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MIT Wind Ensemble

First Suite in Eb
Mvt. III-March
Gustav Holst

Frederick Harris, Music Director
Fall 2011

MIT WIND ENSEMBLE

Rondo 
by Malcolm Arnold
arranged by J. Paynter

Frederick Harris, Music Director
May 1, 2015

MIT Chamber Music Society

Octet for Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, and Strings 'a huit'  
IV. Valse
Jean Francaix (1811-1997)

June Park ‘16, violin
Merrit Boyd ‘13, violin
Josien van Wolfswinkel (Postdoc), viola
Alan deLespinasse ‘94, cello
Michael Chen (G), bass
Zuzanna Balewski ‘14, clarinet
Benjamin Steinhorn (G), bassoon
Gabriel Lesnick ‘16, french horn
Marcus Thompson, coach

MIT Chamber Music Society

Octet for Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, and Strings 'a huit'  
III. Andante
Jean Francaix (1811-1897)

June Park ‘16, violin
Merrit Boyd ‘13, violin
Josien van Wolfswinkel (Postdoc), viola
Alan deLespinasse ‘94, cello
Michael Chen (G), bass
Zuzanna Balewski ‘14, clarinet
Benjamin Steinhorn (G), bassoon
Gabriel Lesnick ‘16, french horn
Marcus Thompson, coach

MIT Chamber Music Society

Octet for Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, and Strings 'a huit'  
II. Scherzo
Jean Francaix (1811-1997) 

June Park ‘16, violin
Merrit Boyd ‘13, violin
Josien van Wolfswinkel (Postdoc), viola
Alan deLespinasse ‘94, cello
Michael Chen (G), bass
Zuzanna Balewski ‘14, clarinet
Benjamin Steinhorn (G), bassoon
Gabriel Lesnick ‘16, french horn
Marcus Thompson, coach

Jean Francaix, composer

MIT Chamber Music Society

Octet for Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, and Strings 'a huit'  
I. Moderato-Allegrissimo
Jean Francaix (1811-1997)

June Park ‘16, violin
Merrit Boyd ‘13, violin
Josien van Wolfswinkel (Postdoc), viola
Alan deLespinasse ‘94, cello
Michael Chen (G), bass
Zuzanna Balewski ‘14, clarinet
Benjamin Steinhorn (G), bassoon
Gabriel Lesnick ‘16, french horn
Marcus Thompson, coach

MIT Chamber Music Society

String Sextet No. 2, in G minor, Opus 36 (1864-1865)
IV. Poco allegro
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) 

Ari Umans ’13, violin
Tanya Liu '14, violin
Sunny Wicks (G), cello
Kyle Miller '12, cello
Stephen Chang (G), viola
Carolyn Chang '16, viola
Marcus Thompson, coach

MIT Chamber Music Society

String Sextet No. 2, in G minor, Opus 36 (1864-1865)
III. Adagio
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Ari Umans ’13, violin
Tanya Liu '14, violin
Sunny Wicks (G), cello
Kyle Miller '12, cello
Stephen Chang (G), viola
Carolyn Chang '16, viola
Marcus Thompson, coach

MIT Chamber Music Society

String Sextet No. 2, in G minor, Opus 36 (1864-1865)
II. Scherzo - Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Ari Umans ’13, violin
Tanya Liu '14, violin
Sunny Wicks (G), cello
Kyle Miller '12, cello
Stephen Chang (G), viola
Carolyn Chang '16, viola
Marcus Thompson, coach

MIT Chamber Music Society

String Sextet No. 2, in G minor, Opus 36 (1864-1865)
I. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Ari Umans ’13, violin
Tanya Liu '14, violin
Sunny Wicks (G), cello
Kyle Miller '12, cello
Stephen Chang (G), viola
Carolyn Chang '16, viola
Marcus Thompson, coach

MIT Chamber Music Society

Scherzo
Horn Trio in E-flat Major; Op. 40
Johannes Brahms

2011
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Beethoven's hands

MIT Chamber Music Society

Allegro con brio
Quartet Op. 18, No. 6
Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

MIT Chamber Music Society

Andante from Wind Octet in Eb major, Op. 103 (1793)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Edward Yang '12, oboe
Laura Ware '12, oboe
Claxton Everett '10, clarinet
Lisa Danz '10, clarinet
Elise McCall '11, horn
Bridget Wall 'G, horn
Darcy Wanger 'G, bassoon
Ben Steinhorn '12, bassoon
Jean Rife, coach

Beethoven composed this octect during his early period, from 1792-1793. His compsitional technique from the early period is in the classical, rather than Romantic style of his later well-known works. This piece is scored for 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, and 2 bassoons and is divided into four movements. The second movement is featured here.

Olivier Messiaen

MIT Chamber Music Society

V. Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus
Quartet for the End of Time (1941)
Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Tanya Goldhaber '10, violin
Sarah Rumbley '12, piano
Stephen Serene '12, cello
Evan Ziporyn, clarinet, coach

This is the fifth of eight movements from Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time," written in 1941 for violin, piano, cello, and clarinet. Messiaen drew inspiration for this piece from the Biblical book of Revelation. Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus, or "Praise the eternity of Jesus," features cello and piano.