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Encore Houston, Episode 137: Ars Lyrica

Ars Lyrica performs works by Boccherini, Sor, and other composers working in Spain during the eighteenth century.



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Ars Lyrica performing with projected artwork by Francisco Goya

On this episode of Encore Houston, Ars Lyrica unites music and the life of Spanish artist Francisco Goya, performing works by composers who worked in Spain during his lifetime.

Music in this episode:

    • Apertura – Allegro
    • Entrada–Allegro Spiritoso
    • Por aquel horizonte
    • Recitado–Aria
  • LUIGI BOCCHERINI: Pastorale from Quintet No. 4
  • ANONYMOUS: Polaca por Carlos IV
  • FRANCISCO COURSELLE: Lamentación 2 del Viernes Santo
    • Allegro con vivicitá from Quintet No. 6
    • Grave–Fandango from Quintet No. 4
    • Allegro Moderato from Quintet No. 7
    • Las mujeras y cuerdas
    • Si dices que mis ojos
    • El que quisiera amando
    • Muchacha, y la verguenza
    • De amor en las prisiones
  • BOCCHERINI: Ritirata de Madrid from Quintet No. 8
  • SOR:
    • Prepárame la tumba
    • Cesa de atormentarme
  • BOCCHERINI: Allegro assai from Quintet No. 1
  • Featured musicians
    • Cecilia Duarte, mezzo-soprano
    • Richard Savino, guitar
  • Performance date: 2/22/2020
  • Originally aired: 7/18/2020

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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