Spring 2021

Video Highlights

For the full slate of videos and program notes, please visit the semester's companion webpage. Piano events from Spring 2021 were part of Beethoven and Pianos: Off the Beaten Path.

David Yearsley, "Man Versus Machine: Three Pieces for Mechanical Organ"

"Great Artist, Great Teacher: Annette Richards plays music by Sweelinck and his students, including Schildt, Scheidemann, and Bruhns"

Anna Steppler, "A Lenten Fantasy"

Midday Music for Organ

February 10: David Yearsley (Cornell Baroque Organ), "Handel's Feet." Including arrangements of Handel’s Chandos Anthem no. 9 and music from Theodora and Messiah.

February 24: Michael Plagerman (French Romantic Organ, St. Luke Lutheran Church), “Walcker, Willis, and Cavaillé-Coll: ‘…for the performance of a melody.’” Music by Arthur Foote, Brahms, Franck, and Parry.

March 10: David Yearsley (Cornell Baroque Organ), “Man Versus Machine:  Three Pieces for Musical Clock.” Music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Mozart.

March 24: Anna Steppler (Cornell Baroque Organ), “Chromatic Fantasy.” A program for Lent, with music by Sweelinck, Scheidt and Praetorius.

April 7: Annette Richards (Italian Baroque Organ), “The Woods so Wild.” Music from early 17th-century Northern Europe, from Byrd, to Frescobaldi, and Sweelinck.

April 28: Annette Richards (Cornell Baroque Organ), “Great Artist, Great Teacher.” Music by Sweelinck (the monumental Ricercar) and his students, including Schildt and Scheidemann.