Feb 2020 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, February 5th 2020

    Presenter: Sheila Thomson

    Ludwig van Beethoven
  1. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), transcribed for piano by Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op 125, 5th movement - Alllegro assai vivace, alla marcia  - Konstantin Scherbakov – piano (14:15)
  2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Quintet for basset clarinet and strings in A major, K581, 4th movement, Allegretto con variazioni  - Wiener Oktett (9:28)
  3. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): The Brandenburg Concertos, concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048, first and second movements -Allegro and Adagio-Allegro  - Scottish Ensemble – Jonathan Rees (11:00)
  4. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): Symphony No.5 in E flat, Op.82, 3rd movement-Allegro molto - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – Simon Rattle (9:15)
  5. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Symphony No.3 in E flat major, Op. 20 (The First of May) - Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra – Ladislav Slovak, Slovak Philharmonoic Chorus (31:25)
  6. Antonin Dvorak (1841-1884):  Symphony No.8 in G major, Op.88, 4th movement Allegro, ma non troppo - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra – Rafael Kubelik (8:45)
  7. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Sonata No. 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 “Hammerklavier”-(ii) Scherzo: assai vivace - John O’Conor – piano (2:24)

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Jan 2020 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, January 8th 2020

    Presenter: Dermot Kehoe

    Joaquín Rodrigo
  1. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano sonata No 29, Op 106 (“Hammerklavier”) - (i) Allegro  - Maurizio Pollini, piano (10:46)
  2. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Symphony No 6 – (ii) Allegro con grazia - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiril Petrenko (7:18)
  3. Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999): Concierto di Aranjuez - (ii) Adagio  - Narciso Yepes (guitar), Orquesta Sinfonica RTV Espana, Odon Alonso (11:27)
  4. Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Sea Pictures – Where Corals Lie; The Swimmer - Janet Baker (contralto), London Symphony Orchestra, John Barbirolli (10:19)
  5. Richard Wagner (1813-1883): Rienzi – Overture - Staatskapelle Dresden, Heinrich Hollreiser (11:38)
  6. Kurt Weill (1900-1950): The Threepenny Opera – Mack the Knife - Jessye Norman (soprano) with ensemble (6:38)
  7. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), arr Kuehne: Fantasy on themes from Eugene Onegin - Xavier de Maistre, harp (8:40)
  8. Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967): Háry János – Chanson - Toni Koves-Steiner (cimbalom), Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell (5:23)
  9. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): String Quartet No 16, Op 135 - (iv) Finale - Gewandhaus Quartet (6:35)

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Oct 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, October 2nd 2019

    Presenter: Frank Murray

    Miklos Rozsa
  1. Alan Menken (b.1949): Beauty and the Beast - Transformation  - Orchestra & Chorus, cond. David Friedman (5:46)
  2. Mikis Theodorakis (b. 1925): Adagio for flute, string orchestra and percussion - Kenneth Smith (flute) Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Charles Dutoit (3:47)
  3. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): La Boheme, Act 1 (i) Che Gelida Manina (ii) Si: Mi Chiamano Mimi (iii) O Soave Fanciulla  - Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Mirella Freni (soprano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Herbert Von Karajan (14:27)
  4. Ennio Morricone (b. 1928): The Mission - Theme, Gabriel’s Oboe; Once Upon a Time in the West - The Man with the Harmonica - Orchestra & Chorus, cond. Ennio Morricone (8:25)
  5. Franz Lehár (1870-1948): The Gold and Silver Waltz - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Willi Boskovsky (8:50)
  6. Miklos Rozsa (1907-1995): Ben Hur - (i) Star of Bethlehem/Adoration of the Magi/Shofar Call (ii) Prelude/Marcia Romana - MGM Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, cond. Miklos Rozsa (7.00)
  7. Charles Williams (1893-1978): While I Live - Dream of Olwen - Daniel Adni (Piano) Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, cond. Kenneth Alwyn (3:55)
  8. A.V.Alexandrov (1883-1946): Ukrainian Poem - Aleksei Sergeiev (Bass-Baritone), Soviet Army Chorus/Soviet Army Band, cond. Col. Boris Alexandrov (6:17)
  9. Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C minor - Roberto Szidon (piano) (9:14)
  10. Jerry Goldsmith (1929-2004):  Masada - Main Theme  - Orchestra cond. Jerry Goldsmith. (5:05)
  11. Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945): Cavalleria Rusticana: Inneggiamo, Il Signor Non E Morto! - Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano); Vera Baniewicz (contralto), Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra, cond. Giuseppi Sinopoli (4:40)

