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
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
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
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,
Music for stage and screen
Chris Goslow, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Anton Karas, Karol Szymanowski
Ennio Morricone, Ron Grainer and Delia Derbyshire, Geoffrey Burgon
Maurice Ravel, Edgard Varese, Mike Oldfied, Arvo Part, Charles Ives, Ravi Shankar
Water music (The Sea)
Claude Debussy, Frank Bridge, Benjamin Britten
Giacomo Puccini, Peter Hurford, Frank Martin, Valentin Silvestrov, Ēriks Ešenvalds