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selections from Linden by Mark Boden
Mark David Boden: Linden for solo cello (world premiere) Appalachian Chamber Music Festival August 20, 2022 St. Peter's Chapel, Harpers Ferry, WV Program Notes: Linden is a movement from A Winter's Journey, Re-imagined, a larger collaborative project with composer Mark David Boden and cellist Katie Tertell based on a reinterpretation of Schubert’s epic song cycle Winterreise, which sets poems by Wilhelm Muller. Linden is a reimagining of Schubert’s Der Lindenbaum, described by tenor Ian Bostridge as Schubert’s most famous song. Der Lindenbaum (or lime tree) is a mythical, magical tree, deeply embedded in German culture. The tree is associated with Romantic love and in Schubert’s song, the linden is also used to reference other important themes, including memory, the memory of love, passion and reminding the wanderer in Winterreise of past happiness. Linden aims to capture a sense of these themes, referencing some of the musical devices used in Schubert’s original song, whilst reimagining other elements including harmony, structure and timbre. There are some direct allusions to Der Lindenbaum such as the regular interruption of the melodic narrative by distant horn calls, represented through the calmer tones of cello harmonics. Two more fiery, agitated passages also reference the more chromatic harmonic language used by Schubert at the heart of Der Lindenbaum and aim to capture a sense of the lines ‘Curel winds were blowing, coldly cutting my face’. Linden ends serenely, with further allusions to distant horn calls and an evocation of the final lines of Muller’s poem: I’m now miles miles distant from that dear old linden tree But I still hear it whisper “Come find peace with me”
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (NEW AIRS) - U2 (Cover) (Live Recording from Ireland)
Listen to Studio Sessions by New Airs, available on: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5UxMCsS4JQkXqWCJKyefwl?si=uIo4x8ZbSySw03juFdZHow Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ie/album/studio-sessions/1477908010 iTunes:https://music.apple.com/us/album/studio-sessions/1477908010 YouTube Music: https://www.youtube.com/playlist… @GlenAustinMusic's NEW AIRS arrangement of U2’s I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For. Arranged for Voice, Cello Quartet, Percussion and Electronics. Recorded live at Smock Alley Theatre Ireland NEW AIRS record live at unique venues; reimaging classic songs for an unpredictable combination of voice and/or orchestral instruments Booking Enquiries Contact: email@example.com NEW AIRS YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGnxcLjOGd9Va9-4jR360QA NEW AIRS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NEW-AIRS-1471303666511611/ NEW AIRS Website http://newairsmusic.com NEW AIRS Twitter: https://twitter.com Glen Austin Composer and Music Producer: http://glenaustinmusic.com/index/ I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (NEW AIRS) Performed by: Rachel Voloczi (Vocals) https://www.facebook.com/Rachel-Voloczi-142937362782537/ Cello 1: Martin Johnson Cello 2: Polly Ballard Cello 3: Katie Tertell Cello 4: Anne Chauveau-Dhayan Percussion: Rónán Scarlett Arrangement: Glen Austin Glen Austin https://www.facebook.com/Glenaustinmusic Recorded live at Smock Alley Theatre Dublin http://smockalley.com Arranged, produced and recorded by Glen Austin Audio recorded, produced, and edited by Glen Austin Video recorded by Glen Austin Video edited and produced by Rachel Voloczi I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (U2 1987)(Hewson/Evans/Mullen/Clayton). Publisher: Mother Music LTD.
Popper Étude #1 High School (Hohe Schule) Op. 73 Practice Guide
*** We learned and performed one Popper cello etude every week during 2021! *** - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Cellists Katie Tertell (Durham University, UK) and Ailbhe McDonagh (Royal Irish Academy of Music, Ireland) introduce a practice guide to the Popper High School (Hohe Schule) Etudes. During 2021, Katie and Ailbhe learnt one Popper study each week, recorded a live discussion of practice tips and performed it live to each other. Each of these videos gives two professional cellists’ practice approaches to each Etude. Many thanks to our guests who joined the series over the year. These videos demonstrate the process of learning one popper study every week in one year. The final live play through is not a finished product! The purpose is to illuminate our process of learning in order to help others in their journey with Popper. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Watch all 40 etudes here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe2FwBUT_Q-pApVSF0SF6aQ Visit our site: https://www.popperetudes.com Ailbhe's site: https://www.ailbhemcdonagh.com Katie's site: https://www.katietertell.com
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