November 1, 2018

***CANCELLED***Guest Recital: "Mostly Debussy" Sampler- Lucas Wong, piano
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: CoFAC Recital Hall
Description: ***Due to unforeseen circumstances, this performance has been cancelled.

Free and open to the public

Dr. Lucas Wong offers highlights from the past four episodes of his "Mostly Debussy" project, which was initiated in 2014. "Mostly Debussy" is a series of five piano lecture-recitals that lead up to the year 2018, which will mark the 100th anniversary of Claude Debussy's death. Three Debussy etudes are selected as anchors for each of the first four recitals. Each recital explores a specific tendency, by presenting the etudes along with relevant works by Debussy and other composers.


Les Tourbillons - Jean-Philippe Rameau
Pour les huit doigts -Claude Debussy

Bourrée fantasque -Emmanuel Chabrier
Pour les notes repetées -Claude Debussy
Ballabile -Emmanuel Chabrier
Trois Valses romantiques: Waltz II -Emmanuel Chabrier (trans. Samazeuilh)
Pour les octaves -Claude Debussy


Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune
-Claude Debussy
Pour les tierces -Claude Debussy

Estampes: Pagodes -Claude Debussy
Pour les quartes -Claude Debussy
Bereceuse héroïque -Claude Debussy
Pour les accords -Claude Debussy
*The Rite of Spring: Danse Sacrale -Igor Stravinsky

*One piano four hands

Total length: approx. 75 minutes with commentary
Related Web Site: Artist website
Contact Information:
 Joan Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
Source: School of Music

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail
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