Solihull Widney

Music Appreciation

Music Lovers

During Coronavirus Lockdown the group has not been able to meet but Have held Zoom meetings on the relevant Friday evening

Music Appreciation (1) meets on the morning of the third Friday of every month and we meet in the homes of group members.

We have diverse topics and over the last twelve months have increased our knowledge of, for example, the Organ, singer songwriters, church music both pre and post The Reformation, and the life and works of Ralph Vaughan Williams.

The forthcoming programme includes Brass Bands and the life and works of Michael Haydn.

We have a maximum of twelve members and there are currently no vacancies but if you are interested in joining the waiting list please email me lindadpoulson@gmail.com

U3A Music Group Meeting 14th February 2020

Hosted and Presented by Linda Topic – Music related to the letter ‘E’

Linda Early English Elizabethan Music CD Thomas Tallis (1505-1585) If ye Love Me

CD William Byrd (1539-1623) Ave verum corpus (Hail true body) (Note – William Byrd was a pupil of Tallis, and Queen Elizabeth 1 gave them the monopoly of music printing in England) CD Thomas Morley (1557-1602) Nolo mortem peccatoris (I do not want the death of the wicked)

All above by the Choir of Merton College Oxford ‘Viri Galilaei’ Favourite Anthems from Merton, Delphian DCD34174

Dorothy CD Etude in E major Op. 10 No. 3, Frederick Chopin (1810-1849) Abbey Simon, piano ‘Great Composers and their Music, Chopin piano recital’

Peter CD Ethel Smyth DBE (1858-1944) Concerto for Violin, Horn and Orchestra (1927)
Alec Frank-Gemmill, horn, Elena Urioste, violin BBC National Orchestra. of Wales with Daniel Blendulf BBC Music Magazine CD Vol. 26, No. 2

Merrill CD Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) Clarinet Concerto, 3rd movement Emma Johnson, clarinet Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Sir Charles Groves ASV CD DCA 787

Veronica CD Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 72, 2nd movement Mahler Chamber Orchestra with Leif Ove Andsnes, pianist & conductor
‘The Beethoven Journey’ Sony 884305 8862

Reg CD Edit Piaff (1915-1963) La Vie en Rose (Reg heard her sing this song in Paris in 1950) ‘The Best of Edith Piaff’ Vol.1 of 3, Track 1 Licensed from Parlophone Records 09 46 3 6843 2

Next Music Group Meeting at 10.30 am on the 13th March 2020

Host and Presenter – Veronica

Subject – Music related to the Letter ‘F’

Note! There will be no meeting in April. The following meeting will be on the 8th May

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Bookworms Bridge 2 - Affiliated to SWU3A - Widney
Canasta Coffee Club
Creative Writing Curry Club - for Widney Members
Discussion Group Favourite Recipe Share Group
French - Language (Beginners) Garden Group
Interesting Places Intermediate Spanish
Meditation Military & Social History Group
Music Appreciation Music Appreciation Group 2
Page Turners Painting
Photography - for U3A Members Poetry
Railways and Steam Study Group Recorder Consort
Science - for Widney Members Short Walks Group
Spanish for Beginners Square Heads
Sunday Lunch Club Walking Group
Wine Tasting Zingari Singers