MAY 14, 2017 (Lou Harrison’s actual birthday)

DESIGNATED AS “LOU HARRISON DAY” BY SANTA CRUZ MAYOR CYNTHIA MATHEWS

SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017 | 3PM AND 7PM
PEACE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
900 HIGH STREET, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060

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  • Farallon Recorder Trio
  • The Saint Cecilia Society
  • nMw Ensemble
  • Philip Collins, Conductor

LOU HARRISON CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Sponsored by Santa Cruz County Bank and Hill Guitar Company

LOU’S DAY – matinee

Sponsored by Gabrielle Stocker (in memory of Lou’s friend, John Doering)

Mass for St. Cecelia (1983-86)

  • Introit
  • Offertory
  • Communion

The Saint Cecilia Society for the preservation and restoration of Gregorian Chant, Peking Opera and other endangered things of Beauty.

Serenade for Three Recorders (1943)

I Allegro Moderato
II Largo
III Gigue and Rondeau

Farallon Recorder Trio
Letitia Berlin
Frances Blaker
Frances Feldon

Guitar works: John Schneider, guitar; Jim Kassis, percussion

Serenado por Gitaro (1952) (National Steel Guitar)

Jahla (1972) (nylon string), with percussion

Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen (1978) (nylon string) (on Kenny Hill’s new ‘well-tempered’ guitar)

Scenes from Nek Chand
(2001-2002) (National Steel Guitar)

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Piano works: Sarah Cahill, piano

Jig (1939)
Range-Song (1939)
The Changing Moment (1946)
Dance for Lisa Karon (1938)
Tandy’s Tango (1992)
Guest Artist: dancer/choreographer, Tandy Beal

Concerto for Organ with Percussion Orchestra (1973)

I Allegro maestoso
II Largo: Cantabile
III Allegro, Vigoroso, poco presto

Vlada Volkova Moran, organ solo, William Winant Percussion Group, Michael McGushin, piano; Colin Hannon, celesta, Philip Collins, conductor

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