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 email@example.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