January 2007 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, January 3rd 2007

Quiz Night

  1. Vivaldi: Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op.8/4, RV.297 (iii. Allegro) - City of London Sinfonia; cond. Andrew Watkinson

  2. Rossini: Semiramide (Act 1 - 13a "Bel raggio lusinghier") - Dame Joan Sutherland, soprano; Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; cond. Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

  3. Holst: The Planets (Mercury - The winged messenger) - Boston Symphony Orchestra; cond. William Steinberg

  4. Balfe: The Bohemian Girl (Act III - "When other lips and other hearts") - Patrick Power, tenor; National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland; cond. Richard Bonynge

  5. Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F major, Op.68 "Pastoral" (iii. Allegro) - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Karl Böhm

  6. Schubert: String Quartet No. 14, D.810 "Death and the Maiden" (iii. Scherzo: Allegro molto) - Quartetto Italiano

  7. Ó Riada: Saoirse (Saoirse, Kelly the Boy from Killane) - National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland; cond. Sean Ó Riada

  8. Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a
    (IIb. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy)
    - Berlin Philharmonic; cond. Mstislav Rostropovich

  9. Mozart: The Magic Flute, opera, K.620 (Der Vogelfanger bin ich ja) - Erich Kunz, Baritone; Vienna Philharmonic; cond. Herbert von Karajan

  10. Arnold: English Dances for orchestra, Set 2, Op 33 - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; cond. Charles Groves

  11. Chopin: Waltz in A Minor, Op.14, No.2 - Artur Rubinstein, piano

  12. Stravinsky: The Rite Of Spring (Dance of the Adolescents)

  13. Foster: Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair - John McCormack

  14. Ravel: Piano Concerto in D Major for the left hand (excerpt) - Francois-Joel Thiollier, piano; Polish National Radio Orchestra; cond. Antoni Wit

  15. Rimsky-Korsakov: Tale of Tsar Saltan, opera (The flight of the bumblebee) - L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; cond. Ernest Ansermet

  16. Handel: Messiah (Recitativo: Behold, a virgin shall conceive. Aria & Coro: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion) - Helen Watts, contralto; London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus; cond. Colin Davis

  17. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (Dance of the Maidens with Lilies) - Los Angeles Philharmonic; cond. Erich Leinsdorf

  18. Lehár: Paganini (Gern hab'ich die frau'n gerküsst) - Nicolai Gedda, tenor; Bavarian Symphony Orchestra; cond. Willi Boskovsky

  19. Field: Nocturne for Piano No.5 in B Flat, H.37, Andantino) - John O'Conor, piano

  20. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op. 36 (iii. Scherzo, Pizzacato ostinato - Allegro) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Thomas Beecham

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