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Sep 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, September 4th 2019
    "Italian variations"

    Presenter: John O’Hagan

    Ottorino Respighi
  1. Anonymous (Italian, 14th c): Saltarello  - The Dufay Collective (4:44)
  2. Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936): The Birds - (i) Prelude (v) The Cuckoo - The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, cond Hugh Wolff (6:50)
  3. Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713):  Sonata in A major for violin and continuo, Op 5 No 6  - Andrew Manze (violin) Richard Egarr (harpsichord) (11:00)
  4. Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848): Lucia di Lammermoor. Act 1 Scene 2 – Chi mi frena in tal momento? - Enrico Caruso (tenor), Amelita Galli-Curci (soprano), Minnie Egener (mezzo-soprano), Angelo Bada (tenor), Giuseppe de Luca (baritone), Marcel Journet (bass) (4:05)
  5. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90 “Italian”(revised version, 1834) (ii) Andante con moto (iv) Saltarello - Allegro di molto - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond John Eliot Gardiner (13:00)
  6. Nino Rota (1911-1979):  Concerto for strings (i) Preludio: Allegro ben moderato e cantabile (ii) Scherzo: Allegro commodo (iii) Aria: Andante quasi adagio (iv) Finale: Allegrissimo - I Solisti Italiani (15:51)
  7. Hugo Wolf (1860-1903):  Italian Songbook – Auch kleine Dinge - John McCormack (tenor), Edwin Schneider (piano) (2:01)
  8. Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Three Petrarch Sonnets (i) Pace non trovo - Matthew Polenzani (tenor), Julius Drake (piano) (6:50)
  9. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Capriccio Italien - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, cond Constantin Silvestri (16:48)

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June 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, June 5th 2019
    "If at first you don’t succeed, try again"

    Presenter: Malcolm Fitzell

    Samuel Wesley
  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791):  The Marriage of Figaro – Overture  - London Philharmonic Orchestra, George Solti (3:55)
  2. Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876): Blessed be the God and Father - Adrian Partington (organ), Worcester Cathedral Choir, Donald Hunt (7:42)
  3. Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Cello concerto in A minor, Op 129 – (i) Nicht zu schnell  - Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (12:17)
  4. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): La Traviata - Act III – Prelude - Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari (4:07)
  5. Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Organ sonata in G major, Op 28 – (iii) Andante espressivo - Keith John (7:00)
  6. Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943):  Symphony No 1 in D minor, Op 13 – (ii) Larghetto - Concertgebouw Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy (8:50)
  7. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971):  The Rite of Spring – Part 1: The Adoration of the Earth - Concertgebouw Orchestra, Colin Davis (16:28)
  8. Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868):  The Barber of Seville – Overture - Chicago Symphony Orchestra, George Solti (7:04)
  9. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901):  La Traviata – Teneste la promessa ... Addio, Dei passato - Monika Krause (soprano), Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari (4:09)

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Jan 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, January 9th 2019

    Presenter: Dermot Kehoe

    George Gershwin
  1. George Gershwin (1898-1937): Rhapsody in Blue  - Earl Wild (piano), Benny Goodman (clarinet) NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini (16:04)
  2. Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959: Bachiana Brasileira No 5 – Aria - Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), French National Radio Orchestra, Heitor Villa-Lobos (6:18)
  3. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): The Vagabond – excerpts (3 songs)  - Bryn Terfel (baritone) Malcolm Martineau (piano) (8:32)
  4. Tan Dun (b. 1957): Song of Peace – excerpt - Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Imperial Bells, China - Yip’s Children’s Choir, Tan Dun (8:01)
  5. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): Finlandia - Finlandia
  6. Kurt Weill (1900-1950): Songs – Surabaya-Johnny; J’attends un Navire - Teresa Stratas (soprano), NNNN Chamber Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz (9:78)
  7. Samuel Barber (1910-1981): String quartet No - (ii) Adagio (arr for string orchestra) 
  8. William Walton (1902-1983): Facade – 2 songs - Pamela Hunter (reciter), Silveer van den Broeck (cond.), Melologos Ensemble (4:16)
  9. Carl Nielsen (1865-1931): Symphony No 4 – (iv) Finale - Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Herbert Blomstedt (8:13)

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Dec 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, December 5th 2018
    "Elegance & Grace – The Art and the Voice of Maria Callas "

