CONCERT PROGRAMMES in Rapallo, Chiavari, Genoa organized by Ezra Pound

 

1933-1939

Source: Murray Schafer, Ezra Pound and Music

 

Olga Rudge and Gerhart Münch 1933-1935

June 26, 27, 28 1933 – Teatro reale, the Rapallo cinema theatre

3 concerts - 12 Mozart sonatas.

 

June 26, 1933

W. A. Mozart:

Sonata in B-flat major (K. 454)

Sonata in G major (K. 301)

Sonata in E minor (K. 304)

Sonata in B-flat major (K. 378)

 

June 27, 1933

W. A. Mozart:
Sonata in A major (K. 305)

Sonata in G major (K. 379)

Sonata in A major (K. 402)

Sonata in E-flat major (K. 380)

 

June 28, 1933

W. A. Mozart:

Sonata in D major (K. 306)

Sonata in F major (K. 377)

Sonata in E-flat (K. 481)

Sonata in A major (K. 526)

 

July 12, 1933 – Father Desmond Chute’s house in Rapallo

Gerhart Münch - Scriabin recital.

 

October 10, 1933 - Rapallo town hall

Chilesotti manuscripts:

            Francesco da Milano - Canzone degli uccelli (first 2 sections, Schafer 340)

            Giovanni Terzi - Suite di Ballo: Passemezzo, anon.: gagliarda, vilanella

            A. Corelli - Sonata in A major for 2 violins and keyboard (trio sonata with Ottone as cellist – WS 494)

J. S. Bach - Sonata in C major for two violins and keyboard.

C. Debussy - Sonata for violin and piano.

 

November 14, 1933

J. Bésard, Chorea anglicana Dowlandi (arr by Besard of J. Dowland’s Lachrymae), Ritornando da S. Niccolo, Volte, Chiamate la Samaritana, Branle del villaggio

Anon. 17th century – Fantasia contrapuntistica (arr. by Gerhart Münch)

H. Purcell –  Sonata in F Major (Golden Sonata).

J. S. Bach – Sonata in in E major.

W. A. Mozart – Trio.

 

November 17, 1933 (Genoa)

December 5, 1933

Chilesotti manuscripts:

            F. Severi - two arias

            L. Roncalli - Prelude, gigue, passacaglia

J. S. Bach - Toccata for piano solo

J. S. Bach - Concerto in D major (two violins and piano)

M. Ravel - Sonata for violin G major.

 

1934

March 11, 1934 (reviewed by Chute on March 17)

3 sonatas by W. Young for 2 violins cello keyboard

  1. D minor
  2. D minor
  3. G major

M. Weckmann 1616-1679 – Canzon in C minor (original score for organ)

J. A. Reinken – Toccata

J. S. Bach Chromatic fantasy and fugue

 

March 31, 1934 (Schafer 360)

W. Young – 3 sonatas

Cl. Janequin – Canzone degli uccelli

G. Münch – Fantasia contrapunttistica on a 17th century theme

J. Dowland/Besard – Chorea anglicana

G. Frescobaldi – Toccata in D flat [sic]

Fr. M. Veracini – Sonata in D minor

J. S. Bach – Sonata in C major for two violins

 

April 27, 1934

(Lonny Maier chose the program)

Heinrich Albert (17th c) - Lieder

C. C. Dedekind (17thc) – Lieder

V. Lübeck – Klavierübung in 6 parts

G. F. Telemann – Cantata 1725

P. Hindemith – Marienleben (song cycle on Rilke’s poem cycle)

P. Hindemith - Klaviermusik

 

May 8, 1934 

Part I

P. Nardini (1722-1793) – Concerto for violin in E minor 

G. Münch – 2 fugues in D minor and C minor

Fernando Liuzzi, ed. La Passione nelle intonazioni del Laudario 91 di Cortona from the Cortona Missal (13th c.) – four selections.

Sordello. “Tos Temps serai” and “Ailas!” (Sung by Lonny Maier)

 

Part II

J. S. Bach - Partita (arr by Münch violin and piano)

J. S. Bach - Prelude and Fugue in G minor - piano

J. S. Bach – Three religious songs and an aria from a cantata (sung by Lonny Maier)

 

May 24, 1934

J. S. Bach – Well Tempered Clavichord 4, 7, 20, and 21 2nd part

John Blow - 2 trio sonatas for 2 violins, viola da gamba & basso ed. by W. Gillies Whittaker , 1933, premiere performance.

