MERKIN HALL CONCERT SERIES

Concert Three

Monday, May 8 at 8 PM

Merkin Hall
129 West 67 Street
Just West of Broadway

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OLD INSTRUMENTS, MODERN MUSIC:
The gamba and harpsichordAndrew Appel, harpsichord

In his modern concept of chamber music, Bach places old instruments in the center of the ensemble in visionary compositions. Viol master Josh Lee joins the Ensemble in works of Rameau, Couperin, Mondonville and Bach.

The Four Nations Ensemble

Olivier Brault, violin, Loretta O’Sullivan, cello Andrew Appel, harpsichord

With Guest Artist

Joshua Lee, viola da gamba


THE PROGRAM

Septieme Concert in G minor
Gravement—Allemande—Sarabande—Fuguéte—Gavote—Siciliéne

F. Couperin
Sonata in D major for gamba and harpsichord
Adagio—Allegro—Andante—Allegro
J. S. Bach
Sonata for violin and harpsichord in C
Allegro—Aria—Giga: Allegro
J. C. Mondonville
Le Dodo ou L’Amour au Berceau
F. Couperin
Sonata in G major for gamba and harpsichord
Adagio—Allegro ma non tanto—Andante—Allegro moderato
J. S. Bach
Deuxiéme Concert
La Laborde—La Boucon—L’Agaçante—Menuets I & II
J. Ph. Rameau

Four Nations concerts and programs are possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Four Nations appearance at Merkin Concert Hall is made possible through a generous grant from Mr. Christian Draz.

NYSCA State of the Arts

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