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Music of the Last Century

D03 Music of the Last Century

Programmes of musical performances, mostly on video, arranged by musical or other topics. Mostly easy listening, but with a few more challenging pieces, some familiar and some which I hope are new to you.

Lecturer: David Hitchin
Venue: Downs Leisure Centre
Details: Thursday, 2 to 4, five sessions,
Dates: 20th February
Fee: £5

February 20

Old music made new

Ralph Vaughan Williams:Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, played by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Peter Oundjian.

Herbert Howells: Master Tallis's Testament, played by Robert Smith.

Fritz Kreisler: Variations on a Theme of Corelli, in the style of Tartini.

Henry Purcell: the tune Westminster Abbey with descant by anon.

The Hillard Singers with Jan Garbarek: Descant on Parce Mihi Domine by Morales.

Dimitri Shostakovitch: Prelude and Fugue

Luciano Berio: Reworking of Boccherini's Riterata de Madrid

Joseph Cantaloube, Songs of the Auverne, Bailero sung by Nadia Davrath

The Swingle Singers

Jacques Loussier

February 27

Jollity, Joy and Jokes

Gustav Holst: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity, from The Planets Suite, BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Elysian Singers conducted by Susanna Mälkki

Olivier Messaien: Le Regard de l'Esprit de joie

Oscar Lorenzo Fernández: Batuque: Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira, conducted by Roberto Minczuk

Arthur Benjamin: Jamaican Rumba, arranged for 8 pianos by Patrick Russ, and performed by a selection of most famous and great pianists!

Jacques Ibert: Divertissement,Zaporizhzhya Academic Symphony Orchestra conductor Vyacheslav Redya

Herbie Flowers: Tuba Smarties

Percy Grainger: Handel in the Strand

Alex Templeton: Bach before the Mast

George Malcolm: Bach goes to town.

Music for Ceremonies

Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance no 4, BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor Paul Daniel

Leoš Janáček: Sinfonietta, Filharmonie Brno / Brno Philharmonic

William Walton: Crown Imperial

William Walton: Orb and Sceptre

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Setting of the Old Hundredth, 1953

Aaron Copeland: Fanfare for the Common Man, The National Symphony Orchestra

March 5

War and Peace

Gustav Holst: Mars, the Bringer of War, BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Elysian Singers conducted by Susanna Mälkki

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Dona Nobis Pacem, London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Richard Hickox

Dimitri Shostakovich, 7th (Leningrad Symphony), Kölner Philharmonie. conducted by James Conlon

Richard Addinsell, The Warsaw Concerto, Valentina Lisitsa (piano) and the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart

Henryk Górecki, Soprano: Isabel Bayrakdaraian, Sinfonietta Cracovia, conducted by John Axelrod

The World Peace Choir sings "Francis´ Prayer - Sancta Maria" by Lind and Jervidal

Karl Jenkins, Benedictus from The Pillars of Creation,

March 12

Music for stage and screen

Chris Goslow, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Anton Karas, Karol Szymanowski
Ennio Morricone, Ron Grainer and Delia Derbyshire, Geoffrey Burgon

Innovations
Maurice Ravel, Edgard Varese, Mike Oldfied, Arvo Part, Charles Ives, Ravi Shankar

March 19

Water music (The Sea)

Claude Debussy, Frank Bridge, Benjamin Britten

Opera andVocal

Giacomo Puccini, Peter Hurford, Frank Martin, Valentin Silvestrov, Ēriks Ešenvalds

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