October 2014 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, October 1st 2014
    'Variations - and a fugue or two'
    Presenter: John O'Hagan

    Glenn Gould
  1. Jacob van Eyck (c.1590-1657): Variations on ‘Wat Zal Men Op Den Avond Doen’ - Piers Adams, recorder (3:10)
  2. Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1759): Sonata in G minor, K.30, “Cat fugue” - Scott Ross, harpsichord (4:31)
  3. Henry Purcell (1659-1695): Dido and Aeneas (Recitativ and aria: “When I am laid in earth”) - Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra, cond. Anthony Lewis (5:00)
  4. Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Andante and variations in F minor, Hob XVII/6 - Bart van Oort, fortepiano (14:55)
  5. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Falstaff (Act 3 finale – Un coro e terminiam la scena....Tutto nel mondo è burla) - Tito Gobbi, baritone; Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, cond. Herbert von Karajan (3:15)
  6. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Prelude and Fugue in D flat major, Op. 87, No. 15 - Tatiana Nikolayeva, piano (5:11)
  7. Glenn Gould (1932-1982): So You Want to Write a Fugue? - Vocal quartet; Juilliard String Quartet (5:07)
  8. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971): Pulcinella (Gavotte with two variations) - Orquestra de Cambra Teatre Lliure, cond. Josep Pons (4:47)
  9. Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (1814-1865): Variations on “The Last Rose of Summer” - Midori, violin (9:56)
  10. Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Orchestral Suite No. 3 in G major, Op. 55 (iv. Theme and variations) - London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Adrian Boult (19:08)
  11. Riccardo Drigo (1846-1930): Le Corsaire (Pas de deux) - London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Richard Bonynge (8:01)

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