Want to contribute stories or media to Thereminvox.com? Just follow the links.

Program for the 1936 Concert at Rockport, Maine

Clara Rockmore’s 1936 Rockport, Maine concert program posted by Reid Welch to the Levnet mailing list in 1997.

C O N C E R T

Rockport Town Hall

FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 11, 1936

Benefit Children’s Christmas Welfare Fund

The Artists:

Shura Cherkassky, Pianist

Clara Rockmore, Thereminist

Nadia Reisenberg, at the piano

Edward H. Rhein, Baritone

Edith Evans Braun, at the piano

(overleaf)

P R O G R A M

Prelude and Fugue F Minor J.S. Bach
Nocturne E flat major, Op. 55, No. 2 Frederic Chopin
Kaliedascop Josef Hofmann

Shura Cherkassky

Zueignung Richard Strauss
Er Ist’s Hugo Wolf
Lob des Liedens Richard Strauss

Edward H. Rhein

Aria Johan Mattheson (1681-1764)
Melodie Gluck-Kreisler
Andante (from Symphonie Espagnol) Edouard Lalo

Clara Rockmore

I N T E R M I S S I O N

(facing page)

Old Mother Hubbard Victor Hely-Hutchinson (set in the manner of Handel)
When I have sung my songs Ernest Charles
The Bitterness of Love James Dunn
Captain Stratton’s Fancy Deems Taylor

Edward H. Rhein

Chant du Menestrel Alexander Glazounoff
Berceuse Peter I. Tschaikowsky
Romaine Henri Wieniawski

Clara Rockmore

“Wine, Women and Song” Strauss-Godowsky (Waltz paraphrase)

Shura Cherkassky

,.,.,.,.,.,

The piano is a Steinway

***

Note from Reid: I concert-tuned and voiced Cherkassky’s piano for his last recital here in Miami in 1992. ‘Twas still a Steinway.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *