Bard Music Festival
Program Eight • The Islands and the Continent
Bard Music Festival
1 pm Preconcert Talk
1:30 pm Performance
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
String Quartet No. 2 (1944)
Béla Bartók (1881–1945)
Second Rhapsody, S. 89 (1928, rev. 1935)
Arnold Bax (1883–1953)
Sonata, for clarinet and piano (1934)
Robert Müller-Hartmann (1884–1950)
From Sieben Skizzen, Op. 6 (1914)
Egon Wellesz (1885–1974)
Suite, Op. 57 (1937)
Gordon Jacob (1895–1984)
Sonatina, for viola and piano (1949)
Edmund Rubbra (1901–84)
Ave Maria Gratia Plena (1953)
Howard Ferguson (1908–99)
Four Short Pieces, for clarinet and piano, Op. 6 (1936)
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From the East
If you are traveling from east of the Hudson River in New York State, take the Taconic State Parkway to the Red Hook / Route 199 exit, drive west on Route 199 through the village of Red Hook to Route 9G, turn right onto Route 9G, drive north 1.7 miles, turn left onto Entrance Road, then turn left onto Campus Road.
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