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J.S. Bach Violin and Harpschord Sonatas-Part 1 /Free/ Nelson Music Room, Duke E.

  • Feb 15, 2014 · 7:15 PM
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An unusual musical evening-- J.S. Bach's Sonatas for Baroque Violin and Harpsichord, Part 1--the first 3 of six Sonatas will be performed in Duke University's Nelson Music Room, on the East Campus. Saturday, Feb 15, 2014, at 7:30 - 9:00pm.  The concert is Free and Open to the Public.  

J.S. Bach Violin Sonatas Obbligato (w Harpsichord), Part I  Saturday, Feb 15, at 7:30pm  COME EARLY so we can sit together!!

Nelson Music Room, upstairs in the EAST DUKE BUILDING (see below for photo and directions)

Katharina Uhde, baroque violin; Shin-Ae Chun, harpsichord.

PROGRAM:  Sonata BWV 1014 in b minor, Sonata BWV 1015 in A major, and Sonata BWV 1016 in E major.

• Note on the Musicians:

Katharina Uhde, born in Germany, received her BA degree in violin performance, a Teaching Diploma and Artists Diploma at the Univ. of Music, Karlsruhe. She earned a MMus, a DMA and a Certificate of Musicology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Currently a graduate student in musicology at Duke, she has toured as soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe.

Shin-Ae Chun, a native of South Korea, received her doctoral degree in Organ Performance and her master's degree in Harpsichord Performance from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. During her study, she received various scholarships and fellowships and was invited to play at the Musashino International Organ Co.

=Consider $1-$5 meetup event donation for organizer costs ($5=Supporting Member) / or use the Durham-centric webpage DONATION link (lower left).

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J.S. Bach Violin Sonatas PART II 
Sunday  Feb 16, 2014    7:30PM - 9:00PM
East Duke 201 (Nelson Music Room)

The additional 3 Sonatas will be performed Feb 16, Sunday evening--same place same time. 

• J.S. Bach: Complete Obbligato Violin Sonatas, Part 2 Sonata BWV 1017 in c minor, Sonata BWV 1018 in f minor, and Sonata BWV 1019 in G major.

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Where is the Nelson Music Room? and Parking notes.

Enter East Campus from W. Main Street (marked on map link above) between Buchanan and Broad St. at traffic light.  Proceed down the entry lane to traffic circle--our building is on your right. Park along this lane or in a small parking lot, accessed after you go 3/4s around the Traffic Circle, on the right side.

NOTE: The Meetup map (at location link) places a marker at the Main Street entrance to Duke East Campus

The East Duke Building is on RIGHT (east) side at the traffic circle.

The Nelson Music Room is on the 2nd floor of East Duke Building. Enter this building from the front; in the main hall, stairs are through the door on your left', under an "Exit" sign.

There is also an outside building entrance on the left of the building that gives directly onto these stairs. Just walk up to the first main landing, go through door, Music Room is immediate right.

E-mail me if you have questions about parking or driving to East Campus. COME EARLY if you are not familiar with parking.


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  • Leah

    Quite interesting--the musician's comments were very helpful on the history and context of the sonata pieces. I shifted my perspective to Bach's earlier stage in sonata composition, and the musicality of the works rose in my listening experience. The Harpsichord was amazing!

    February 15, 2014

  • Will & D.

    Will & Donna always sit upstairs. If it's really good Sat, we will go Sunday as well! Gotta get those miles on my 245,000 mile Jeep Cherokee!

    1 · February 15, 2014

    • Leah

      too cool. i'll wave :)

      February 15, 2014

  • Leah

    Ok problem solved--the website was cutting off member RSVPs at 5:30 AM not PM . . . open now through 6:30pm if anyone wants to sign up!!

    February 15, 2014

  • Susanne R.

    Oops. We're having car trouble. I'll have to make it some other time.

    February 14, 2014

  • Susanne R.

    We'll probably go Sunday night instead of Saturday.

    February 8, 2014

    • Leah

      Its a lot of music any way you hear it--reminds me of 4 hours of harpsicord performed w/o a break that I heard in some hole-in-the-wall hall in Paris--all Bach I believe.

      1 · February 8, 2014

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