April 2010 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, April 7th 2010

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75)

  1. Symphony No.1 in F minor, Op.10 (i. Allegretto; ii. Allegro) - Czecho-Slovak Radio Orchestra (Bratislava), cond. Ladislav Slovak (14.03)
  2. The Nose – A Satirical Opera in Three Acts, Op.15 (i. Prologue; ii. A Barber’s Shop) - Mariinsky Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus, cond. Valery Gergiev. (5.53)
  3. The Golden Age - Ballet Suite, Op.22A (xiv. Polka) - National Symphony Orchestra of the Ukraine, cond. Theodore Kuchar. (2.08)
  4. Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra, Op.35 (i. Allegretto-Allegro vivace; ii. Lento) - André Previn, piano; William Vacchiano, trumpet; New York Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Leonard Bernstein (13.39)
  5. Jazz Suite No. 1, Op.38a (i. Waltz) - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Riccardo Chailly (2.37)
  6. Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat Major Op.107 (iv. Allegro con brio) - Raphael Wallfisch, cello; English Chamber Orchestra, cond. Geoffry Simon (5.00)
  7. Tahiti Trot, for orchestra (arr. of Youmans "Tea for Two"), Op. 16 - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Riccardo Chailly (3.33)
  8. Aaron Copland (1900-1990): Rodeo (No. 4, Hoe-Down) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Philip Ellis (3.36)

  9. Leo Delibes (1836-1891): Lakmé (Act II: Dov'e L'indiana Bruna? "Bell Song") - Maria Callas, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Tullio Serafin (8.05)

  10. Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904): Requiem (No. 11, Sanctus) - Magdalena Hajossyova, soprano; Vera Soukupova, alto; Jozef Kundlák, tenor; Peter Mikulás, bass; Slovak Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra, cond. Philip Zdenek Kosler (5.59)

  11. Tommaso Albinoni (1671-1750): Concerto for oboe, No. 9 in F major, Op.7 - Sarah Francis, oboe; London Haprsichord Ensemble (6.16)

  12. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Prelude No. 1 in C major, BWV 846 (arr. Loussier) - Jacques Loussier Trio (5.23)

  13. Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840): Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 6 (iii. Rondo - Allegro spiritoso) - Ilya Kaler, violin; Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orchestra, cond. Stephen Gunzenhauser (9.53)

  14. Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Philip Ellis (3.09)


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