May 2007 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, May 2nd 2007


Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

  1. Wand of Youth, Suite No.1, for orchestra, Op. 1a (I.Overture, II.Serenade, III.Minuet, IV.Sun Dance) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Vernon Handley

  2. Salut d'amour (Love's greeting), Op. 12 - Northern Sinfonia Orchestra; cond. Sir Neville Marriner

  3. Spanish Serenade ("Stars of the Summer Night"), for chorus & small orchestra, Op. 23 - Liverpool Philharmonic Choir; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; cond. Sir Charles Groves

  4. Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), for orchestra, Op. 36 (XI. "G.R.S.", XII. "B.G.N.", XIII. Romanza (***): Moderato, XIV. "E.D.U." Finale. Allegro) - London Symphony Orchestra; cond. Eugen Jochum

  5. Sea Pictures, song cycle for alto, organ & orchestra, Op. 37
    (IV. "Where Corals Lie")
    - Bernadette Greevy, contralto; London Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Vernon Handley

  6. Pomp and Circumstance March No.4, for orchestra in G major, Op. 39 - London Philharmonic; cond. Vernon Handley

  7. The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38 (Part II, No. 10, "I went to sleep") - Peter Pears, tenor; Yvonne Minton, mezzo soprano; London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus; cond. Benjamin Britten

  8. Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 55 (II. Allegro Molto) - Hallé Orchestra; cond. James Judd

  9. Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (I. Adagio - Moderato) - Jacqueline du Pré, cello; London Symphony Orchestra; cond. Sir John Barbirolli

  10. Severn Suite, for orchestra, Op. 87a (V. Coda) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; cond. Sir Charles Groves

  11. Nursery Suite, for orchestra (II. The Serious Doll: andantino) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; cond. Sir Charles Groves

  12. Symphony No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 63 (II. Larghetto) - London Philharmonic; cond. Vernon Handley


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