Beethoven and Bates

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 6:30 PM MDT

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Alasdair Neale, Music Director



Sonata No. 5 in F Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 24, “Spring”

Adagio molto espressivo
Scherzo: Allegro molto
Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo

Juliana Athayde, Violin
Orion Weiss, Piano




Mason Bates, Electronica
Shawn Weil, Violin
Ian Ding, Percussion

Beethoven and Bates program notes

In his youth, Beethoven considered it his business to master not only the larger issues of craft—such as harmony, counterpoint, and form—but to master each medium and genre as a distinct kind of piece. All these endeavors were founded on intensive study of the past. In general, what Beethoven did when he was gearing up as an artist was to decide what composer was the best model for a given kind of piece or medium and use that as his primary model. ...

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