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    melodies, at distance heard: Beethoven, Britten, Hersant, Shatin, Saint-Saens

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    February 1, 2014

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    melodies, at distance heard: Beethoven, Britten, Hersant, Shatin, Saint-Saens

    Britten revives the Elizabethan world of John Dowland, Beethoven borrows from Handel to liberate the cello's expressive spirit, and two of today’s most arresting voices respond to the music of Marin Marais and Johannes Ockeghem. Join us as we look to the past to discover a vibrant, ever-evolving musical present.

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    Ludwig van Beethoven Variations for cello & piano on See the conqu'ring hero...

    Britten revives the Elizabethan world of John Dowland, Beethoven borrows from Handel to liberate the cello's expressive spirit, and two of today’s most arresting voices respond to the music of Marin Marais and Johannes Ockeghem. Join us as we look to the past to discover a vibrant, ever-evolving musical present.

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    Ludwig van Beethoven Variations for cello & piano on See the conqu'ring hero comes, WoO 45
    Benjamin Britten Lachrymae for viola & piano, Op. 48
    Philippe Hersant Piano Trio, Variations sur la Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève-du-Mont
    Judith Shatin Ockeghem Variations for wind quintet & piano
    Camille Saint-Saëns Sonata No. 1 in d minor for violin & piano, Op. 75


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    • Event Name: melodies, at distance heard: Beethoven, Britten, Hersant, Shatin, Saint-Saens
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Tasteful, Personal, & Moving"
      Review posted by: David Van Stone from Boston, MA, Mar 31, 2014

      The Chameleon Arts Ensemble performs each piece with confidence and surprise. I loved the variety of repertoire and the story the music tells. Chameleon is a treasure of Boston!

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