February 2009 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, February 4th 2009

  1. Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880), orch. Rosenthal: Gaîté Parisienne (i. Allegro brillante) - Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo; cond. Manuel Rosenthal (1:15)
  2. Charles Gounod (1818-1893): Faust (Act III. Salut, demeure chaste et pure) - Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor; Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, cond. Franco Patane (6:11)
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Sonata for Piano and Violin in F major, Op. 24, "Spring" (i. Allegro) - Wilhelm Kempff, piano; Yehudi Menuhin, violin (10:30)
  4. Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (iii. Adagio) - Jacqueline du Pré, cello; London Symphony Orchestra; cond. John Barbirolli (5:15)
  5. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Concerto for Violin in E major No.1 ''Spring'', RV 269 (i. Allegro) - Nigel Kennedy, violin/director; English Chamber Orchestra (3:05)
  6. Franz Schubert (1797-1828): 4 Impromptus, D. 935 (No. 2 in A flat) - Alfred Brendel, piano (5:44)
  7. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Piano Quartet No. 2 in F minor, Op. 2 (ii. Adagio) - Schubert Ensemble of London (6:14)
  8. Jacques Offenbach, orch. Rosenthal: Gaîté Parisienne (viii. Valse lente) - Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo; cond. Manuel Rosenthal(3:54)
  9. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425, "Linz" - Columbia Symphony Orchestra, cond. Bruno Walter (8:40)
  10. Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Four Last Songs (iv. Im Abendrot) - Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Otto Ackermann (7:11)
  11. Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Symphony No.4 in D minor, Op. 120 (iii. Scherzo. Lebhaft-trio, iv. Finale: Langsam-Lebhaft) - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Wilhelm Furtwängler (13:46)
  12. Cardillo/Fielda/Cordiferro: Cor'ngrato (Catari) - Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor (6:53)

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