Starts at 24:00
D.Scarlatti- Sonata F minor K.466 One of the most well-known Italian composers. Majority of his career was spent serving Spanish and Portuguese royalty. The use of the form sonata is very unique to Scarlatti. Over 600 pieces of his written music is in this form. In this performance, we were influenced by Baroque paintings and visualized them in a nonstatic format. Therefore, the artwork and the use of instruments have the intention of projecting this motive of ‘a piece of history coming to life.’ Almost telling the story of the music as if coming from the past. C.P.E.Bach- Fantasia F# minor Son of J.S.Bach and known for ‘opening the doors of the classical period.’ During his lifetime, the fortepiano was becoming more and more popular. He wanted to point out this was the instrument that had better potential for expression. His concerto for harpsichord and fortepiano is famous for displaying this thought. Johannes Brahms- Intermezzo op.118 no:2 Brahms is one of the composers who has created an image with his use of sound. While it is the genius of the composer, the modern instrument provides the capability to create that sound. It is our intention to demonstrate the differences of the evolving instrument. After Brahms’s intermezzo, there will be a brief reminder of the first piece of the program Scartlatti sonata. The reason for the program ending with this piece is to have our ears hear the same music on the modern instrument and finish with the idea of how change happens over time.
-Bahar Soyoz
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Screen-print on cotton, cotton yarn, copper wire, 3' x 8'
 Silk, polyester chiffon, cotton muslin, fusible fiber, cotton yarn, copper wire, acrylic print on cotton 3' x 8'
Music transcends space. Installation art transforms space. By combining music and art, we aimed to create an atmosphere that would transcend the created space and immerse the viewer. Exploring the theme of time, development, and transformation, I created these two wall hangings from two screen printed fabrics I made several years prior. Both textiles had the same pattern, a mix of motifs representing life and death. For the first piece, I kept the fabric intact. The other I cut apart and made into appliques and added applied them onto pleated silk. The music and instruments of the baroque era inspired me to incorporate elements of baroque design, including Watteau pleats of baroque fashion, the S curve of floral design, into the design of the pieces. The arrangement and installation of the two pieces mirror Johannas Vermeer's intimate compositional style bringing the static works of art to life. 


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