BOONE — The Hayes School of Music Faculty presents a program that explores chamber music ranging in style from the iconic piano wind quintet of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the intimate art songs of Franz Schubert, to the innovative work for clarinet and electronic music of Judith Shatin.
The program, “Iconic, Intimate, and Innovative” presents an evening of music that ranges in historical style from the Classical Period to Jazz offers a special treat for every listener. The program will be held on July 18 at 8 p.m. in the Rosen Concert Hall on Appalachian State University’s campus.
The concert opens brightly with the neo-classic Trois pièces brève (1930) for wind quintet by Jacques Ibert. The energetic first movement, “Allegro,” opens with a flourish from all of the instruments, leading to a jig-like primary melody. This movement provides a brilliant flash of color from the woodwind ensemble.
The flute and clarinet open the Andante contrapuntally, punctuated by the rest of the ensemble. This extremely brief movement is followed by a slow introduction to the final Allegro scherzando. The clarinet leads the ensemble into the faster portion of the movement with a duple, dotted-rhythm melody, which alternates with a contrasting bouncing, triple-metered melody through the end of the piece.
For more information, visit http://appsummer.org/schedule/id/hayes-music-recital-2018.