Intro

Mahan & Myrna

 

MAHAN ESFAHANI (harpsichord) – MYRNA HERZOG (viola da gamba)

 

Magic Carpet

brings together Iranian harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and Israeli viol player Myrna Herzog in an emotional and fascinating encounter.

 

In the program music by Bach, Couperin, Uri Brener (Magic Carpet - a piece composed for the occasion), Chaim Alexander, Bohuslav Martinů and Edmundo Vilani Côrtes.

 

Program

king solomon flying carpet


François Couperin (1668-1733) – Ninth Concert, Ritratto dell’amore (The portrait of Love)
The Charm – Enjoyment – Gracefulness – The “I-don’t-know-what” – Vivacity – The Noble Pride – Sweetness – The “Etc”. 

Uri Brenner (1974) – Magic Carpet (2021) 

Haim Alexander (1915-2012) - Improvisation on a Persian Wedding Song (1974) 

Edmundo Vilani Côrtes (1930) - Five Brazilian miniatures (1978)
Prelúdio – Toada – Chorinho – Cantiga de ninar (Lullaby) - Baião 

Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959) - Deux pieces pour clavecin (op posth.)
Lento - Allegro con brio

J.S. Bach (1680-1750) - Sonata in D major, BWV 1028 for viola da gamba and harpsichord
Adagio/ Allegro/ Andante/ Allegro

 

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