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James Dick Performs Pathetique for Online Audience PleasureJames Dick Performs Pathetique for Online Audience Pleasure


Piano Sonata No. 8 in c, Op. 13, "Pathetique" (17:21)
Composed by L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Live performance by James Dick, piano
Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX
Recording engineer: Andy Bradley
James Dick Records Work by Ulysses Kay in Festival Concert HallJames Dick Records Work by Ulysses Kay in Festival Concert Hall


Ulysses Kay Six Short Essays for piano (5:19)
Composed by Ulysses Kay (1917-1995)
Live performance by James Dick, piano
Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX
Recording engineer: Andy Bradley
News from Festival HillNews from Festival Hill

The lilting calls of cave swallows in residence in the eaves of the Concert Hall roof are the only music that is heard most days at Festival Hill. Usually this time of year there are over one hundred young musicians, conductors and faculty members on campus. The grounds are bustling with students heading to meals, practicing under oak trees and hurrying to Concert Hall rehearsals. The postponed Festival and performances have left a quiet spot on the Hill .... but wait, is that James Dick at the piano?

It all started this past March with a concert grand piano in a bluebonnet field and James Dick, Round Top Festival Institute Founder and Artistic Director, performing the Edward Grieg Nocturne Op. 54/4. It was one of the first pieces James Dick performed at the summer festival in 1976. The video "Texas Bluebonnets Grieg Nocturne" can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQwekFsQkK8.

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