December 2009 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, December 2nd 2009

"Humour in Music"

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 (i. Allegro; iii. Allegro) - Concerto Italiano; cond. Rinaldo Alessandrini (7:56)
  2. Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 205, "Zerreisset, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft," BWV 205, "Aeolus appeased" (i. Chorus: "Zerreißet, zersprenget, zertümmert die Gruft"; vii. Aria: "Können nicht die roten Wangen"; xi. Aria: "Zurücke, zurücke, geflügelten Winde"; xv. Chorus: "Vivat! August, August vivat") - Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Concentus Musicus Wien; cond. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (16:21)
  3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Notturno for 4 orchestras in D major, K. 286 - Academy of Ancient Music; cond. Christopher Hogwood (15:46)
  4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 6 for orchestra in D major, "Serenata Notturna", K. 239 (iii. Rondeau, Allegretto) - Academy of Ancient Music; cond. Christopher Hogwood (4:41)
  5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, K. 447 (i. Allegro) - Hermann Baumann, natural horn; Concentus Musicus Wien; cond. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (7:31)
  6. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495 (iii. Rondo, Allegro vivace) - Hermann Baumann, natural horn; Concentus Musicus Wien; cond. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (3:38)
  7. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento for 2 horns & strings in F major ("Ein musikalischer Spass," "A Musical Joke"), K. 522 (i. Allegro; ii. Menuetto & Trio, Maestoso; iv. Presto) - L'Archibudelli (13:28)

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