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Piano Battle: Harvard vs Princeton

Members of the Harvard College Piano Society and the Princeton Pianists Ensemble face off in a 300-year-old rivalry, this time ON FIVE GRAND PIANOS!

 

Amazing multi-hand arrangements including Gustav Holst’s “The Planets”, a Fantasy on themes from Bizet’s “Carmen”, Bach’s Concerto for 4 Keyboards in A minor, an exchange of compositions commissioned for Harvard by Princeton and for Princeton by Harvard, and IMPROVISED PIANO BATTLES!

 

ONE NIGHT ONLY. DON’T MISS THIS. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW.
(Princeton) Frist Campus Center Box Office (609 258-9220)
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Recital

Date: February 15, 2014
Tickets: $7 (Students), $15 (General), $12 (Seniors)
Location: Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University
Time: 7.30pm
Repertoire:

1. Holst’s The Planets: Suite for 5 Pianos, by Greg Anderson

I. Mars, The Bringer of War
II. Neptune, The Mystic
III. Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity

 

2. Galop-Marche for 8 hands, by Albert Lavignac

 

3. Fantasy on Themes from Bizet’s Carmen Fantasy for 2 Pianos, by Mack Wilberg

 

4. The Cat’s Fugue for 2 Pianos, 4 hands by Anderson and Roe

 

5. Concerto for Four Keyboards, BWV 1065, by J.S. Bach

 

6. In the Hall of the Mountain King, by Peer Gynt (arr. Shumway)

 

7. Pachelbel/Disney Medley for 2 Pianos, by Min Joo Yi (Princeton ’16)

 

8. Dancing Shadows in an Ice Cave, by Sam Wu (Harvard ’17)
Composition from Harvard for Princeton

 

9. Stripes, by Thomas Reeves (Princeton)
Composition from Princeton for Harvard

 

10. Piano Battle – Ten Thousand Men, arr. Harvard

 

11. Piano Battle – Old Nassau, arr. Princeton

 

Event Poster

Piano battle poster