From the Last Century 10/10/2001 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes From the Last Century – Leon Botstein Piccola musica notturna (1954) – Kyle Gann Violin Concerto (1943) – Meirion Bowen Miserae (1934) – Michael Kube Symphonic Hymns (1942) – Andrew D. McCredie, Professor Adjunctus, Monash University, Melbourne Coro di…

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Piccola musica notturna (1954) By Kyle Gann Written for the concert From the Last Century, performed on Oct 10, 2001 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The Italian Luigi Dallapiccola (1904-1975) can arguably be considered an honorary fourth member of the twelve-tone Second Vienna School of Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern. Works such as his…

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Violin Concerto (1943) By Meirion Bowen Written for the concert From the Last Century, performed on Oct 10, 2001 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. ‘…a braiding of diverse strands…’ Roberto Gerhard (1896-1970) might be considered as a prototype of the exiled twentieth-century composer. His career trajectory, like that of Kurt Weill and many…

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Miserae (1934) By Michael Kube Written for the concert From the Last Century, performed on Oct 10, 2001 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. After Hitler’s rise to power in 1933, thousands of musicians and artists were persecuted because of their Jewish religion and their politicalor artistic conventions. As restrictive measures were implemented in…

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Symphonic Hymns (1942) By Andrew D. McCredie, Professor Adjunctus, Monash University, Melbourne Written for the concert From the Last Century, performed on Oct 10, 2001 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. In the course of over three decades since the death of Karl Amadeus Hartmann in 1963, the canons of the musical history of…

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Coro di morti (1941) By Bernard Jacobson Written for the concert From the Last Century, performed on Oct 10, 2001 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Completed in 1941, Coro di morti (Chorus of the Dead)stands with Noche oscura—a St. John of the Cross setting written ten years later—as perhaps Petrassi’s (b.1904) finest achievement…

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