Violinist Ji-Won Song Graduation Recital

Ji-Won Song

Ms. Song entered Curtis at the age of 14 from Seoul, South Korea in 2007. She studied with Shmuel Ashkenasi and Ida Kavafian. Her program:

Schubert: Sonata in A major, D. 574
Ji-Won Song, violin; Zitong Wang, piano

This duo sonata for violin and piano was composed in 1817. Violinist Ji-Won Song says this Sonata has a beautiful quality of singing. The movements are marked: Allegro moderato; Scherzo: Presto; Andantino; Allegro vivace.

Bach: Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001
Ji-Won Song, violin

Sonata No.1 in G minor, BWV 1001 is part of a set of six works composed by Bach called Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin. This is the first sonata Bach wrote and the most often played. The sonata has the slow-fast-slow-fast four-movement pattern. The movements are Adagio; Fuga: Allegro; Siciliana; Presto.

Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108
Ji-Won Song, violin; Zitong Wang, piano

Brahms last violin sonata was Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 composed between 1878 and 1888. This sonata is different from his other violin sonatas in that this one has four movements while the others have three. It is often describe as being his most passionate sonata out of the three. The movements are marked: Allegro; Adagio; Un poco presto e con sentimento; Presto agitato.

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