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Icy cold wind has been whipping through our New Jersey town this past week, making me thankful I ordered a new coat for my 5 year old. (We generally deal in hand-me-downs, but the coat she was slated to wear this year survived 2 winters with each of her sisters and one with her before falling apart at the seams.) I’m also thankful (just this once) that I no longer live in Michigan – where my Dad spent his weekend shoveling snow and salting icy paths in preparation for a week of – you guessed it – more shoveling and salting.
When the weather turns more bitter than chilly, we all spend more time indoors. If your kids are anything like mine, they start getting restless – and inventive – and downright insane – when they don’t have a chance to run and shout and climb. But rather than lose…
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Ocho propuestas de recitales de
Clara Rodríguez. Temporada 2014-15
Clara RodriguezSample Recitals
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque (Clair de lune)
Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata Op.27 No 2
Chopin: Scherzo No 1 in B minor
Ernesto Lecuona: Vals poético, Conga de media noche, La comparsa, Malagueña.
Geroge Gershwin: Three Preludes
Teresa Carreño: Mi Teresita Waltz
Maria Luisa Escobar: Noche de luna en Altamira
Moisés Moleiro: Joropo
Domenico Scarlatti: Four sonatas
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata Op. 57 “Appassionata”
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No 3
Isaac Albéniz: Sevilla, Sous le palmiers, Asturias, El Puerto, Granada, Córdoba
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Six Moments Musicaux Op.16
Canción y Danza VI Federico Mompou (1893-1987)
Sonata in B flat K333 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Nocturne Op. 62 No 1 Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Polonaise -fantaisie Op.61 Frederic Chopin
Dansa do indio branco Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Four Venezuelan pieces
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Claraenters in darkness andsits at the piano, a dim lightbecomes strongergraduallyand she starts to play theConcert StudyNo. 3 “Unsospiro” by FranzLiszt
ACTRESS: FranzLiszt, was a Hungarian composerandpianist who has been described asthe firstrockstar.His extraordinarysuccess led toterms likeLisztomaniaandLisztFeverdueto the hysteriaproduced byhis public appearances.
NARRATOR: At the time of his birth, in Vienesse cafés, Beethoven talked to his friends of Bolívar’s triumphs in Latin America, it was the year ofthe signing ofthe first Constitution ofthe Republic ofVenezuela, it was the year of The Great Comet…
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