May 2015 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, May 6th 2015
    '2015 Anniversaries' 
    Presenter: John O'Hagan

    Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997)
  1. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): Rakastava, suite for string orchestra, Op. 14 - Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, cond. Juha Kangas (10:54)
  2. Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI/50 (ii. Adagio) - Sviatoslav Richter, piano (6:03)
  3. Carl Nielsen (1865-1931): Holstein Songs, Op. 10 (4. Song behind the plough) - Aksel Schiøtz, tenor; Christian Christiansen, piano (2:01)
  4. Carl Nielsen: Springtime on Funen, Op. 42 (3. The gentle day) - Aksel Schiøtz, tenor; Gerald Moore, piano (2:07)
  5. Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 "Inextinguishable", Op. 29 (iii. Poco adagio quasi andante; iv. Allegro: tempo giusto) - Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Zubin Mehta (17:38)
  6. Carl Nielsen: At the bier of a young artist - Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond Herbert Blomstedt (4:49)
  7. Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Moments musicaux, D. 780, Op. 94 (iii. Allegro moderato in F minor "Air Russe") - Sviatoslav Richter, piano (1:41)
  8. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Fantasias (7) for piano, Op. 116 (v. Intermezzo in E minor. Andante con grazia) - Sviatoslav Richter, piano (3:31)
  9. Johannes Brahms: Pieces (4) for piano, Op. 119 (ii. Intermezzo in E minor. Andantino un poco agitato) - Sviatoslav Richter, piano (5:00)
  10. Antonin Dvorák (1841-1904): Piano concerto in G minor, Op.33 (ii. Andante sostenuto) - Sviatoslav Richter, piano; Bavarian State Orchestra, cond. Carlos Kleiber (8:53)
  11. Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943): Prelude No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 23, No. 1; Prelude for piano No.23 in G sharp minor, Op. 32, No. 12 - Sviatoslav Richter, piano (6:03)
  12. Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 43 (iv. Finale – Allegro moderato) - BBC Symphony Orchestra, cond. Thomas Beecham (11:53)

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