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An Afternoon of Music for Winds and Guitar

December 11th, 2016 at 3pm

Join us at the charming Loring-Greenough House for an intimate afternoon of music for Winds and Guitar. We are thrilled to have our good friend and special guest guitarist Trevor Babb joining us again for a concert in this beautiful and historic setting.

Trevor and Alex will be performing selections from Robert Beaser's Moutain Songs, a set of pieces for flute and guitar drawn from the American folk music of Appalachia, and and arrangement of the old french christmas carol "Il est né, le divin enfant" to put everyone in the holiday spirit. The rest of the program, including a Sonata for clarinet and guitar and a Trio for flute, clarinet and guitar, are by a relatively obscure Austrian composer Ferdinand Rebay (1880-1953). Many of Rebay's manuscripts have only recently been re-discovered and published so we are excited to bring this rarely performed gem to our Boston audience.

For more information on Loring-Greenough House please click here.

Ferdinand Rebay (1880-1953)

Sonata in D minor for Clarinet and Guitar

I. Allegro Molto Moderato

II. Thema und Variationen

III. Tanz Rondo

Thomas Weston, clarinet

Trevor Babb, guitar

Robert Beaser (1954-)

Mountain Songs

I. Barbara Allen

II. The House Carpenter

IV. Hush you Bye

Il est né, le Divin Enfant (based on a traditional French Carol)

Alex Conway, flute

Trevor Babb, guitar

Ferdinand Rebay (1880-1953)

Trio in A major for Flute, Clarinet, and Guitar

I. Satz- Allegro Moderato

II. Satz- Ruhig, mit Ausdruck

III. Satz- Scherzo Prestissimo

IV. Satz-Finale Rondo (a la perpetuum mobile) Allegretto con moto

Alex Conway, flute

Thomas Weston, clarinet

Trevor Babb, guitar

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