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Classical | Solo
 


 

Visions Fugitives, Op. 22
Sergei Prokofiev (1891–1953)

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Dario Garcia-Dominguez ’15, piano

 

Daniel Parker ’16

Sonata in C Major,  Op. 1, Mov. IV
Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Daniel Parker '16, piano

Jennifer Lai '11

Sonata No. 30 in E Major; Op. 109
I. Vivace ma non troppo-Adagio espressivo-Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Jennifer Lai '11, piano

Nathan Haouzi '11

Piano Sonata No. 6
Alexander Scriabin

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Nathan Haouzi '11, piano

Andrew Wang (G)

Prelude and Fugue in E Minor; Op. 35, No. 1
Felix Mendelssohn

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Andrew Wang (G), piano

Xinran Ryan Liu '14

Transcendental Etude No. 10 in F Minor
Franz Liszt

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Xinran Ryan Liu '14, piano

Amanda Mok '11

Etude-Tableaux in C Major; Op. 33, No. 2
Sergei Rachmaninoff

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Amanda Mok '11, piano

Terence Hsu '13

Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D Minor (BWV) 903
J. S. Bach

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Terence Hsu '13, piano

Jonathan Lau '11

Moderato cantabile
Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major; Op. 110
Ludwig van Beethoven

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Jonathan Lau '11, piano

Eun Suk Lee (G)

Danse Infernale - Berceuse - Finale
The Firebird Suite
Igor Stravinsky

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Eun Suk Lee (G), piano

Shu Zheng '13

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12
Franz Liszt

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Shu Zheng '13, piano

Nora Hickey '12

Sonata for Bassoon and Piano
Andre Previn

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Nora Hickey '12, bassoon
Accompanied by Eileen Huang, piano

Vineet Gopal '14

Density 21.5
Edgard Varèse

Performed by Vineet Gopal '14, flute

Sergei Prokofiev

Kyumin Lee '13

Allegro moderato
Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor
Sergei Prokofiev

Performed by Emerson Scholar Kyumin Lee '13, violin
Accompanied by Yilin You, piano
2011

Claude Debussy, detail, painting by Marcel Baschet

David Somach '11

Allegro vivo
Violin Sonata in G Minor
Claude Debussy

Performed by Emerson Scholar David Somach '11, violin
Accompanied by Yilin You, piano

Paulina Sliwa (G)

Anzoleta avanti la regata
La Regata Veneziana
Giacomo Rossini

Performed by Emerson Scholar Paulina Sliwa (G), mezzo-soprano
Accompanied by Eileen Huang, piano
2011

Ari Le (G)

Allegro
Violin Sonata, Op. 30, No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Ari Le (G), violin
Accompanied by Bogdan Fedeles, piano
2011

Chung-An Max Wu '13

I. Adagio ma non troppo; II. Rondo: Allegretto
Concerto in D Major; K. 314
W.A. Mozart

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Chung-An Max Wu '13, flute
Accompanied by Ryan Liu, piano
2011

Frederic Chopin

Anirudh Arun '13

Nocturne in Db Major, Op. 27
Movement No. 2
Frederic Chopin

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Anirudh Arun '13, piano;
Biological Engineering major. (At MIT, many science and 
technology students also do advanced musical studies
in the conservatory-level Emerson Scholars Program.)

Nocturne in Db Major, Op. 27 is the second of two solo piano pieces composed by Chopin in 1836. The piece is based on a theme and variations on a single mood. Chopin's use of ornamentation is particularly striking in this piece.

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Jennifer Lai '10

Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2
Alberto Ginastera

Performed by Emerson Scholar, Jennifer Lai '10, piano

Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2 is a set of three dances for solo piano composed by Alberto Ginastera in 1937. Each dance evokes a contrasting mood with its harmony and tempos. One can hear a range of consonant and dissonant sounds and very fast and slow tempos.

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