September 2016 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, September 7th 2016
    'Bach & Handel' 
    Presenters: Bernard Clarke, Jim Bruce

    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  1. Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069 (i. Ouverture) - Boston Baroque, cond. Martin Pearlman (7:17)
  2. Concerto in A Minor for 4 Harpsichords, BWV 1065 (after Vivaldi) - Ton Koopman, Tini Mathot, Elina Mustonen, Patrizia Marisaldi, harpsichords; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, cond. Ton Koopman (9:26)
  3. Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV 565 (arr. Stokowski) - Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Leopold Stokowski (10:22)
  4. Prelude & Fugue in D minor, BWV 549a - Christopher Herrick, organ (5:49)
  5. Hunting Cantata, BWV 208 (9. Sheep May Safely Graze) - Bertalan Hock, organ (5:16)
  6. Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (15. Dona nobis pacem) - Concentus Musicus Wien, dir. Nikolaus Harnoncourt (3:16)

    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
  7. Agrippina, HWV 6 (Act II: Di timpani e trombe) - English Baroque Soloists, cond. John Eliot Gardner (1:54)
  8. Giulio Cesare, HWV 17 (Act I Va tacito e nascosto) - Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone; Scottish Chamber Orchestra, cond. Charles Mackerras (6:16)
  9. Serse, HWV 40 (Act I, Aria: Ombra mai fu) - Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano; The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, cond. Harry Bicket (3:19)
  10. Suite No. 5 in E Major, HWV 430 (iii. Air with five variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith") - Paul Nicholson, harpsichord (4:35)
  11. Organ Concerto in F major "Cuckoo & the Nightingale" (No.13), HWV 295 (ii. Allegro) - Eduard Muller, organ; Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, cond. August Wenzinger (3:37)
  12. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63 (Act III: See, the conqu'ring hero comes!) - Felicity Palmer, soprano; Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano; Wandsworth School Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, cond. Charles Mackerras (2:50)
  13. Solomon, HWV 67 (Part 3. Scene 1: Sinfonia in B flat major, Arrival of the Queen of Sheba) - The Brandenburg Consort, cond. Roy Goodman (3:03)
  14. Messiah, HWV 56 (Part Three: No. 45: Aria. I know that my Redeemer liveth) - Heather Harper, soprano; London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Colin Davis (6:18)
  15. Music For The Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (ii. Bouree, iii. La Paix - Largo all Siciliana, iv. La Rejouissance) - Wind Ensemble, Charles MacKerras (7:55)

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