November 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, November 6th 2019
    "Musical Island"

    Presenter: Jim Bruce

    Seán Ó Riada
  1. Archibald James (A. J.) Potter (1918-1980): Finnegan's Wake  - National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, cond. Robert Houlihan (2:50)
  2. Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924): A Sheaf of Songs from Leinster, Op. 140 (3. A Soft Day) - Bernadette Greevy, mezzo-soprano; Hugh Tinney, piano (2:50)
  3. Charles Villiers Stanford: Legend  - Lucy Gould, violin; Benjamin Frith, piano (5:27)
  4. Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Rossini’s William Tell Overture, transcription for piano, S. 552 (abridged) - Kemal Gekić, piano (5:23)
  5. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Messiah, HWV 56 (He was despised and rejected) - Kathleen Ferrier, contralto; London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Adrian Boult (6:42)
  6. John Field (1782-1837): Nocturne No.5 in B flat major, H. 37 - John O'Conor, piano (3:05)
  7. Seóirse Bodley (1933- ): A small white cloud drifts over Ireland - National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, cond. Robert Houlihan (15:20)
  8. Hamilton Harty (1879-1941): An Irish Symphony (ii. The Fair Day. Vivace ma non troppo presto) - National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Proinnsías Ó Duinn (2:46)
  9. Ivor Gurney (1890-1937): Down by the Salley Gardens - Stephen Roberts, baritone; Clifford Benson, piano (2:19)
  10. Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Grania and Diarmid, incidental music, Op. 42  - London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Adrian Boult (9:30)
  11. Thomas Moore (1779-1852): By the Feal's wave benighted - Dean Power, tenor; Una Hunt, square piano (4:23)
  12. Seán Ó Riada (1931-1971): Port na bPúcaí - Seán Ó Riada, piano (4:22)
  13. Seán Ó Riada: Mise Éire (suite) - Radio Éireann Symphony Orchestra, cond. Seán Ó Riada (16:40)

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