June 2016 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, June 1st 2016
    'Pierre Boulez (1925-2016) & Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1929-2016)' 

    Presenter: John O'Hagan

  1. Marin Marais (1656-1728): Tableau de l'operation de la taille, for viola da gamba & continuo in E minor - Concentus Musicus Wien, dir. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (5:13)
  2. Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Pavane pour une infante défunte - Cleveland Orchestra, cond. Pierre Boulez (6:45)
  3. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Cantata No. 18, Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt ("As the rain and snow fall from heaven"), BWV 18 (1. Sinfonia in G minor; 4. Aria: Mein Seelenschatz ist Gottes Wort; 5. Choral: Ich bitt, o Herr, aus Herzensgrund) - Vienna Boys' Choir; Concentus Musicus Wien, dir. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (7:32)
  4. Charles Marshall (1857-1927): I Hear You Calling Me - John McCormack, tenor; Charles Marshall, piano (3:41)*
  5. Stephen Foster (1826-1864): Jeanie with the light brown hair - John McCormack, tenor; Edwin Schneider, piano (2:59)*
  6. Béla Bartók (1881-1945): Concerto for Orchestra (4. Intermezzo Interrotto. Allegretto) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra, cond. Pierre Boulez (4:02)
  7. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Symphony No. 27 in G major, K. 199 (ii. Andante grazioso) - Concentus Musicus Wien, dir. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (10:06)
  8. Anton Webern (1883-1945): Six Pieces for orchestra, Op. 6 (1. Etwas bewegte; 2. Bewegte) - London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Pierre Boulez (2:40)
  9. Antonin Dvorák (1841-1904): Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op.88 (ii. Adagio) - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (10:01)
*In memoriam Bernard McGuinness R.I.P.

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