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Bohemia and the United States: A Musical Exchange. A Homage to Czech Music in an American Flute Program

ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK (Nelahozeves, Kralup, Bohemia, 1841 – Prague, 1904) • American Suite for flute and piano, Op. 98 (1894-1895; arrangiamento Frank Michael): Three Movements: I, Moderato; II, Molto Vivace, IV, Andante (flutes 2, 3, 4 and piano) | ANTHONY PHILIP HEINRICH (Antón Philipp Heinrich; Schönbüchel, later Krásny Buk, Bohemia, 1781 – New York, 1861) • Selection from The Dawning of Music in Kentucky, Op. 1 and The Western Minstrel, Op. 2 (1820): The Musical Bachelor; Sensibility; Sensibility’s Child (soprano, flute 1, piano) | ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK (Nelahozeves, Kralup, Bohemia, 1841 – Prague, 1904) • Love Songs (Písne milostmé) Op. 83 (1888): Songs Nos. 1-6 (soprano and piano) | WALTER PISTON (Rockland, Maine, U.S.A., 1894 – Belmont, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1976) • Sonata for Flute and Piano (1930): I Movement, Allegro moderato (flute 1 and piano) | STEPHEN COLLINS FOSTER (Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1826 – New York, 1864) • Selection from The Social Orchestra: A Collection of Popular Melodies—Arranged as Solos, Duets, Trios, and Quartets (1854), Part IV: “Gems” from “Lucia di Lammermoor” by Donizetti: Nos. 4-5 (soprano, flutes 1, 2, 3, 4, piano)

Ensemble MusicArea: Soprano Annelore Storz, Flute 1 Laura Manescalchi, Flute 2 Giulia Baracani, Flute 3 Clarissa Bencini, Flute 4 Niccolò Livi, Piano Marta Poggesi
Musical Director Angelo Bartoletti

Recital program by ICAMus; Aloma Bardi, author and editor

In collaboration with ICAMus, The International Center for American Music, Inc.
Part of the Music Event Series “Prague Advent Festival 2007”, coordinated by the Society “Music and Friends”

“ICAMus dedicates this program and its future developments to the memory H. Wiley Hitchcock (1923-2007) mentor and friend, President of the ICAMus Advisory Board”

Anthony Philip Heinrich: First Modern Performance; European Première
Stephen Collins Foster: First Modern Performance; European Première

Free Admission

Performance canceled, due to illness of one of the performers


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