,
    John G. W. Cowles Director of the Museum

    Circle of Francesco Solimena, Italian, 1657–1747
    St. Cecilia, early 18th century [#29 Willard-Newell Gallery]
    Improvisation:
    Fantasia Ut re mi fa sol la

    on harpsichord

    Jusepe de Ribera, Spanish, 1591–1652
    Ribera Blind Old Beggar, c. 1632 [#35 Nord Gallery]
    Francisco Correa de Arauxo (1584–1654)
    Tiento de quarto tono from Facultad Organica (1626)
    on organ

    Meindert Hobbema, Dutch, 1638–1709
    A Pond in the Forest (1668) [#8 Willard-Newell Gallery]
    Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583–1643)
    Capriccio sopra Cucu from Capricci Libro Primo (1624)
    on harpsichord

    Adriaen Pietersz van de Venne, Dutch, 1589–1662
    Allegory of Poverty (1630s) [#24 Willard-Newell Gallery]
    Christian Ritter (1645–1725)
    Suite in fis
        Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gigue
    on clavichord

    Italian, Lombard
    Adoration of the Child with Portrait of Donor, c.1500
    [#24 Nord Gallery]
    Bernardo Pasquini (1637–1710)
    Pastorale
    on organ


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    Pierre-Antoine Patel, French, 1648–1708
    Landscape with Classical Ruins and Figures, 1698
    [#45 Willard-Newell Gallery]
    François Couperin (1668–1733)
    Passacaille b minor from Pieces de Clavecin (1717)
    on harpsichord

    Joseph Wright of Derby, English, 1734–1797
    Dovedale by Moonlight, 1784–85 [#14 Willard-Newell Gallery]
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    Andante from Sonata in d minor, BWV 964
    on clavichord

    Cavaliere d' Arpino (Giuseppe Cesari), Italian, 1568–1640
    The Agony in the Garden,1597-98 [#4 Nord Gallery]
    Alessandro Scarlatti (1660–1725)
    Toccata in sol
    on organ

    Alessandro Magnasco, Italian, 1667–1749
    Landscape with Washerwomen, c.1720 [#4 Willard-Newell Gallery]
    Improvisation:
    Partite sopra Folia

    on harpsichord


    A.H. Dupree Italian single harpsichord (1982)
    Karin Richter unfretted clavichord after Hubert (1994)
    Robert Byrd Continuo Organ (1991)


    Thursday, October 24

    Warner Concert Hall, 7:30 pm

    ROBERT BATES, organ

    Works by Francisco Correa de Arauxo (1584–1654)
    from the Facultad orgánica (1626)

    XIII. Tiento de primero tono (Tiento in the First Tone)

    XXXVI. Tiento de medio registro de tiple de décimo tono (Tiento for Divided Register for the Treble in the Tenth Tone)

    XVI. Segundo tiento de quarto tono a modo de canción (Second Tiento in the Fourth Tone in the Style of a Canción)

    XXIII. Tercero tiento de sexto tono
                sobre la Batalla de Morales

    (Third Tiento in the Sixth Tone on the Batalla of Morales)

    LIII. Tiento de medio registro
              de dos tiples de segundo tono

    (Tiento for Divided Register for Two Trebles in the Second Tone)


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    XXXV. Sexto tiento de medio registro
               de baxon de primero tono

    (Sixth Tiento for Divided Register for the Bass in the First Tone)

    IX. Tiento de noveno tono (Tiento in the Ninth Tone)

    LVIII. Tiento de medio registro de tiple de segundo tono (Tiento for Divided Register for the Treble in the Second Tone)

    LXIX. Tres Glosas sobe el Canto Llano de
           La Inmaculada Concepción: Todo el mundo en general

    (Three Variations on the Plainsong for the Immaculate Conception, Todo el mundo en general)

    XII. Tiento de duodécimo tono (Tiento in the Twelfth Tone)


    The Fenner Douglass Memorial Organ by Greg Harrold, Opus 11 (1989)


  • Friday, October 25
  • Kulas Recital Hall, 8:00 pm

    ANDREW WILLIS, fortepinao

    Domenico Alberti (c.1710–1740)
    Sonata 6 in G major
       Allegro moderato
       Allegro

    Benedetto Marcello (1686–1739)
    Sonata in C minor
       Largo

    Giovanni Benedetto Platti (1690s–1763)
    Sonata in G Minor
       Largo
       Presto e alla breve
       Adagio
       Non tanto allegro

    Giovanni Battista Martini (1706–1784)
    Sonata in G Minor
       Allegro
       Adagio


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    Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757)
    Sonata in F Minor, K. 238
       Andante
    Sonata in F Minor, K. 239
       Allegro
    Sonata in C Major, K. 513
       Pastorale: Moderato; Molto allegro
       Presto

    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    Partita 6 in E minor, BWV 830
       Toccata
       Allemanda
       Corrente
       Air
       Sarabande
       Tempo di Gavotta
       Gigue


    Fortepiano in the Florentine Tradition by David Sutherland (2005)

  • Saturday, October 26
  • Fairchild Chapel, 9:00 am

    MATTHEW DIRST, organ and harpsichord
    KATHRYN MONTOYA, recorder


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