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gchristian
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My concert, just past

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I see there hasn't been a lot of activity on this topic, but I thought I'd mention that I gave a Covid-era concert this past Saturday, September 26.
I sat indoors at my grand, windows open, and my hand-selected audience of about two dozen friends sat outside on our lawn.
Fon-Fon!
Piano Masterpieces of Latin America
and Beyond

Graham Christian, piano
Folhas d’Album IV (Album-Leaf) J. Octaviano Gonçalves (Brazil;1892-1962)

El Velorio (The Wake); Se Fué Y No Vuelve Más (Gone, Not to Return); No Me Tocques (Touch Me Not)
Ignacio Cervantes (Cuba; 1847-1905)

Valse Lente (Slow Waltz) Henrique Oswald (Brazil; 1864-1931)

Pensée Fugitive (Fleeting Thought) Alexandre Levy (Brazil; 1864-1892)

Fon-Fon! (Honk-Honk!)
Ernesto Nazareth (Brazil; 1863-1934)

Valsa da Dor (Waltz of Sorrow)
Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazil; 1887-1959)

Cancion y Danza IV (Song and Dance)
Federico Mompou (Spain/Catalonia; 1893-1987)

Mazurka No. 1
Manuel Ponce (Mexico; 1882-1948)

10 Preludios: La Dama Dama (The Fine Lady); La Flor de Caňa (Cane Flower); Rimoron; Margarita; Bordando para la Reina (Embroidery for a Queen) Una Niňa Bonita (Pretty Girl); Cuantas Estrellas (Such Stars!); Un Domingo de Maňana (Sunday Morning); La Torre (The Tower); En Un Coche Va la Niňa (Girl in a Coach)
Carlos Guastavino (Argentina; 1912-2000)

~brief intermission~

3 Preludi
Renzo Massarani (Italy/Brazil; 1898-1975)

Aquel Buenos Aires: Tango; Vals Criollo;
Milonga
Pedro Saenz (Argentina/Spain; 1915-1995)

Montmartre (Waltz)
Wim Statius Muller (Curaçao; 1930-2019)

At Midnight
Hal Isbitz (Santa Barbara, California; 1930- )

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Graham Christian
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Re: My concert, just past

Post by HullandHellandHalifax »

Congratulations Graham, a heady mixture of Rum, Tequila, Pina Colada and heavens knows what else, good to see that some people are interested in music other than the regulation stuff, wish I could have been there. Currently I am returning to Liszt Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, what a cycle and so satisfying to play, fortunately they have never outstayed their welcome and throw up many challenges. Keep up the good work and post your future programmes for us to savour.
best wishes
Brian
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