Marks Concert Rescheduled Due To IllnessMarch 22, 2000
by Richard Veit
Brian Marks, lecturer in piano at Baylor University, will present a three-century tour of American piano music--with composers ranging from the "Romantics" to the "Ultramodernists" to the "Postmodernists." This faculty recital will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in Roxy Grove Hall.
This recital was originally scheduled for March 22, but was postponed due to the death of his father-in-law.
Representing the 19th-century romantic composers will be Anthony Philip Heinrich ("Yankee Doodle Waltz"), Louis Moreau Gottschalk ("Bamboula") and Amy Marcy Beach ("Ballade").
In the ultramodernist category are Henry Cowell ("Aeolian Harp"), Dane Rudhyar ("Three Paeans") and Ruth Crawford ("Piano Study in Mixed Accents").
Marks will close the recital with music from four postmodernist composers--Alan Hovhaness (the eight-movement "Shalimar Suite"), Philip Glass (the conclusion of the third act of "Satyagraha"), Tobias Picker ("Old and Lost Rivers") and Terry Riley (three movements from his "The Heaven Ladder," Book VII).
Marks holds a master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees from the University of Texas and a bachelor of music from the University of Denver. Marks has been on the faculty of the Baylor School of Music since 1991.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.