    Audio and video recordings, from studio, concert and stage

    Guest Presenter: George Fleeton

    Maria Callas
  1. Alfredo Catalani (1854-1893): La Wally, Act 1: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana  
  2. Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835): Norma, Act 1 – Casta diva, che inargenti  
  3. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): La Traviata, Act 3 – Addio, del passato bei sono ridenti  
  4. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): Tosca, Act 2 – Vissi d’arte, vissi d’amore 
  5. Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly, Act 2 – Un bel dì vedremo  
  6. Giacomo Puccini:  La bohème, Act 1 – Si. Mi chiamano Mimì  
  7. Giacomo Puccini: La bohème, Act 3 – Donde lieta uscì 
  8. Georges Bizet (1838-1875):  Carmen Act 1 – L’amour est un oiseau rebelle , Carmen Act 1 – Près des ramparts de Séville
  9. Charles Gounod (1818-1893): Roméo et Juliette, Act 1 – Ah! Je veux vivre  

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Oct 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, October 3rd 2018

    Presenter: Bernard Clarke

    Giuseppe Verdi
  1. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Alzira – Overture  - (6:09)
  2. Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata – Prelude Act 1 - (3:48)
  3. Giuseppe Verdi: Jerusalem - Ballet music  - Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, Riccardo Chailly (19:17)
  4. Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943): Piano Concerto No 2 - (iii) Finale - Jeno Jando (piano), Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Gyorgy Lehel (11:28)
  5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Violin Concerto No 3 - Takako Nishizaki (violin), Capella Istropolitana, Stephen Gunzenhauser (24:41)
  6. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Solomon – O Happy Solomon - Gabrieli Consort and Players, Paul McCreesh (4:59)
  7. Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904): Cello Concerto in B minor- (iii) Finale - Maria Kliegel(cello), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Halasz (13:48)

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Sep 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, September 5th 2018

    Presenter: John O'Hagan

    Darius Milhaud
  1. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Solomon: Act 1: Overture, Chorus: “Your Harps and Cymbals”  - Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, cond John Eliot Gardiner (8:27)
  2. Henry Purcell (1659-1695): Suite No 7 in D minor Z.668 (Almand; Corant; Hornpipe) and Abdelazer: Rondeau (Z.684) - Terence R. Charlston, harpsichord (7:41)
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Violin concerto in D, Op 61. i: Allegro ma non troppo  - Thomas Zehetmair, Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, cond Frans Brüggen (22:14)
  4. Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Symphony No 82 in C “The Bear”. iv. Finale - Vivace - New York Philharmonic Orchestra, cond Leonard Bernstein (5:36)
  5. Franz Schmidt (1874-1939): Notre Dame: Intermezzo - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, cond Herbert von Karajan (4:30)
  6. Darius Milhaud (1892-1974): Suite d'après Corrette. Op. 161b. Entrée et Rondeau; Tambourin; Musette; Sérénade; Fanfare; Rondeau; Menuets; Le Coucou - Neil Black, oboe; Keith Puddy, clarinet; Roger Birnstingl, bassoon (8:51)
  7. Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Der Rosenkavalier. Act 3, Finale - Sena Jurinac (Octavian), Maria Reining (Marschallin), Hilde Gueden (Sophie), Alfred Poell (Faninal), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond Erich Kleiber (11:39)
  8. Benjamin Britten (1913-1976): Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell, Op. 34 - London Symphony Orchestra, cond Benjamin Britten (16:34)

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Jun 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, June 6th 2018

    Presenter: Bernard Clarke

    Modest Mussorgsky
  1. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Oberto – Overture  - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan (7:00)
  2. Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Ballade No 1, Op 23 - Evgeny Kissin (piano) (9:52)
  3. Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835): Legend  - Luba Orgonášová (soprano), Czechoslovak Symphony Orchestra, Will Humburg (9:50)
  4. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Violin Sonata No 3, Op 12 No 3 – Adagio - Takako Nishizaki (violin), Jena Jando (piano) (7:48)
  5. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Brandenburg Concerto No 3 - European Brandenburg Ensemble, Trevor Pinnock (11:44)
  6. Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881): Pictures at an Exhibition – Catacombs, The Hut on Hens’ Legs; The Great Gate of Kiev - Chicago Symphony Orchestra, George Solti (13:52)

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May 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, May 3rd 2018