J. S. Bach – Sonata in F minor for violin

 

May 29, 31, and June 5, 1934 – 15 Mozart sonatas

Chiavari concert20 June 1934 (Chiavari concert)

Fr. Severi – Arie

C. Janequin – Francesco da Milano – Canzone degli Uccelli

G. Münch – Fantasia seicentesca

J. S. Bach – Toccata in do maggiore - piano

J. S. Bach – Sonata in mi maggiore – violin e pianoforte

C. Debussy – Sonata per violino e pianoforte

 

New season 1934-35

November 8, 1934

D. Scarlatti – sonatas

G. Tartini – Sonata in A major for violin and keyboard

I. Stravinsky – Petroushka (piano reduction)

G. Münch – Music for violin and piano (rag, molto lento, tango, fuga)

 

November 23? (reviewed on Nov 24)

Querini Stampalia – unpublished music of the 17th century. 

J. S. Bach – cantata Mein Herz schwimmt (sung by Lonny Maier)

 

December 11, 1934

Chopin recital by G. Münch

 

1935

January 13, 1935 – Gertler Quartett

B. Bartok – 1 quartett

B. Bartok – 4th quartet

Tibor Serly – Quartet

 

February 7, 1935

Chilesotti material

J. S. Bach – sonata

C. Debussy – piano pieces

 

March 3, 1935

March 1935 concerts

V. Lübeck – Piano music

W. A. Mozart – Duo in sol maggiore per viola e violino

T. Serly – Concerto per viola

W. A. Mozart – Sinfonie concertante

 

March 21, 1935

J. S. Bach – Suite, sonata e fuga

G. Münch – Inedite dei seicento svillupate

G. Bianchi – Movimento

I. Stravinsky – Petroushka 

 

April 4, 1935

J. S. Bach – Sonata for violin and keyboard

J. S. Bach – Italian concerto

E. Satie – Choses vues à droite et à gauche (sans lunettes); Chorale hypocrite; Fugue à talons; Fantaisie muscolaire;

C. Debussy – Sonata for violin and piano

 

April 25 – poster seems incomplete (see Schafer 368 to compare)

G. B. Pergolesi – sonata

J. Rosenmüller – 

G. Ch. Wagenseil (1715-77) 2 violins cello piano

Tibor Serly – 5 pieces

I. Stravinsky – Pulcinella (violin and piano reduction)

I. Stravinsky - Sonata for piano (G. Münch)

 

May 7, 1935

Concert in Florence and Chiavari

Kalendamaja – (unpublished manuscripts from the Chilesotti collection 16th century)

Marzo-Aprile – (unpublished manuscripts from the Querini stampalia 17thc)

C. Debussy – Sonata for violin and piano

I. Stravinsky – Petroushka:

1.Russian dance,
2 Shrovetide (semaine grasse?)

 

Münch left in July 1935 and did not return until spring 1937. (Schafer 383)

 

1936

February 3, 1936 (Rudge and Franchetti)

W. A. Mozart – Sonata in B flat major

C. Franck – Sonata for piano and violin

J. S. Bach – Sonata in E major

April – study session with Olga playing the violin part and EP explaining his views.

 

Program of Münch’s recital in Anacapri September 24, 1936

CONCERTO POPOLARE

GERARDO MÜNCH

(PIANISTA)

  1. D. Scarlatti Sonate

  2. J. S. Bach – Toccata in do magg. (in tre parti)
  3. F. Chopin

a) Preludio in do diesis minore

b) Ballata in fa minore •

c) Scherzo in do diesis minore

4. C. Debussy

       a) Le colline di Anacapri

       b) Isola gioiosa

5. F. Mompou – Cancon e Sardana

6. F. Liszt – Studio

 

1937

February 18, 1937

Hungarian Quartet

B. Bartok –  Quartet no.2 op.17

J. Haydn – Quartet in G minor op.20

B. Bartok – 

 

Thursday, March 4, 1937 

 New Hungarian quartet (Vegh, Halmos, Koromzay, Henderson programPalotai) 

Mozart – Boccherini – and a contemporary composer

 

Friday, 5 March 1937

B. Bartok – Quartet no. II, op.17

J. Haydn – Quartet in G minor op. 20 no.3

B. Bartok – Quartet no.V. 

March 18, 1937 – Rudge and Munch

(Poster in Henderson: "Townsman and music. EP’s letters to Ronald Duncan").

