[Program Seven: Russian Folk Music in the Mirror of Art Music] At a Party by Abram Arkhipo, 1914. Wikimedia Commons
At a Party by Abram Arkhipo, 1914. Wikimedia Commons

Bard Music Festival Presents

Program Seven: Russian Folk Music in the Mirror of Art Music

8 pm Performance with commentary by Marina Frolova-Walker, with the Virtual Village ensemble; Michael Brown, piano; Monika Krajewska, mezzo-soprano; Yelena Kurdina, piano; members of the Daedalus Quartet, with Karen Kim, violin; and Orion Weiss, piano
 
An exploration of the use of folk materials from the Lvov-Pratsch Collection (1790/1806) in classical music, to Beethoven’s “Razumovsky” Quartets through the Mighty Five to Igor Stravinsky’s Petrushka.


Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908) Selections from Collection of 100 Russian Folk Songs,
Op. 24 (1875–76)

Nikolai Lvov (1753–1803)  Selections from A Collection of Russian Folk Songs
and Ivan Prach (c. 1750 – c. 1818) (1790/1806)

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Lel’s Third Song, from The Snow Maiden (1881)

Anatoly Lyadov (1855–1914) Cradle Song, from Eight Russian Folk Songs, Op. 58 (1905)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) Scherzo, from String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor,
Op. 59, No. 2 (1807)

Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) Danse russe, from Three Movements from Petrushka (1921)

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943) From Six Pieces for the Piano, Op. 11 (1894)
Thème russe
Glory

Estimated run time: 65 minutes