    Presenter: John O'Hagan

    Claude Debussy
  1. Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1756): Concerto in D minor for lute and orchestra - Musica Antiqua Koln, dir. Reinhard Goebel (13:42)
  2. Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829): from Six Irish National Airs Op.125: No 2: The Last Rose of Summer; No 3: Miss Bailly - Redmond O’Toole, eight-string guitar (6:57)
  3. Claude Debussy (1862-1918): from Preludes, Book 2: No 8: Ondine; No 12: Feux d’artifice  - Philippe Cassard, piano (7:53)
  4. Franz Schubert (1797-1828) orchestrated by Joseph Joachim: Grand Duo for piano duet D 812: ii. Andante - Chamber Orchestra of Europe, cond Claudio Abbado (10:15)
  5. Franz von Suppé (1819-1895): Overture “Franz Schubert” - Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Košice), cond. Alfred Walter (7:12)
  6. Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826): Quintet for clarinet and strings Op.34 ii. Fantasia - Adagio ma non troppo - Antony Pay, Nash Ensemble (6:11)
  7. César Franck (1822-1890): Symphony in D minor: ii Allegretto; iii. Allegro non troppo - London Orchestra Society, cond Adrian Boult (19:49)

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Feb 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, February 7th 2018
    "Morning, Noon and Night ..... Plus"

    Presenter: Sheila Thomson

    Franz von Suppé
  1. Franz von Suppé (1819-1895): Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna  - Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Paul Paray (7:32)
  2. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907): Peer Gynt, Op 23 – Morning Mood - Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi (4:10)
  3. Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Symphony No 7 in C major (“Le midi”) - (i) Adagio-Allegro  - The Hanover Band, Roy Goodman (7:06)
  4. Antonin Dvorak (1841-1903): The Noon Witch, Op 108 - Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser (13:01)
  5. Benjamin Britten (1913-1976): Hymn to St Cecilia - The Sixteen, Harry Christophers (10:46)
  6. Claude Debussy (1863-1918): Prélude a l’apres-midi d’un faune - L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet (9:17)
  7. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two) - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly (3:33)
  8. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano sonata No 14 in C sharp minor, Op 27/2 (“Moonlight”) - John O’Conor, piano (14:58)
  9. Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Chanson de Nuit, Op15 No 1 - Nigel Kennedy, violin, Peter Pettinger, piano (3:37)
  10. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): Night Ride and Sunrise, Op 55  - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle (14:30)

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Jan 2018 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, January 10th 2018
    "Alla Polacca!"

    Presenter: John O'Hagan

    Karol Szymanowski
  1. Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767): Concerto polonois in B flat major (TWV43:B3)  - Musica Antiqu Koln, dir. Reinhard Goebel (9:08)
  2. Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (1876-1909): Pamietam ciche, jasne, zlote dnie (I remember golden days) - Ada Sari (soprano), Otto Schulhof (piano) (1:56)
  3. Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Mazurka in A minor, Op 68 No 2; Waltz in E minor, Op posth.; Mazurka in C Sharp Minor, Op 63 No 3  - Sergei Rachmaninov (piano) (6:28)
  4. Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Nocturne in E flat, Op 9 No 2 (German text by Teresa Tosti) - Maria Ivogün (soprano), unknown orchestra (rec. 1917) (4:25)
  5. Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937): Stabat Mater, Op 53. v. Maid immaculate, excelling; vi. May his sacred cross defend me -Andrzej Hiolski (baritone), Jadwiga Gadulanka,(soprano), Krystyna Szostek- Radkowa (alto), Polish State Philharmonic Chorus, Polish State Philharmonic Orchestra, Katowice, cond. Karol Stryja (8:29)
  6. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Triple concerto, Op 56. (iii) Rondo alla Polacca - Chee-Yun (violin), Andrés Diaz (cello), Barry Douglas (piano), Camerata Ireland, dir. Barry Douglas (12:43)
  7. Wojciech Kilar (1932-2013): Orawa - Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, cond. Agnieska Duczmal (9:32)
  8. Henryk Gorecki (1933-2010): Good Night (In Memoriam Michael Vyner) Op 53. (iii) Lento – largo - dolcissimo – cantabillissimo - Louth Contemporary Music Society - Patrizia Rozari (soprano), Vourneen Ryan (alto flute), Michael McHale (piano), Stephen Kelly (percussion) (10.31)
  9. Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880): Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor, Op 22. (ii) Romance-Andante non troppo - Gil Shaham (violin), London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Lawrence Foster (5:05)
  10. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Eugen Onegin - Polonaise  - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, cond Constantin Silvestri (4:30)
  11. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Brandenburg Concerto No 1: (iv) Minuet-Trio 1-Minuet-Polacca- Minuet-Trio 2-Minuet - Concerto Italiano, dir. Rinaldo Alessandrini (8:51)

