Marlboro Music

April 22, 2022, 7:00 pm

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Each summer in Vermont, the sign that greets everyone coming to Marlboro Music is “Caution: Musicians at Play.” A BBC journalist said, if there were a banner across the entrance, it should say “Espressivo.” These two signs— the actual and the imagined— describe the musical experiences at Marlboro. Artistic director Mitsuko Uchida explained to Bill that Marlboro, founded in 1951, has a historic link that goes back directly to composers of the Second Viennese School, to Brahms, and all the way to Mozart and Haydn. Exploring Music’s visit this summer reminded us of Mozart’s spirit when he dedicated six quartets to Papa Haydn: “Please… receive them kindly and be to them a father, guide, and friend!” Listen for this spirit of entrusting and sharing chamber music with this multi-generational family of Marlboro Music.


Episode 1

Johannes Brahms: Trio In E Flat, Op. 40 – 4. Finale: Allegro Con Brio
Rudolf Serkin, Myron Bloom, Michael Tree
Brahms – Sextet for Strings Op. 36 – Trio for horn Violin & Piano Op. 40
Sony SMK 46249

Samuel Barber: Summer Music for Woodwind Quintet, Op.31
Susan Rotholz, flute; Elaine Douvas, Oboe;
Joaquin Valdepeñas, Clarinet; Stefanie Przybylska, Bassoo; Robin Graham, Horn
Marlboro Music Festival—40th Anniversary Barber · 1971
Sony SMK 46250

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
Sonata In B Flat For Bassoon & Cello, K 292 – 3. Rondo. Allegro
Yo-Yo Ma, Alexander Heller Mozart: Serenade, K 361, Sonata For Bassoon & Cello, K 292
Marlboro Music Festival – 40th Anniversary Mozart Serenade No.10 K 361 Sonata K 292
Sony SMK 46248

Felix Mendelssohn: Sonata No. 2 In D, Op. 58; IV_ Molto Allegro E Vivace
Marcy Rosen, Lydia Artymiw
Felix Mendelssohn Complete Works for Cello & Piano
Bridge 9501

J. S. Bach: Brandenburg No. 5 BMV 1050: Allegro
Rehearsal – Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 _ I. Allegro
Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Pablo Casals, Rudolf Serkin; pn
Volume II Bach – The Brandenburg Concertos
Sony SMK 46254
10:49, 5:37, 5:29

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 _ I. Allegro
Marlboro Festival orchestra, Pablo Casals; Rudolf Serkin, Piano
Marlboro Music Festival – 40th Anniversary – Brandenburg Concertos No.4-6
Sony SMK 46254
10:51, 2:41,

Episode 2

Schubert: Quintet in A Major, Opus 114, D. 667
Cynthia Raim, pf, Eunice Kim, cln, Cong Wu, vla, Peter Wiley, vc. Xavier Foley DB

Franz Schubert: Piano Trio in B flat Major, Opus 99, D. 898
Mitsuko Uchida,pn. Alexei Kenney,vn. Efe Baltacigil, cl.

Franz Schubert: Der Hirt Auf Dem Felsen, Op. 129, D. 965
Benita Valente, sp. Harold Wright, cl. Rudolf Serkin, pn.
Marlboro Music Festival – 40th Anniversary
Sony 45901

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8, D. 759 “Unfinished” – I. Allegro moderato
Marlboro Festival Orchestra, Pablo Casals
Marlboro Music Festival – 40th Anniversary – Schumann: Sym No.2 Schubert Sym No.8 Casals
Sony SMK 47297

Franz Schubert: Heidenroslein, D. 257
Benita Valente, Richard Goode
Benita Valente – Great Singers of the 20th Century, Vol 1
Bridge 9316

Episode 3

Albert Roussel: Duo for Bassoon and Double Bass
Steven Dibner, bn., William Langlie-Miletich, db

Shulamit Ran: Lyre of Orpheus Sextet for Strings
Yoo Jin Jang, vn.; Siwoo Kim, vn.
Cong Wu, v.; Tanner Menees, v.
Alexander Hersh, cello Marcy Rosen, cello

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto in E Flat For 2 Pianos, K 365 –
2. Andante 3. Rondeau: Allegro
Rudolf Serkin, pn. Peter Serkin; pn. Alexander Schneider: Marlboro Festival Orchestra
Marlboro Music Festival: Mozart
Sony Smk 46255

Ludwig Van Beethoven: 12 Variations in G Major on “See, the Conquering Hero Comes”
from Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus for Cello and Piano, WoO 45
Pablo Casals, Rudolf Serkin
Casals Edition – Beethoven
Sony SMK 58 991

Episode 4

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Opus 76, No. 5, I.
Christine Lim, Alina Kolbiaka, vlns, Kai Tojo, vla, Peter Wiley, vc.

Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Opus 114 I
Narek Arutyunian, cl, Peter Wiley, vc, Xiaohui Yang, pf

Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No 1, Op. 9
Galimir, Kwak, vns; Dunham,va; Sharp, vc; Davis, db; Renault,fl/picc; Vrbsky, ob;
Hunsinger, hn; Hill, Eb,Cl; Jackson, cl;
Radnofsky, bcl; Rogers, bn; MacCourt, cbn;
Marlboro Music Festival – 40th Anniversary
Sony SMK 45894

Maurice Ravel: Piano Trio in A Minor, I
Bruno Canino, pf; Robyn Bollinger, vln; Johan Ellsworth, vc

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #4 Andante
Marlboro Festival: Pablo Casals, Rudolf Serkin; pn
Johann Sebastian Bach – Marlboro Festival –
The Brandenburg Concertos & Orchestral Suite
Sony SMK 46254

Episode 5

Felix Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat, Op. 20:
3. Scherzo. Allegro leggierissimo
4. Presto

Laredo, Schneider, Steinhardt, Dalley, vns; Tree, Rhodes, vas; Parnas, Soyer, vcs
Marlboro music Festival – 40th Anniversary – Symphony no. 4 “Italian”
Sony SMK 46251

Robert Schumann: Piano Trio in F Major, Op. 80
Jonathan Biss, pf; Stephen Waarts, vln; Syaka Selina, vc

Franz Schubert Schubert: String Quintet In C, Op. 163, D 956 – 3. Scherzo, Trio
Frank, Galimir, vns. Tenenbom, vla;Peter Wiley Julia Lichten, vcs
Marlboro Music Festival – 40th Anniversary – Schubert
Sony SMK45901