Masterclass Al-Andalus

David Russell, Director

Masterclass Al-Andalus


Masterclass Al-Andalus participants must bring works from the following categories FULLY PREPARED FOR PUBLIC PERFORMANCE UPON ARRIVAL:


*One Movement of a Major Concerto

*Two short works on a Spanish Theme
(Suggested list of repertoire, but other works not listed may be chosen):
Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy, or any of the many Spanish Dances or Spanish-themed pieces.
Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole
Kreisler: Danse Española
Kreisler "La Gitana"
Kreisler: Any Spanish-themed work
Granados: Andaluza (Spanish Dance #5) 
Granados: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Granados:Three Preludes for Violin and Piano
Ole Bull: La Verbena de San Juan (Spanish Fantasy)
Waxman: Carmen Fantasy
Tarrega/Ricci: Recuerdos de la Alhambra

*Two contrasting movements of an unaccompanied Sonata or Partita of Bach
or an unaccompanied sonata of Ysaÿe

*One short "stylistic character piece"
Ponce/Heifetz: Estrellita
Debussy: Beau Soir
Glazunov: Meditation
Amy Beach Three Pieces
Any piece of participant's choice

*In addition, participants may choose to bring any other repertoire (Sonatas or Concert pieces) of their choosing for the "mixed repertoire" masterclass.


One Etude, and once concert piece by either Albeniz or Granados, as well as a variety of other works of the participant's choosing, enough to perform in up to 6 masterclasses.