Juilliard Presents Focus Festival
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Focus Festival Chamber Concert

Thursday, Jan 27, 2022, 7:30PM

FREE; tickets required

  • Peter Jay Sharp Theater
  • The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023

Program information:

Focus 2022 | From Maple Leaf Rag to the Prepared Piano: The Making of an American Music, 1899-1948

MCPHEE Balinese Melodies transcribed for modern flute and piano 
RUGGLES Organum, version for two pianos 
BARBER Adagio from String Quartet, Op. 11 
PARKER Festive Prelude, for organ 
IVES Variations on ‘America,’ for organ 
HARRISON from Six Sonatas for Cembalo 
HOVHANESS Mirh, for two pianos imitating an orchestra of kanoons 
A Broadway sampler: 
     BERLIN “Play a Simple Melody” from Watch Your Step 
     KERN “All the Things You Are” from Very Warm for May 
     PORTER “You’re the Top” from Anything Goes 
     RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN “People Will Say We’re in Love” from Oklahoma  
     GERSHWIN ‘I Got Rhythm’ Variations, version for two pianos 

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