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Celebrating Strings!

  • First United Methodist Church 2301 15th Street Gulfport, MS, 39501 United States (map)
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This program explores the depth of the string orchestra literature, from Mozart's delightful Eine Kleine Nachtmusik to Mahler's probing Adagietto. Copland's Clarinet Concerto is both achingly sublime and full of sass. It's a dazzling tour de force for GCSO Principal Clarinetist J.C. Barker.

February 15th, 2020

Celebrating Strings

First United Methodist Church

John Craig Barker, Clarinet


Tomaso Albinoni (arr. Giazotto)                       Adagio in G minor              

(1671 – 1751)


John Corigliano                                                    Voyage for String Orchestra

(1938 - )


George Gershwin                                  Lullaby  for String Orchestra

(1898 – 1937)


Aaron Copland                                    Clarinet Concerto

(1900 – 1990)                                                      I. Slowly and expressively

                                                                                II. Rather fast



Gustav Mahler                                     Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor

(1860 – 1911)


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart              Serenade No 12. In G major, K. 525, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

(1756 – 1791)                                                      I. Allegro

                                                                                II. Romance: Andante
                                                                                III. Menuetto: Allegretto
                                                                                IV. Rondo: Allegro

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