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Pacifica Chamber Players:
A Concert by the Pacifica Chamber Players, (Jan. 16, 1972)

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 85 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA

A recording of a concert by the Pacifica Chamber Players given at the Berkeley Piano Club on January 16, 1972. The program features chamber works composed over the past three centuries, beginning with Mendelssohn’s ‘Piano Sextet in D Major” and Mozart’s “Oboe Quartet in F Major.” These are followed by three 20th century works, a short piece for piano four hands by Ricklen Nobis, Paul Juon’s “Divertimento” for clarinet and two violas, and finally a Quintet by Sergey Prokofiev. The Pacifica Chamber Players was a local San Francisco Bay Area Ensemble that performed regularly on KPFA during the 1970s.

Musical Selections:  Sextet in D Major, Op. 110, for strings and piano (1824) (22:34) / Felix Mendelssohn -- Oboe Quartet in F Major, K. 370, for oboe and strings (1781) (15:52) / Wolfgang Ameadeus Mozart -- Theme and Variations, for piano four hands (1971) (4:07) / Ricklen Nobis -- Divertimento, Op. 34, for clarinet and two violas (1912) (14:10) / Paul Juon -- Quintet, Op. 39, for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, and bass (1924) (21:43) / Sergey Prokofiev
Performers:  Pacifica Chamber Players:
Anne Crowden, violin
Nancy Ellis, viola
Mimi Dye, viola
Michael Burr, double bass
Gretchen Elliot, cello
Mack McCray, piano
Jean-Louis LeRoux, oboe
Ricklen Nobis, piano
Tom Rose, clarinet
Genres:  Chamber Music; Classical Music
Subject:  18th century classical; 19th century classical; 20th century classical; Chamber music; Sextets (Piano, violin, violas (2), cello, double bass); Quartets (Oboe, violin, viola, cello); Piano music (4 hands); Suites (Clarinet, violas (2)); Quintets (Clarinet, oboe, violin, viola, double bass)
People:  Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Nobis, Ricklen; Juon, Paul, 1872-1940; Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953; LeRoux, Jean-Louis, 1927-; Rose, Tom (Clarinetist); Crowden, Anne; Ellis, Nancy; Dye, Mimi; Elliot, Gretchen; Burr, Michael ; McCray, Mack
Recording Date:  1/16/1972
First Broadcast Date:  3/15/1972
 
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