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Strange Interlude Summer Musings I: Harp and Cello Music
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Strange Interlude Summer Musings I: Harp and Cello Music

Sat, August 1, 2020 4:00 PM, PDT

Come enjoy some harp and cello music from your friendly neighborhood Strange Interlude! While we miss so incredibly much performing in rooms full of real live human people, we are so grateful that Groupmuse offers us the ability to share our programs with audiences near and far. Sit back, pour yourself a cool beverage and enjoy some harp and cello sounds from Lily Press, harpist and Simon Linn-Gerstein, cellist.
Hope to see you there!

Program

Strange Interlude Harp and Cello

Kaley Lane Eaton: subtle energy
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sonata for Cello & Harp, Op. 208
Ravi Shankar: Sonata No. 1 for Cello & Harp

Spoken text for subtle energy
(from The Myth of Human Supremacy by Derrick Jensen):

there is matter space and time (without them there is nothing)
there is nuclear fusion (developed by the sun and other stars)
there is gravity and other forms of attraction
there is motion (developed by the first entities who moved)
there is electricity, which was not developed by humans
there is homeostasis
there is sunshine
there is fire
there is water
there are oceans
there are rivers
there are springs
there are rocks!
there is metabolism!
there is cell division
there is oxygen combustion
there is sexual reproduction
there are butterflies
there are fireflies
there are the fall colors of trees
there is that light green of new growth on trees
there is the sound of feet on dry leaves on a forest floor
there are feet
there are cilia
and there are eyes.
blood. sap. water. dreams. silence. harmony. Anger. sorrow. joy.

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Lily Press, 11 months ago

Thank you all so much for sharing the evening with us - it was a joy to get to share some music with you and to spend time together in Zoom as well! While we miss live audiences so much, we are incredibly grateful for this way of connecting with our musical community.
If you'd like to be added to our mailing list for news of upcoming concerts please feel free to email [email protected]
You can read more about us and our work as Strange Interlude on our websites: www.SimonTheCellist.com and www.LilyPressHarpist.com
Find out more about composer Kaley Lane Eaton here: http://www.kaleylaneeaton.com/

We're already looking forward to our next Groupmuse (August 29th: https://www.groupmuse.com/events/10839) - hopefully we'll see some of you again soon!
In the meantime, be safe, be well and happy listening!
xoxo
Lily & Simon
harp | cello
Strange Interlude


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Kitty Boles, 11 months ago

This was another spectacular concert!! The range of your repertoire astounds me. I couldn't imagine hearing Ravi Shankar played on a cello!! WOW. Your dedication to supporting superb female composers is a joy. Thank you so much. I'm already looking forward to your next GroupMuse event at the end of August.


Host

Attendees

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Ianjoe (Joey) Chang Emcee
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Jen Henley
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Sylvia Schwartz
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Alex Morse
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Nat Chaitkin
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Sheri Richardson
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Marghretta McBean
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Anaïs Pirlot-Mares
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Heidi West
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Linda Marshall
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Devon Press
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Dion Frischer
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Marcia Tress
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Roseann Press
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Thomas Jerde
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Wendee Nussle
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Arlene Weisz
Yes
Marc Gerstein
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Lisa Perkins
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Tom Ramlow
Yes
Grant Barnes
Yes
Sofia Pantel del Cueto
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Diana Ali
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Dianne Press
Yes
Isa Shemwell
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Elizabeth Mimms
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Aunt Lorrie
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Isabel Clark
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Peter Chang
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Kitty Boles
Yes
Maureen McNulty
Yes
Jane Pulkkinen
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Barbara Boykin
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Lisa marum
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Kaley Lane Eaton
Yes
Liz/Jim
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Jack Cederquist
Yes
Anna Moorgan
Yes
Peggy Slatkin
Yes
Kristin MacQuarrie
Yes
Cameron W Jones
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Sara Puccio