Sunday, March 4, 2018

The Roaring Twenties

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

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As the Western world turned giddy with 1920s post-war optimism, composers fed the cultural fi res with an astonishing array of newly-conceived musical ideas. Gershwin painted his Parisian experience with a piano duo, Janácek confessed his secret passions in a string quartet, and Korngold released a torrent of postromantic music that would find its way to Hollywood’s biggest screens. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window)

 

Janáček Quartet No. 2 for Strings, “Intimate Letters” (1928)

Copland Lento molto from Two Pieces for String Quartet (1928)

Gershwin An American in Paris for Two Pianos (1928)

Korngold Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23 (1930)

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1 hour 45 minutes

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From $38

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