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by Be'eri Moalem

PROGRAM NOTES

I write program notes for concerts and liner notes for CDs.

Reasonable rates, depend on desired length.

My program notes have appeared on:

  • Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
    SF Conservatory Orchestra Concerts, Opera, Faculty, and student recitals.
    Chamber Music Masters concerts that included artists:

    • Richard Stoltzman
      Menahem Pressler
      Gilbert Kalish
      Robert Mann
      Michael Tree
      Alasdair Neale
      Paul Katz
      Ian Swensen
      Paul Hersh
      Jodi Levitz

Bach
     
   
Brandenburg Concertos
   
Cello Suites
   
Cantata No. 60 (Analysis)
   
Double Violin Concerto
    English Suite No. 4 in E minor

Barber
    
  
Violin Concerto

Bartók

    Violin Sonata
    Music for Strings Percussion & Celeste
   
String Quartet No. 1

Beethoven

    Piano Quartet in E-flat Op. 16
    Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor Op. 90 
    Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13“Pathétique”
    String Trio in G major Op. 9 No. 1
   
Violin Sonatas, Beethoven and the... (in general)
   
Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12 No. 1
   
Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 23 
   
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24 "Spring"
   
Violin Sonata No. 7 in c minor, Op. 30 No. 2
   
Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30 No. 3
    Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
    Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55

    Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op.66 First Movement (In-depth analysis)
    
Berio 
    Sequenza VI 

Berlioz 
   
Roman Carnival

Biber 
   
Passacaglia
    
Brahms
   
 
    Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 120
    Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114
    Horn Trio in F major, Op. 40
   
Symphony No. 2 in D Major
    Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90
    Zwei Gesange Op. 91
    Viola Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 120
    Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100

Britten    
   
Sinfonia Da Requiem, Op. 20
    Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia, Op. 33

Bruch
    Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, Op. 83

Cage
    Six Melodies for Violin and Keyboard

Chopin
    Ballade No. 4
    Etude Op. 10 No. 5 
    Nocturne in C# minor

Clarke     
    Viola Sonata

Copland
   
El Salon Mexico
    Violin Sonata

Debussy 
    String Quartet Op. 10
    Cello Sonata 
    Violin Sonata in G minor

Dvořák
    Romance for violin in F, Op. 11
    Dumky Trio, Op. 90
    Symphony No. 9 in e minor, "From the New World"
   
Piano Quintet 

Dohnanyi 
    Piano Quintet No. 2 in E-flat 

Dutilleux
    String Quartet

Fauré
   
Piano Quartet in c minor Op. 15

Franck 
   
Violin Sonata in A major 

Haydn
   
String Quartet in C major Op. 20, No. 2
    Cello Concerto in D

Harbison
    Music for 18 Winds

Higdon
    Blue Cathedral

Hindemith
   
Viola Sonata Op. 11 No. 4
    Viola Sonata, Op. 25 No. 1
    Viola Concerto Der Schwanendreher
   
Viola Concerto Trauermusik

Khachaturian
   
Violin Concerto

Mahler 
    Rückert Lieder

Moalem
   
Barchù
   
Ma'alé
    Theme & Variations
    Septet

Mozart
    Adagio & Fugue in C minor, K. 546
    Piano Concerto in A major, K. 414
   
Piano Sonata in A minor
    Quintet in D major, K.593
    Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat, K 364
   
Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major K. 549
    Symphony No. 40 in G minor K. 550
    Symphony No. 41 in C major K. 551 "Jupiter"
    Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major K. 218

Mendelssohn 
    Rondo Cappricioso Op. 14

Menotti 
    The Old Maid and the Thief

Nixon 
    Viola Concerto
 
Prokofiev
   
String Quartet #2, Op. 95
   
Classical Symphony

Puccini
    Gianni Schicchi

Radzynsky
    String Trio

Rachmaninoff
    Piano Concerto No. 2 

Ravel 
    Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
    La Valse
    Violin Sonata, 
    Tzigane

Reger 
    Viola Suite, Op. 131d No. 1

Rimsky Korsakov
   
Scheherezade

Saint-Saëns
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor 

Schoenberg 
    Verklärte Nacht 
    Pierrot Lunaire 

Schubert 
    Four-Hand Fantasia in F minor, D 940 Op. 103
   
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D 485
   
Cello Quintet in C

Schumann
   
Papions 
    Davidsbundlertanze
    Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 47
   
Schumann: Papions 
   
Symphony No. 4 in E-flat, Op. 120

Sibelius
   
Violin Concerto in D, Op. 47


Stravinsky

    L'histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale)
    The Firebird Suite (1919) 

Tchaikovsky
   
Violin Concerto
    Symphony No. 2 

Telemann
   
Viola Concerto

Verdi 
    String Quartet in E minor

Villa Lobos 
    Violin Sonata Fantasia- Desesperance

Ysaÿe 
    Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 27 "Obsession"