Croxley Green

Music Appreciation

The focus of this group is currently on classical music and its composers. It is hoped that in time it will expand to jazz, military bands and much more. In order to create an interesting and informative programme, we shall be relying on the input of each member to make this work. New members are welcome to join this group.

The group coordinators are Margaret Cowlard and Doug Marriott.
For further information please email Margaret by clicking the bird at the right of this page and completing the displayed form.

Programme for 18 July 2019

American music (North and South)

Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Christian Lindberg, Conductor

Barber: Cello Concerto, Op. 22
Wendy Warner,(cello), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop,Conductor

Carreño: Margariteña
Márquez: Danzón No.2
Simón Bolívar Youth Orchstra, Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor

================== Interval ===================

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man, Appalachian Spring,
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein, Conductor

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story,
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Christian Lindberg, Conductor

Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11

Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop,Conductor

Notes:
Inocente José Carreño (28 December 1919 – 29 June 2016) was a Venezuelan composer and academic. He won the Venezuelan National Prize for Music in 1989. He was born in Porlamar, Venezuela. Carreño died on 29 June 2016 from complications of pneumonia in Porlamar, Venezuela, aged 97.
Arturo Márquez (born 1950) is a Mexican composer. His Danzon No.2 is perhaps his most popular composition and sometimes called Mexico’s second national anthem.

        

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