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This program features music by composers who were enchanted by different idioms found in folk music. Michael Ellison and Antonín Dvořák were deliberate in their use of folk models. Melodies and textures that evoke Czech, American, and Turkish folk music play a central role in the respective musical identity of each composer.
String Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, no. 1 – Franz Joseph Haydn; String Quartet No. 3, "Fiddlin" – Michael Ellison; Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 – Antonin Dvořák
Fry Street Quartet, classical music, string quartet
Fry Street Quartet; McFaul, Rebecca; Waters, Robert; Francis Bayless, Anne; Ottesen, Brad; and Hardink, Jason, "Fry Street Quartet" (2014). All Music Department Programs. 190.