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Pangaea String Quartet performs at Tigard Library

Posted on May 28, 2010 with 0 comments



Had a great turnout (estimated over 80 people including some very interested and enthusiastic youngsters). Here's the program we played:

La donna e mobile - Verdi
Una furtiva lagrima - Donizetti
Cardiac Arrest Tango - Toby Loftus
Nubian Rumba (2005) - Toby Loftus
Masochism Tango    - Tom Lehrer, arr. Toby Loftus
Nocturne from String Quartet #2 in D major - Borodin
Piccola musica di concerto - Ferenc Farkas
Birthday Surprise - Toby Loftus
Finnish Folk Song - arr. Peggy Swafford
Ashokan Farewell (1982)    - Jay Unger, arr. Peggy Swafford
Summertime - Gershwin
Finale from String Quartet #12 (“American”), op 96 - Dvoƙák


Video Exceprts:

Cardiac Arrest Tango

Nubian Rumba


Am grateful to the Tigard Library for offering their wonderful Community Room and for promoting the event. An additional  warm thank you to all who attended. The biggest thank you to my fellow musicians: Marya, Avril, and Larry.