Sunday Chatter (formerly Church of Beethoven)

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Sunday Chatter (formerly Church of Beethoven)

Time: November 18, 2012 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: Factory on 5th, The Kosmos
Street: 1715 5th St NW
City/Town: Albuquerque
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Event Type: music, and, poetry
Organized By: E Cline
Latest Activity: Oct 16, 2012

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A romantic Sunday with Beethoven and Schumann
Beethoven’s Trio in B-flat Opus 11 is clear/crisp/Mozartean, but by this time Beethoven was definitely getting a reputation, so one begins hear the sort of confidence and ballsiness of his middle period creep in.  The slow movement is beautiful, and the last movement is a really fun set of variations on a popular street tune of the time, "Pria ch'io l'impegno" (Before I go to work).


Schumann’s “Fantasy Pieces” is an incredibly popular recital piece, and versions exist for clarinet, violin and cello in the composers pen. Fantasy in this instance embodies the concept that art originates from the creators subconscious as an act of self-expression, a position regarding art that sums up the romantic artists position towards their work.  Initially entitled "night pieces", the three short songs are wonderfully evocative of inner-moods.


Poet Emily Rapp is the author of” Poster Child: A Memoir,” and “The Still Point of the Turning World,” which is forthcoming from Penguin Press in March 2013. She is also the author of many essays and stories in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Bellevue Literary Review, The Sun, Body + Soul, StoryQuarterly, The Texas Observer, and other publications. She is currently Professor of Creative Writing at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design in Santa Fe, New Mexico and a faculty member with the University of California-Riverside Palm Desert MFA Program.

Sunday Chatter Admission prices are $15 regular, $9 for those under 30, and $5 for children under 12. The Frequent Attender Pass gives patrons 11 admissions for the price of 10 and can be purchased at the Chatter website,

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