June 2017 - Meeting

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Joseph Canteloube

                                                       

Programme for Wednesday 7th June 2017
                                                               "Pastoral"
                                                     Presenter: John O'Hagan


1        Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713): Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op 6 No 8 (Christmas Concerto) - Tafelmusik, dir. Jean Lamon (13:31)

2        Claudio  Monteverdi (1567-1643): Madrigals Book 8, Non havea Febo ancora (Lamento della ninfa)-Viveca Axell (soprano), John Potter and Douglas Nasrawi (tenor), Harry van der Kamp (bass). Tragicomedia - Andrew Lawrence-King (double harp), Stephen Stubbs (cittarone), Erin Headley (lirone). (6:25)

3        Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Chamber Concerto in D, RV95, La Pastorella - Camerata Köln (8:29)

4        Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757): Sonata in d minor Kk9 (Pastorale) - Claudio di Veroli (harpsichord) (3:04)

5        Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Cantata BWV208, (Hunting cantata).“Sheep may safely graze” - Arleen Auger (soprano), Berlin Chamber Orchestra cond. Peter Schreier (4:56)

6        Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971): Pastorale – Song without words, for violin and small ensemble - Israel Baker (violin), Columbia Chamber Ensemble, dir. Igor Stravinsky (2:49)

7        Joseph Canteloube (1897-1957): Songs of the Auvergne, Baïlèro - Netania Davrath (soprano), Unnamed orchestra, cond. Pierre de la Roche (6:38)

8        Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Don QuixoteVariation ii:“The Battle with the Sheep”- Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Ulrich Koch (viola), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Herbert von Karajan (1:44)

9        Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): A Pastoral Symphony. iii Moderato pesante, iv. Lento - Margaret Price (soprano), New Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Adrian Boult (16:29)



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May 2017 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Presenter: John Ashworth


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Charles Ives
Aaron Copland (1900-1990): Rodeo, II. Corral Nocturne & III. Piano Interlude & Saturday Night Waltz - Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, cond. Leonard Slatkin (3:34 & 7:57)

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971): Petrushka, III. The Blackamoor -  Seattle Symphony Orchestra, cond. Ludovic Morlot  (6:56)

Ferde Grofé (1892-1972): Grand Canyon Suite, I.  Sunrise - Detroit Symphony Orchestra, cond.  Antal Dorati (6:39)

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Violin concerto in E Minor, Op. 64, III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace - David Oistrakh, violin, Philadelphia Orchestra, cond. Eugene Ormandy (6:16)

Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959):  Symphony No.2, I. Allegro moderato - Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, cond. Paavo Järvi (6:35)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827):  Piano concerto No.3 in C Minor, Op. 37, II. Largo - Glenn Gould, piano, Columbia Symphony Orchestra, cond. Leonard Bernstein (10:50)

Charles Ives (1874-1954): Symphony No. 4, IV.  Largo maestoso - American Symphony Orchestra, cond. Leopold Stowkowski (7:57)

Charles Ives (1874-1954):  Symphony No. 2, I. Andante moderato - Nashville Symphony Orchestra, cond. Kenneth Schermerhorn (6:18)

Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Vier Letzte Lieder, III. Beim Schlafengehen - Deborah Voight, soprano, New York Philharmonic, cond. Kurt Masur (5:12)
                                                                                   

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano concerto No.3 in C Minor, Op. 37, III. Rondo Allegro - Alfred Brendel, piano, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, cond. James Levine (9:02)

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