G. B. Pergolesi – Three sonatas for violin and piano 

J. Matelart (1559) – Fantaisie

Cesare Negri Milanese – Pss’e mezzo

Giovanni Picchi (1620) – Padovana - piano

J. S. Bach – Sonata in G major violin and piano

I. Stravinsky – Serenade and Rag music

 

March 29 – Rudge and Münch

A. Vivaldi – Concerto in D major op.3 no. 9

Fr. Bach – Elaborazione di un concerto  di Vivaldi Concerto in D major

J. S. Bach – Concerto in A minor - violin

F. Chopin – Polonaise fantaisie op. 61; Scherzo no III in C sharp minor.

 

April 1st – Rudge and Münch

A. Vivaldi – G. Münch Concerto

J. S. Bach – Sonata and fugue for violin and piano

A. Honegger – Sonata for violin and piano

B. Bartok – Sonata for piano. Allegro barbaro.

 

1938

January 21, 1938 Hungarian Quartet

February – 5 concerts (Schafer 425-6):

February 1, 1938

H. Purcell – Sonatas from the “First series,” I, II, III.

C. Debussy –   Suite bergamasque (1890)

  Étude pour les sonorités opposés (1915)

  Masques (1904)

W. A. Mozart – Sonata in A major (K. 526)

 

February 2, 1938

H. Purcell – Sonatas IV, V, VI

C. Debussy:

  •  Préludes: Puerta del Vino; Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest; La Terrasse des audiences du clair de lune; Voiles; Les Collines d'Anacapri; Les Tierces alternés; 
  • Études: Pour les arpèges composées; Pour les notes répétées.

A. Vivaldi – Concerto in D Major (op. 3, no.9 )

 

February 3, 1938

H. Purcell – Sonatas VII, VIII, IX.

C. Debussy – Children's Corner; Cloches a travers les feuilles; Isle joyeuse

P. Hindemith – Sonatina

B. Galuppi – Sonata

J. S. Bach – Caprice pour le départ de son frère

W. A. Mozart –

  •  Sonata in G major (K. 379)
  •  Sonata in E major (K. 304)

 

February 4, 1938

H. Purcell – Sonatas X, XI, XII

W. Rust (1739-96) – Sonata in F sharp minor

Ph. E. Bach – Sonata in A minor

A. Vivaldi – Sonata in A (Op.2, no.2)

 

February 5, 1938

Study session

C. Debussy – Sonata for violin and piano

 

1939

(Source: Schafer 446-8)

Performers: Olga Rudge, violin; Renata Borgatti, piano; Guido Guidi, voice 

 

March 2, 1939

W. A. Mozart:

Sonata in D major (K 306), 1778

Sonata in G major (K. 379), 1781

Sonata in A minor (K. 402), 1782

Sonata in E-flat major (K 380), 1781

 

March 4, 1939

J. C. Bach – Two sonatas

W. A. Mozart:

Sonata in F major (K. 377), 1781

Sonata in E minor (K. 304), 1788

Sonata in C major (K. 296), 1778

 

March 7, 1939

W. A. Mozart:

Sonata in F major (K. 376), 1781

Sonata in A major (K. 305), 1778

Sonata in B-flat major (K. 378), 1779

Sonata in E-flat major (K. 481), 1785

 

March 9, 1939

J. S. Bach – Partita in C minor (Renata Borgatti, piano)

A. Scarlatti – Oh, cessate di piagarmi

Antonio Caldara – Sebben crudel

W. A. Mozart

Magic Flute, Sarastro Aria

Sonata in B-flat major (K454), 1784

Marriage of Figaro, Aria in C major

Don Giovanni, Aria in D major

 

March 11, 1939

Renata Borgatti, piano

W. A. Mozart

Sonata in E-flat major (K. 302), 1778

Sonata in G major (K. 301), 1778

Sonata in C major (K. 303), 1778

Sonata in A major (K. 526), 1787

 

March 13, 1939

J. S. Bach – Sonata in E major (Rudge, Borgatti)

J. Haydn – Sonata in D major

J. S. Bach – Toccata in F-sharp minor (Borgatti)

M. Ravel – Gaspard de la nuit (Borgatti)

M. Ravel – Sonata for violin and piano

 

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