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Encore Houston, Episode 86: Da Camera

Da Camera presents Ives’ violin sonatas and traditional American songs.

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Pianist Jeremy Denk and violinist Stefan Jackiw

On this episode of Encore Houston, we celebrate one of the great American composers of the 20th century: Charles Ives. This concert from Da Camera features violinist Stefan Jackiw and pianist Jeremy Denk with members of the Houston Chamber Choir, performing Ives’ four violin sonatas and a variety of traditional American songs that inspired those pieces.

Music in this episode:

  • CHARLES IVES: Violin Sonata No. 4, “Children’s Day at the Camp Meeting”
  • EDGAR P. STITES/JOHN R. SWENEY: Beulah Land
  • ANNIE HAWKS/ROBERT LOWRY: I Need Thee Every Hour
  • IVES: Violin Sonata No. 3
  • FRANÇOIS BARTHÉLEMON/ROBERT ROBINSON: Autum (Mighty God, While Angels Bless Thee)
  • IVES: Violin Sonata No. 2
  • GEORGE FREDERICK ROOT/DAVID NELSON: Shining Shore
  • ROOT: Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! The Boys Are Marching
  • GEORGE KIALLMARK/SAMUEL WOODWORTH: The Old Oaken Bucket
  • LOWELL MASON/ANNA COGHILL: Work Song (Work for the Night is Coming)
  • IVES: Violin Sonata No. 1
  • Performers:
    • Stefan Jackiw, violin
    • Jeremy Denk, violin
    • Wayne Ashley, tenor
    • Jeffrey Ragsdale, tenor
    • Patrick Schneider, bass
    • Joshua Wilson, bass
  • Performance date: 1/23/2018
  • Originally aired: 11/10/2018

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.

 

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Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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