Music Sheets

SOLO REPERTOIRE

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Charles Foreman’s solo piano repertoire includes the six Bach Partitas, the last sonatas of Haydn, the thirty-two sonatas of Beethoven,
the complete works of Chopin and Samuel Barber, and all the late Brahms piano music. He also plays many works of Schumann,
Debussy (including the complete Preludes), Ravel and Liszt, works by composers as diverse as Mozart, Schubert, Mussorgsky,
Mendelssohn, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Fauré and Rachmaninoff, and an extensive repertoire of 20th- and 21st-century music,
including works by virtually every important composer of the modern era.

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CONCERTO REPERTOIRE

Edvard Grieg:

CHAMBER REPERTOIRE

Richard Addinsell:

Warsaw Concerto

J. S. Bach:

Concerto for Four Keyboards and Orchestra, BWV 1065*

Béla Bartók:

Concerto No. 3 (1945)*

Ludwig van Beethoven:

The Five Piano Concerti: Opp. 15, 19, 37*, 58 and 73 (“Emperor”)
Fantasy for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 80*

Johannes Brahms:

Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15*
Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83*

Frédéric Chopin:

Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise, Op. 22

Aaron Copland:

Concerto (1926)

Manuel de Falla:

Nights in the Gardens of Spain*

George Gershwin:

Rhapsody in Blue (standard version)*
Rhapsody in Blue (original version)*

Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

Karel Husa:

Concertino for Piano and Winds*

William Jordan:

Piano Concerto*

Franz Liszt:

Concerto No. 2 in A major*
Hungarian Fantasy*
Malediction*

Felix Mendelssohn:

Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
Concerto in D minor for Violin, Piano, and Strings*

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

Aria, “Ch’io mi scordi di te,” K.505*
Concerto forTwo Pianos in E-flat major, K.365
Concerto in B-flat Major, K.450*
Concerto in D minor, K.466
Concerto in A major, K. 488*

Francis Poulenc:

Aubade*

Sergei Rachmaninoff:

Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

Camille Saint-Saëns:

Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22*
Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103 (“Egyptian“)
Carnaval of the Animals*

Robert Schumann:

Concerto in A minor, Op. 54*

Igor Stravinsky:

Concerto for Piano and Winds (1924)*

Karol Szymanowski:

Symphony-Concerto, Op. 60*

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23

Gerhard Wuensch:

Scherzo for Piano and Wind Ensemble*

*public performance(s) with orchestra or ensemble

In addition, Charles Foreman’s chamber music repertoire is enormous, including major works by J.S. Bach, Haydn, Mozart,
Beethoven, Kuhlau, Schubert, Weber, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Robert and Clara Schumann, Brahms, Dvorak, Louise Farrenc, Reinecke,
Widor, Chausson, Franck, Fauré, Debussy, Ravel, Bridge, Poulenc, Hindemith, Schulhoff, Messiaen, Martinu, Barber, Copland,
William Jordan, Violet Archer, Allan Bell, William Albright, and many others.

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DUO REPERTOIRE

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Duo-pianists Charles Foreman and Kathleen van Mourik each have significant individual careers as pianists, Charles as soloist
and chamber musician, Kathleen as soloist, chamber musician, and outstanding vocal accompanist. Together, they have performed
across Alberta, enjoyed two highly successful residencies at the Banff Centre and at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and have commissioned works by various composers, including Quenten Doolittle and William Jordan.

 

Recent and upcoming concerts include performances at the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer in Calgary, at the
Red Deer Public Library, and for their own Mountain View Connection concert series in Calgary.

 

They have received Alberta Foundation for the Arts grants for their two-piano work, as well as Canada Council, Canadian Heritage,
and Calgary Arts Development monies for other projects. Their debut album of French music on the Arktos recording label, 
En blanc et noir, is frequently played, regionally and nationally, on the CBC and other classical radio stations. They are continually
expanding their two-piano and four-hand repertoire, and works not listed here should be checked.

Béla Bartòk

Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion

 

Ludwig van Beethoven 

Sonata in D major, Op. 6 

 

Georges Bizet

Jeux d’enfants  

 

Johannes Brahms

Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45
     (version for piano, four hands, by Brahms) 

Hungarian Dances (complete)
Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Waltzes, Op. 39 (selections) 

 

Claude Debussy

En blanc et noir
Lindaraja
Six Epigraphes Antiques

 

Quenten Doolittle

All In Sundre 

 

Antinin Dvorak

Slavonic Dances, Opp. 46, 72 (selections) 

 

Gabriel Fauré

Dolly Suite, Op. 56 

 

Leos Janacek

National Dances of Moravia

William Jordan

Kayla’s Waltz (two pianos, two violins)
Sonata for Two Pianos

 

Xavier Montsalvatge

Sum Vermis (mezzo-soprano, two percussion)  

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Concerto in E-flat major, K. 365 (with orchestra)
Fugue in C minor, K. 426
Sonata in D major, K. 448
Sonata in D major, K. 381
Sonata in B-flat major, K. 358
Sonata in F major, K. 497

 

Francis Poulenc

Sonata (for two pianos, 1953)
Sonata for four hands (1918) 

 

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Tarantella (from Suite, Op. 17) 

 

Camille Saint-Saëns

Carnaval of the Animals (with orchestra)
Variations on a Theme by Beethoven

 

Igor Stravinsky

Sonata for Two Pianos

  

Franz Schubert

Fantasie in F minor, D. 940 
Variations in B-flat major, D. 603 

 

Dmitri Shostakovich

Suite, Op. 6