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Guitar Chamber Music features music from Boccherini to Villa-Lobos Dec. 13

December 4, 2012

Guitars perform with strings, winds, and more

YSM students performing a piece for guitar and strings

The Yale School of Music presents a Guitar Chamber Music concert on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Directed by faculty member Benjamin Verdery, the concert showcases diverse chamber ensembles that include guitar. The event takes place at 8 pm in Morse Recital Hall, located in Sprague Hall at 470 College St., New Haven.

The guitar will be paired with a variety of other instruments, including the bassoon in Heitor Villa-LobosBachianas Brailieras No. 5 and Danza Española, Andaluza” by Enrique Granados, the flute in Toru Takemitsu’s Toward the Sea, and the double bass in Jiří Laburda‘s Duo.

Two additional works with strings will be featured: Mauro Giuliani‘s Gran Duo Concertant, Op. 85 for guitar and violin, and the Quintet in D major, G. 448 by Luigi Boccherini.

The concert will also include selections from Marc Mellits’s collection of Eight Etudes for two guitars: “Pocket Banana,” “Elegy for Lefty,” and “Tominic.”

The concert is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. For more information, call the Yale School of Music concert office at 203 432-4158 or visit music.yale.edu.


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