December 2014 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, December 3rd 2014
    Presenter: Bernard Clarke

    What's Opera Doc?
  1. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 - Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Otto Klemperer (10:04)
  2. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Cantata No. 63, "Christen, ätzet diesen Tag," BWV 63 (Chorus: Christen, atzet diesen Tag) - Bach Collegium Japan, cond. Masaaki Suzuki (5:07)
  3. Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864): Les Patineurs, ballet (arranged by Constant Lambert; music from "Le Prophète," Act 3) - National Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Richard Bonynge (23:08)
  4. Johann Strauss II (1825-1899): Zigeunerin-Quadrille, for orchestra (on themes from Balfe's opera "The Bohemian Girl"), Op. 24 - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Riccardo Muti (5:13)
  5. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Aida (Act II: Grand March & Ballet) - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Herbert von Karajan (6:20)
  6. Richard Wagner (1813-1883): What's Opera, Doc? - Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, voices; Milt Franklyn, arranger (6:49)
  7. Adolphe Adam (1803-1856): O Holy Night - Renata Tebaldi, soprano; New Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Anton Guadagno (4:10)
  8. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Symphony No. 34 in C major, K. 338 (i. Allegro vivace) - London Mozart Players, cond. Matthias Bamert (6.57)
  9. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): Symphony No.2 in D major, Op. 43 (iv. Finale. Allegro moderato) - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, cond. Simon Rattle (14:24)

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