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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

COMBINED CAROLS (version for string quartet)

Quatuor Modigliani
(Amaury Coeytaux and Loic Rio, violins; Laurent Marfaing, viola; and François Kieffer, cello).
Artistic director: Héloïse Luzzati. Château de Rosa Bonheur, By-Thomery, France, 4 December 2020.
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DAYBREAK

Nicholas Phan, tenor, and Brooklyn Rider
(Johnny Gandelsman and Colin Jacobsen, violins; Nicholas Cords, viola; and Michael Nicolas, cello),
Music Mondays, Advent Lutheran Church, New York, New York, 20 September 2021

DUMKA

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

EPILOGUE

Luba Ulybysheva, cello, and James Kreiling, piano, St Mary’s Perivale, Middlesex UK, 21 October 2021 (begins at 33:30)

I’LL BID MY HEART BE STILL (original version, for viola)

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

I’LL BID MY HEART BE STILL (alternate version, for cello)

Susan Edward, cello, and Véronique Bracco, piano, Académie de Piano du Busca, Toulouse, France, 2020.

LULLABY (1909), for viola

Mike Kelley, viola, and Mikael Darmanie, piano,
Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, Virtual Concert Series I, 13 December 2020
(a touching introduction begins at 34:50, and the piece follows immediately).

MIDSUMMER MOON

Maria Ioudenitch, violin, and Lorena Tecu, piano,
New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, December 2020 (begins at 59:09)
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

Aloysia Friedmann, playing Clarke’s own instrument (Giovanni & Francesco Grancino, Milan, late 17th century), and Jon Kimura Parker, piano,
Festival Musique de Chambre Montréal, 17 May 2021
(introduction begins at 10:25)
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

Nora Niskanen, clarinet, and Katariina Ruokonen, viola, at Apulandia, Lahti, Finland

THE SEAL MAN

“The Great Silkie,” read by Kevin Whately, and
“The Seal Man,” with Kitty Whately, mezzo-soprano, and Joseph Middleton, piano,
Leeds Lieder Festival, Leeds Town Hall, UK, 26 March 2021
Joanna Harries, mezzo-soprano, and Natalie Burch, piano, November 2020

SONATA (original version, for viola and piano)

Shin-ichiro Miyakawa, viola, and Akihisa Arai, piano, Gunma Prefectural Hall, Maebashi, Japan, 18 July 2021
Katarzyna Budnik, viola, and Grzegorz Mania, piano,
Festiwal “Kobiety w muzyce/Women in music,” SPMK Polish Chamber Musicians’ Association, 11 October 2021
(begins at 23:27, preceded by Poldowski, Sonata in D Minor, for violin and piano)
Richard O’Neill, viola, and Jeremy Denk, piano, from an MBC broadcast (Korea)
Jamiang Santi, viola, and Giorgio Martano, piano,
Teatro Sociale di Como, Italy, February 11, 2021

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

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.
Julia Churchill, violin, Emma Churchill, cello, and Christina Greenwood, piano,
Chamber Music Adventures Chapter 1, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, Houston, Texas,
December 6, 2020 (begins at 33:15)

TWO PIECES FOR VIOLA (or violin) AND CELLO

1. Lullaby (alternate version for violin and cello), with Duo-B (Hirono Borter, violin, and Philip Borter, cello)
2. Grotesque (original version for viola and cello),
with Duo Chordata (Cindy Folly, viola, and Larissa Mattos, cello),
Conservatório Mineiro de Música, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 13 December 2016
2. Grotesque (alternate version for violin and cello),
with Duo con moto (Anna Göbel, violin, and Anna Catharina Nimczik, cello), March 2021