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Dec 2017 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, December 6th 2017

    Presenter: Bernard Clarke

    Emile Waldteufel
  1. Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826): Der Freischütz - Overture :  - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Carlos Kleiber (9:44)
  2. Adolphe Adam (1803-1856): Giselle – Act 1 - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Herbert von Karajan (28:14)
  3. Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night  - Renata Tebaldi (soprano), New Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Anton Guadagno (4:10)
  4. Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884): Ma Vlast – Vltava - BBC Symphony Orchestra, Vilem Tausky (14:50)
  5. Jules Massenet (1842-1912): Le Cid – excerpts - CSR Symphony Orchestra, Keith Clark (18:00)
  6. Emile Waldteufel (1837-1915): The Skaters Waltz. - Cleveland Orchestra, Gareth Morrell (6:25)
  7. Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857): Jota Aragonesa - Staatskapelle Dresden, Nevelle Marriner (8:54)

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May 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, May 1st 2019
    "The Multi-taskers"

    Presenter: John O'Hagan

  1. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908): May Night - Overture.  - Suisse Romande Orchestra, cond Ernest Ansermet (8:09)
  2. Jean Sibelius (1865-1657): Valse triste - London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond Hamilton Harty (4:46)
  3. Hamilton Harty (1879-1941): Ode to a Nightingale (excerpt)  - Heather Harper, soprano. Ulster Orchestra, cond Bryden Thomson (10:23)
  4. Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Swan Lake – Act 4 - London Symphony Orchestra, cond André Previn (18:23)
  5. Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Aus dem Liederbuch eines Malers, op 76 - Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto), Catherine Collard (piano) (14:58)
  6. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Piano Trio No. 2 – iii Largo; iv Allegretto - David Oistrakh (violin), Milos Sadlo (cello), Dmitri Shostakovich (piano) (13:47)
  7. Johann Brandl (1835-1913): The Old Refrain (arr Kreisler) - Fritz Kreisler (violin), Victor Symphony Orchestra, cond Charles O’Connell (4:15)
  8. Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936): The Seasons – Petit Adagio (arr Hamelin) - Marc-André Hamelin (piano) (3:43)

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December 2019 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, December 4th 2019
    "Way up North in Scandinavia"

    Presenter: John Ashworth

  1. Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871-1927): Lodolezzi sjunger suite. Op. 39: Karneval; - Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, cond. Neeme Järvi (10:30)
  2. Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758): Harpsichord Sonata No.1 in E-Flat Major: IV. Vivace - Eva Nordenfelt (4:00)
  3. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) : Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16:III. Allegre moderato molto e mercato; - RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra – Alfred Wallenstein, Arthur Rubinstein (9:32)
  4. Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) : Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43: III Vivacissimo  - Hallé Orchestra – cond. Sir John Barbirolli (5:59)
  5. August Soderman (1832-1876): Kung Heimer och Aslog - Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra – Stig Westerberg, conductor, Jussi Björling, tenor (7:27)
  6. Niels Gade (1817-1890): String Quartet in F Minor:I. Andante con moto – Allegro molto - Copenhagen String Quartet (6:39)
  7. Christian Sinding (1856-1941): Pomposo - Jerome Lowenthal - piano (3:53)
  8. Carl Nielsen (1865-1931): Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 -”The Inextinguishable”:IV Allegro - San Francisco Symphony Orchestra – Herbert Blomstedt (9:21)
  9. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907): Jeg elsker dig (I love thee), Op. 5, No. 3 - Kirsten Flagstad – soprano, Edwin McArthur - piano) (3:17)
  10. Hugo Alfvén (1872-1960): Swedish Rhapsody No.1, Op.19 'Midsummer' Vigil' ; - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Berglund (4:40)
  11. Franz Berwald (1796-1868): Violin Concerto in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 2: III Rondo (Allegretto) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Ulf Björlin - conductor, Arve Tellefsen - violin (6:40)
  12. Adolphe Adam (1803-1856): Oh Helga Natt (Oh Holy Night) - Oh Helga Natt (Oh Holy Night) (5:08)

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