Start the Music! Let the Party Begin!
Couperin Birthday Celebration! Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 12:00pm – 12:50pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. The opening concert of the 2018-19 Beyond the Notes concert series, features Dr. Joyce Lindorff, Boyer Professor of Keyboard, leading a birthday celebration for François Couperin, marking 350 years since […]
Beyond the Notes Announces 2018-2019 Season!
Temple University Library’s award-winning noontime concert series, Beyond the Notes, proudly announces its fifth season! All concerts are held in Paley Library Lecture Hall. Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Mark your calendars! Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Couperin Birthday Celebration! 12:00pm – 12:50pm Usher in the new school year with a celebration! What kind […]
Authentic Bach, Adaptable Bach
The Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz presents Music of Bach and Vivaldi Rescheduled! Thursday, March 29th, 2018 | 12:00–12:50 PM | Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Program Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685–1750 | Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 (selected movements) • Invention No. 1 in C major, BWV […]
C-Minor Moods: Chamber Music of Strauss and Fauré
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:00–12:50 PM | Paley Library Lecture Hall Celine Jeong Kim, violin Shannon Merlino, viola Chen Chen, cello Nam Hoang Nguyen, piano Program Richard Strauss, 1864–1949 Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 13 (excerpts) Allegro Andante Gabriel Fauré, 1845–1924 Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 Allegro molto moderato […]
“A Finely Prepared Musician of Very Unusual Ability”
Pianist Clipper Erickson and the Music of R. Nathaniel Dett Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 12:00–12:50 PM | Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. In 1926, historian Carter G. Woodson—sometimes referred to as the “father of black history”—declared the second week of February as “Negro History Week,” a […]
She Persisted: Women in Music, Then and Now
Emiko Edwards, Olena Havyuk-Sheremet, and Benjamin Katz contributed to this post. On December 6, 2017, Paley Library will host “She Persisted: Women in Music Then and Now,” a symposium celebrating women’s contributions to music. Despite women’s deep engagement in music from antiquity to the present day, their accomplishments have too often been neglected or glossed over […]
Music for One, Two, Four, Six Hands
Charles Abramovic and students play music for piano by Scriabin, Schubert, Mozart, Brahms, Dvořák, Schnittke, and Abramovic Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 12:00–12:50 PM | Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. The hand: physiologists have supplied names for its many muscles—flexor digiti minimi, adductor pollicis, and lumbricals, among others—and pedagogues […]
One Bach, Two Faces, Three Suites, Four Strings
Cello Suites of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012 Jeffrey Solow, cello Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | 12:00–12:50 PM | Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. In […]
Gospels, Spirituals, and More!
Gospels, Spirituals, and More! with Dr. J. Donald Dumpson and Friends Wednesday, April 19th 12:00pm – 12:50pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Gospel Songs led by singers from the Arch Street Presbyterian Church Valerie Gay, soprano Markus Beam, baritone Dr. Clipper Erickson, piano Dr. Rollo Dilworth, composer, pianist Dr. Jay […]
Ring in the New Year!
Ring in the New Year! Wednesday, January 25th 12:00pm – 12:45pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Begin the New Year with a festive musical celebration! On Wednesday, January 25, Paley Library’s Beyond the Notes concert series will be proud to present professors of piano Clipper Erickson, Charles Abramovic and Joyce Lindorff, joined by Risë Kagan-Erickson on bells, […]