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2015-12-08

CUUC Music: Sun Dec 13


In honor of Chanukah, Sunday morning’s musical selections consist of works by composers of Jewish descent. The Prelude opens with two of Felix Mendelssohn’s elegant Songs without Words and continues with two jazz-inflected miniatures by Brooklyn native Aaron Copland. Leonard Bernstein provides the Opening Music in the form of a charming birthday commemoration of his wife, actress Felicia Montealegre. George Gershwin’s raucous, Blues-inspired Preludes furnish the morning’s Offertory and musical Interlude. Read on for details.
Prelude: Adam Kent, piano
Songs without Words
            In E Major, Op. 19, No. 1 “Sweet Remembrance”
            In A Major, Op. 102, No. 5 “The Joyous Peasant”
                                                Felix Mendelssohn
Slow Dance
Piano Blue No. 4                       
                                                Aaron Copland
Opening Music:
Anniversary for Felicia Montealegre
                                                Leonard Bernstein
Offertory:
Preludes Nos. 1 and 3
                                                George Gershwin
                                                           
Interlude:
Prelude No. 2
                                                Gershwin

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