Composers Guild of NJ; Milton Babbitt: A Centenary Celebration
PART I: 1:00pm
In the first of this three-part celebration, members of the Composers Guild of New Jersey will speak about and perform works by Milton Babbitt.
Remarks – Mark Zuckerman, Bethany Beardslee, Mimmi Fulmer
Vision and Prayer – Elizabeth Farnum
Homily – Peter Jarvis
Soli e Duettini – William Anderson and Oren Fader
Phonemona (with piano) – Judith Bettina and James Goldsworthy
Phonemena (with electronics) – Judith Bettina
PART II: 3:00pm
In part two of this celebration, Babbitt's former composition pupil, celebrated pianist Robert Taub, will highlight certain works and composers his teacher especially valued amid the composer's own works.
BRAHMS - Fantasias, Op.116
SCRIABIN - Sonata No.5, Op.53
SCHÖNBERG - Klavierstück Op.33a
BABBITT - Reflections for Piano and Synthesized Tape
BABBITT - Canonical Form, commissioned for Robert Taub by the Fromm Foundation
BEETHOVEN - Sonata in C major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”
PART III: 8:00pm
In the finale of this centenary celebration, Princeton composers react to Milton Babbitt and his legacy. The program will juxtapose works by Babbitt with compositions by Princeton composers. Performers include Noah Kaplan, Dov Manski, Kim Cass, Rosalie Kaplan, George Fu, Juri Seo, Gloria Yin '18, Josh Modney, and Eric Wubbles.
NOAH KAPLAN - Hierophant
PAUL LANSKY - Idle Chatter Junior
CHRISTOPHER DOUTHITT - Voice and Apparitions
DMITRI TYMOZKO - Loose Connections
MILTON BABBITT - Semi-Simple Variations
JURI SEO - More Semi-Simple Variations, Intermezzo, and Fugue on a Theme of Milton Babbit
BABBITT - Sextets
JEFF SNYDER - Lynes
All events are FREE and open to the public. No tickets required.
Location: Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Date/Time: 09/18/16 at 1:00 pm - 09/18/16 at 10:00 pm