Tag Archives: Piano

“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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes – Musical Gems in a New Setting

Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: Jeffrey Solow, cello Elise Auerbach, piano Musical Gems in a New Setting Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall After a quick perusal of the chamber music program for the upcoming Beyond the Notes concert, the names Franz Joseph Haydn, … Continue reading

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