“Tea with Mimi” #6 – American Music – Facebook Livestream, May 26, 2020

I devoted this episode to American music in honor of Memorial Day, which was yesterday.

Here are the pieces I performed, with start times in the video:

:00 America the Beautiful

Aaron Copland, Duo for Flute and Piano selection from I. Flowing

George Gershwin, “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess

Dana Suesse, “My Silent Love”

Daniel Kellogg, Five Sketches for Solo Flute (recorded on my album Odyssey: 11 American Premieres for Flute and Piano, Innova Recordings)

Ricky Lombardo, Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

Vincent Persichetti, Parable for Piccolo XII

Leonard Bernstein, “Maria” and “Tonight” from West Side Story

Watch here: https://www.facebook.com/MimiStillmanFlute/videos/285862515939613/

More of my and Dolce Suono Ensemble’s recordings and videos of American music:

Dolce Suono Trio “American Canvas”: premieres of Shulamit Ran, Jennifer Higdon, Zhou Tian Andrea Clearfield

Jelly Roll Morton, The Pearls and Shreveport Stomp

Samuel Barber, Canzone

Amy Beach, Romance: two performances – DSE and Virginia Tech

Marion Bauer, Prelude and Fugue

Walter Piston, Sonata for Flute and Piano

Griffes, Poem for Flute and Orchestra

Dana Suesse, Night Sky: two performances – Michigan State University and DSE

Click here to watch video on Facebook


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