University of Miami—Doctoral Recital II
Arnold Schönberg: Sechs Stücke für Männerchor
During my second doctoral recital, two problems occurred. The Bach motet was rendered unusable by extreme difficulties in the brass; the choir sang beautifully, exactly as rehearsed, but the overall quality did not meet my professional standards. In the Beethoven Opferlied
the second bassoonist failed to bring her part; I learned to always bring a second set of parts. The Liszt Ossa arida
was usable, but the video and audio cannot be located. Murphy’s law enforced.
The Schönberg, however, was nearly perfect, salvaging one of the most important sections of the recital.PROGRAM NOTES