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A by-no-means-exhaustive collection of extraordinary performances from around the world

AVE MARIA

Gloriana, Deborah Miles-Johnston, music director and conductor, St Stephen’s Church, Gloucester Road, London

CHORUS FROM SHELLEY’S ‘HELLAS’

Seattle Girls Choir, Jacob Winkler, conductor, at the Llangollen Eisteddfod, Wales, July 2018. ‘Hellas’ is followed by “Mary Speaks” (Daniel Gawthrop) and “Zion’s Walls” (arr. Aaron Copland), with Susanna Valleau, piano

THE CLOTHS OF HEAVEN

As “Tread Softly,” arr. Will Todd, with Bethany Halliday and the Will Todd Trio, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London, February 2011
Michael Bell, tenor, and Ana Manastireanu, piano, Royal College of Music, London, October 5, 2020
(begins at 16:04, followed by an illuminating discussion)

DUMKA

Isaac Allen, violin, Angela Choong, viola, and Steven Schwarz, piano, at
Darlington House, La Jolla, California, 3 April 2011

I’LL BID MY HEART BE STILL

Duo AltoPiano (Marion Leleu, viola; Stephanie Hoernes, Blüthner piano, c. 1910),
Schloß Stolpe, Usedom, Germany, 2 September 2011

MIDSUMMER MOON

Soh-Hyun Park Altino, violin, and Jeannie Yu, piano, Mills Concert Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mead Witter School of Music, 9 September 2018

MORPHEUS

Jeremy Berry, viola, and Michael Refvem, piano, at KING FM 98.1, Seattle, Washington

PASSACAGLIA ON AN OLD ENGLISH TUNE

Amber Archibald, viola, and Jamie Namkung, piano, at KING FM 98.1, Seattle, Washington

PRELUDE, ALLEGRO, AND PASTORALE

Maximiliano Martín, clarinet, and Felix Tanner, viola, Edinburgh International Festival, August 14, 2020. With Glazunov Reverie Orientale and Weber Clarinet Quintet (Clarke begins at 7:15), in a filmed concert by members of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
Nora Niskanen, clarinet, and Katariina Ruokonen, viola, at Apulandia, Lahti, Finland

THE SEAL MAN

Emma Roberts, mezzo-soprano, and Bradley Wood, piano, Royal College of Music, London, October 5, 2020 (begins at 9:57, but don’t miss the apt pairing with Stanford’s “La Belle Dame sans Merci,” which begins at 4:08, or the general discussion that follows “The Cloths of Heaven, at 18:40)
Joanne Marie D’Mello, soprano, and Heiko Reintzsch, piano,
Hochschule für Musik und Theater „Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy,“ Leipzig, July 4, 2020
Laura Strickling, soprano, and Joy Schreier, piano, 11 December 2013

SONATA (original version, for viola and piano)

Richard O’Neill, viola, and Jeremy Denk, piano, from an MBC broadcast (Korea)
Dmitry Berlizov, viola, and Anna Krivtsova, piano,
Myaskovsky Hall, Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Russia, November 2008

SONATA (alternate version, for cello and piano)

Francesco Dillon, cello, and Gioia Giusti, piano,
Musica sulle Apuane VIII, Sacrario di Sant’Anna di Stazzema, Italy, 7 August 2020.
With Fauré Élégie, Op. 24; Ravel, Kaddisch; and Debussy Sonata for cello and piano (Clarke begins at 12:52).

THREE IRISH COUNTRY SONGS

Elizabeth Murphy, soprano, and Rebecca Burchfield, violin, at the 2010 Festival of Faith and the Arts, Bethany Lutheran Church, Cherry Hills Village, Colorado, 25 July 2010
“As I Was Goin’ to Ballynure” (begins at 29:48), with Samantha Grambow, soprano, and Brian Ostrega, violin, Encore at Old St. Patrick’s, Chicago

TRIO

ATOS Trio (Annette von Hehn, violin; Stefan Heinemeyer, violoncello; and Thomas Hoppe, piano), Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, 5 March 2020. Video and sound: Felix Epp.
The Ravel Trio (Simon Maurer, violin; Nancy Baun, cello; and Daniel Lau, piano), at Celebrating Women Composers: The Diane Peacock Jezic Memorial Concert; Marikle Chapel, College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, Maryland, 6 March 2005

TWO PIECES FOR VIOLA AND CELLO

Lullaby, with Duo-B (Hirono Borter, viola, and Philip Borter, cello)
Grotesque, with Duo Chordata (Cindy Folly, viola, and Larissa Mattos, cello), Conservatório Mineiro de Música, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13 December 2016