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Piano and Composition Department: Presentation of the Goldberg Variations

Event Details
  • Location:
    Eastman East Wing Hatch Recital Hall
  • Date:
    Thursday, January 25, 2018
  • Time:
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Event Description

a performance of the Bach Goldberg Variations
and three new compositions based on the Goldberg theme


Introductory Comments
Edoardo Bellotti
Associate Professor of Organ, Harpsichord, and Improvisation

Moderato Arioso (based on the first eight notes of the Goldberg ground)
Yan Yue, piano
I-Hsiang Chao, assistant

...isles sighted in meandering courses...
I-Hsiang Chao, piano

Kaiserling dreams of ancient creation(s)...
    (variations on the Goldberg Aria)
Haotian Yu, piano


Goldberg Variations, BWV 988        Johann Sebastian Bach
    Variatio 1. a 1 Clav.
    Variatio 2. a 1 Clav.
    Variatio 3. a 1 Clav. Canone all' Unisono
    Variatio 4. a 1 Clav.
    Variatio 5. a 1 ovvero 2 Clav.
    Variatio 6. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Seconda
    Variatio 7. a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. al tempo di Giga
    Variatio 8. a 2 Clav.
    Variatio 9. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Terza
    Variatio 10. a 1 Clav. Fughetta

Yan Yue, piano

    Variatio 11. a 2 Clav.
    Variatio 12. Canone
    Variatio 13. a 2 Clav.
    Variatio 14. a 2 Clav.
    Variatio 15. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Quinta
    Variatio 16. a 1 Clav. Ouverture
    Variatio 17. a 2 Clav.
    Variatio 18. a 1 Clav.Canone alla Sexta
    Variatio 19. a 1 Clav.
    Variatio 20. a 2 Clav.

I-Hsiang Chao, piano

    Variatio 21. Canone alla Settima
    Variatio 22. a 1 Clav. Alla breve
    Variatio 23. a 2 Clav.
    Variatio 24. a 1 Clav. Canone all' Ottava
    Variatio 25. a 2 Clav. Adagio
    Variatio 26. a 2 Clav.
    Variatio 27. a 2 Clav. Canone alla Nona
    Variatio 28. a 2 Clav.
    Variatio 29. a 1 ovvero 2. Clav.
    Variatio 30. a 1 Clav. Quodlibet

Haotian Yu, piano



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