January 2015 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, January 7th 2015
    Presenter: Frank Murray

    Georg Solti
  1. Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953): Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 (Act I, Scene 2: Montagues and Capulets) - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Claudio Abbado (5:01)
  2. Roger Quilter (1877-1953): Now sleeps the crimson petal - Benjamin Luxon, baritone; David Willison, piano (2:34)
  3. F. Paulo Tosti (1846-1916): Parted - Benjamin Luxon, baritone; David Willison, piano (3:51)
  4. Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857-1919): Pagliacci (Intermezzo) - Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Herbert Von Karajan (3:39)
  5. Max Bruch (1838-1920): Scottish Fantasy, Op.46 (1.Adagio Cantabile) - Salvatore Accardo, violin; Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, cond. Kurt Masur (4:46)
  6. Frederic Chopin (1810-1849): Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23 - Arthur Rubinstein, piano (9:22)
  7. Samuel Barber (1910-1981): Vanessa, Op.23 (Intermezzo) - Royal Scottish National Orchestra, cond. Marin Alsop; Stephane Rancourt, oboe; Karen Jones, flute; John Gracie, trumpet (4:28)
  8. Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (1. The Hero) - Staattskapelle Dresden, cond. Rudolf Kempe (4:22)
  9. Richard Wagner (1813-1883): Tannhauser (Act III: Beglucht darf nun dich ... Pilgrims Chorus) - Helga Dernesch, mezzo-soprano; Victor Braun, baritone; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus cond. Georg Solti (5:05)
  10. Richard Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander (Overture) - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Herbert von Karajan (11.53)
  11. Richard Strauss: Zuiegnung - Margaret Price, soprano; Wolfgang Sawallisch, piano (1:46)
  12. Antonin Dvorák (1841-1904}: Songs my mother taught me (Gypsy Melodies), Op. 55/4 (Kdyz Mne Stará Matka) - Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Martineau, piano (2:42)
  13. Enrique Granados (1876-1916): Spanish Dances, Op.37 (5. Andaluza in E minor. Andantino quasi allegretto) - London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ataúlfo Argento (4:08)
  14. Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936): Pines of Rome (4. Pines of the Appian Way)  - Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, cond. Lorin Maazel (4:51)
  15. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): Manon Lescaut (Act III: Intermezzo) - Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Herbert von Karajan (5:16)
  16. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911): Symphony No.8 in E flat, ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ (15-Blicket Auf...16-Alles Vergangliche...) - René Kollo, tenor; Lucia Popp, sopranos; Helen Watts, contralto; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus; Vienna Singverein; Vienna Boys Choir, cond. Georg Solti (11:30)

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