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Yale University Collection of Musical Instruments presents

YALE BAROQUE ENSEMBLE

in a program of chamber music by Georg Frideric Handel, Franรงois Couperin, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Franz Josef Haydn, and Luigi Boccherini

15 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven 18 April 2012 8:00 p.m.


final concert

on this season’s regular series

April 29 at 3 pm Flanders Recorder Quartet Bart Spanhove Tom Beets Joris Van Goethem Paul Van Loey special performances

April 19 at 8 pm Music by Mendelssohn (tickets: call 203 432-0825) Clive Greensmith, violoncello Wei-Yi Yang, piano

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Yale University Collection of Musical Instruments 18 April 2012 8:00 p.m.

15 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven

YALE BAROQUE ENSEMBLE R o b e r t M e a l y, D i r e c t o r Soo Ryun Baek, violin · Tess Isaac, violin

Colin Meinecke, viola · Hannah collins, violoncello Avi Stein, harpsichord George Frideric Handel

Sonata in D major for violin and continuo, Op. 1, No. 13, HWV 371 Affetuoso Allegro Larghetto Allegro

(1685–1759)

François Couperin

Quatuorzième Concert

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Sonata in C major for viola da gamba

(1668–1733) from Nouveaux Concerts, ou Les Goüts-Réunis Prélude - Gravement Allemande - Vivement Sarabande - Grave Fuguéte (1614–1788) Wq.136 (transcribed for viola) Andante Allegro Arioso

INTERVAL Anonymous Duetto 2 in F major (from Lund University Wenster Collection Aa:20) Allegro Moderato Tempo di Minuetto

Franz Josef Haydn String Quartet in C major, Op. 20, No.2 (1732–1809) Moderato Capriccio. Adagio Minuetto. Allegretto Fuga a 4 soggetti

Luigi Boccherini String Quintet in A major, Op. 29, No. 4 (G316) (1743–1805) Largo. Cantabile Presto. Il Ballo Tedesco Two-manual harpsichord by François Etienne Blanchet the Elder, Paris, ca. 1740


About the Ensemble The Yale Baroque Ensemble, directed by baroque violinist Robert Mealy, is a postgraduate ensemble at the Yale School of Music dedicated to the highest level of study and performance of the Baroque repertoire. Using the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments’ set of new baroque instruments, members of the Ensemble go through an intensive one-year program of study, immersing themselves in the chamber and solo repertoire from 1600 to 1785 to create idiomatic and virtuosic performances of this music. The Yale Baroque Ensemble is presented in a series of concerts each year, including a special appearance last spring at Carnegie’s Weill Hall as part of the Yale at Carnegie series and an Italian tour with the Yale Schola Cantorum. As resident ensemble of the Collection of Musical Instruments, the Yale Baroque Ensemble performs recitals each term at 15 Hillhouse Avenue.


Yale Baroque Ensemble