Category Archives: Beyond the Notes

Music of Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

Join us for our first Beyond the Notes of fall 2021! Rescheduled from April 2021.   Music by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729) Wednesday, October 27, Noon, EDT Harpsichord  Lindorff, Professor of Keyboard Studies Anna Kislitsyna, Doctor of Musical Arts, 2018 Hanbyeol Lee, Master of Music, 2017 Violin Eunice China, Bachelor of Music, 2016 … Continue reading

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The Prince and The Elephant

Title page of Histoire de Babar

              The Prince and the Elephant Wednesday, March 24th, Noon  EDT. Tune in to hear two narrated stories by Oscar Wilde and Jean de Brunhoff, with music by Liza Lehmann and Francis Poulenc. Professor Charles Abramovic and his Boyer College of Music and Dance students will provide the piano … Continue reading

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Mandolin Music to Soothe the soul

Gabe Locati playing mandolin

Music for Piano and Mandolin Wednesday, March 3rd, Noon EST Gabe Locati, Mandolin; Sujin Kim, Piano Join us for a noontime mandolin and piano recital with Boyer College of Music and Dance students Gabe Locati and Sujin Kim. This Beyond the Notes concert is coordinated by Allen Krantz, who heads the guitar program and teaches chamber music … Continue reading

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20th Century Vietnamese Piano Music: A Journey Through Time

Nam Nguyen, pianist and scholar Wednesday, February 10, Noon, EST Temple University Libraries’ Beyond the Notes is pleased and proud to present a performance and discussion of Vietnamese piano music of the Twentieth Century by doctoral student Nam Nguyen. Western art music is relatively new in Vietnam, with a colonial history that started in the … Continue reading

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Unending Protests, Unending Music

Dr. Manabe in performance

The Trump Presidency: A Revue Wednesday, December 2, Noon Since he announced his candidacy in 2015, Donald Trump has been a subject in music, much of it in the form of parodies, remixes, and mashups released on social media.This talk by Dr. Noriko Manabe reviews this music of the Trump presidency (mostly from the Trump Resistance) and … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration

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Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration Wednesday, October 14, Noon Join us for a celebration of beautiful songs of the Hispanic repertoire featuring music by Joaquin Rodrigo, Manuel de Falla, Jaime Leon, and Ernesto Lecuona. The performers include Savannah Whittenburg, Daniel Arboleda, Jason Garcia-Kakuk, and Stephen Acosta. This program is coordinated and produced by Daniel Arboleda. … Continue reading

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Triumph of the Human Spirit: Beethoven at 250

                    Wednesday, September 23rd, 10am-3pm Join us as Temple faculty, students, and alumni present the inspiring works of Beethoven in celebration of his 250th birthday. This performance is led and coordinated by Dr. Joyce Lindorff.  View this program at https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=68db0f32-b443-4dbe-be2c-bdb3f68e2003   (part 1) https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=451cf5b8-77ad-411c-9ff3-159fd843e8f3  (part 2)   … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: 3/18/2020 Concert, Elisabeth Jacquet de LaGuerre

The concert originally planned for 3/18/2020 of beautiful music by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre has been postponed. Stay tuned for rescheduling information. Thank you for your understanding and support. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre and the Dance Culture of Versailles   Music of Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre Wednesday, March 18th, 12:00pm … Continue reading

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Stride: The Art of James P. Johnson

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Beyond the Notes A Celebration of Stride and Novelty Piano Wednesday, February 12th, 12:00PM -12:50PM Featuring Dr. Charles Abramovic and his studio Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ As one of myriad styles falling under the rubric of jazz, stride is fundamentally an expression of the African American experience. James P. Johnson (1894-1955) pioneered … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes! Spring 2020 Season Announcement!

   Mark your calendars! Beyond the Notes announces its Spring 2020 concerts! Join us as we continue our exciting inaugural season in Temple’s beautiful new Charles Library. All concerts are free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given.             A Celebration of Stride and Novelty … Continue reading

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