[Program SevenThe Folk Traditions of the Russian Empire] At a Party by Abram Arkhipo, 1914. Wikimedia Commons
At a Party by Abram Arkhipo, 1914. Wikimedia Commons

Bard Music Festival Presents

Program Seven
The Folk Traditions of the Russian Empire


8 PM Performance with Commentary by Marina Frolova-Walker

An exploration of the use of folk materials in classical music, from the Lvov/Pratsch Collection (1790/1806) on Beethoven’s “Razumovsky” Quartets through Balakirev/Rimsky-Korsakov to Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.