Saturday, July 30, 2016

Richard Alston opens "Concerts At 7 Series" 7 PM, August 8, Plainfield Congregational, Plainfield, MA; Hear Alston play Dett's "Juba Dance" (2:04) (YouTube)

Richard Alston

was an Afro-French Composer, Violinist & Conductor,
France's Best Fencer & Colonel of a Black Legion

Pianist Richard Alston writes:

Hello Bill,

On August 8th at 7:00pm , I will perform the opening concert for the CONCERTS AT 7 SERIES. The concert will be held at PLAINFIELD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Main Street (Rt.116) Plainfield, MA 01070

Sonata in e minor K. 9, L. 413      D. Scarlatti
Sonata in E Major K. 20, L. 375     D. Scarlatti
Sonata in D Major K. 33, L. 424    D. Scarlatti
Sonata in d minor K. 141, L. 422   D. Scarlatti
Adagio in f minor     Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Sonata No. 14 "Quasi Una Fantasia"  (Moonlight) Op. 27, No.2    Beethoven
Variations on "Non Piu Mesta" from Rossini's La Cenerentola Op. 60     Herz
In The Bottoms (Suite)    Dett

"The Union" Concert Paraphrase on National Airs       Gottschalk

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Included on the program will be "In The Bottoms" by Dett. Here is a NJNPBS TV performance of the final movement the famous "Juba Dance."


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