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Season   2019-20 playlist

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Oct 3rd 2019

Looking forwards, looking backwards

Presented by Terry McGuinness

The Hippopotamus Song 
Gnossiene  No. 1;    No. 3
Satie Gymnopedie No. 1
Bruckner Symphony No. 7- 1st movmnt
Cilea  Lo son l’umile ancella (Adriana Lecovreur)
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2

Oct 17th

Ode to Autumn

Presented by Alan Braddock

Tchaikovsky The Tempest, op. 18

Alwyn.  Autumn Legend
Shostakovich. To October
Respighi.  The October Festival
Mahler  Der Einsame im Herbst (Das Lied von der Erde)
Gershwin  A Foggy Day
Brown/De Sylva/Henderson Button Up Your Overcoat
Rachmaninov Now let Thy servant depart (Vespers, Op. 3)

Oct 31st 

Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)

Presented by Graham Ladley


Sinfonietta - first and second movmnts
On an overgrown path
Elegy on the death of my daughter Olga
The ballad of Blanik
Violin Concerto (The wandering of a little soul)
Kata Kabanova - Opening of Act II
String Quartet no. 2 'Intimate letters'
Glagolitic Mass - finale

Nov 14th

A Walk to the Paradise Garden

Presented by John Apperley



A walk to the paradise garden
On hearing the first cuckoo of spring
Prelude 'Irmelin'
Summer night
Song before sunrise
Sleigh ride
La Calinda
In a summer garden
Late swallows
Air and dance

Nov 28th

Joint first among equals - the sinfonia concertante

Presented by Ian Stanley


Haydn Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat major, Hob. I/105

Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, K. 364


Jan 9th 2020

It’s raining men!

Presented by Dawn Milner

Elgar Serenade for Strings

Vaughan Williams Linden Lea
Vaughan Williams Silent Noon
Quilter Come Away Death
Quilter O Mistress Mine
Quilter Blow Blow, Thy Winter Wind
Britten Sally Gardens
Britten Foggy Foggy Dew
Britten Oliver Cromwell
John Farmer A Little Pretty Bonny Lass
Thomas Tomkins Weep No More, Thou Sorry Boy
Thomas Morley Shoot False Love
Clarke Trumpet Aire (The Island Princess)
attrib. Handel Suite in D 'Mr Handel's Water Piece'
Rutter Requiem - excerpts
Jenkins The Armed man; Benedictus (The Armed Man)

Jan 23rd     

1812 and all that

Presented by Alan Johnson


Romeo and Juliet, Overture and Fantasy
String Quartet No.1 - andante; scherzo
Variations on a Rococco Theme
Mezza notte (Midnight)
Dumka,Op. 59
Suite for Orchestra No.1 in D minor, Op. 43 - intermezzo
Symphony No. 5 - finale

Feb 6th

All aloud the wind doth blow

Presented by Carole Joby

Various Royal Scots Dragoon Guards - medly
Anon Pavane and Galliard
Holborne Almain
Holborne The Choice
Handel Organ Concerto, Op. 4, No. 1
Beethoven Octet in E major, Op. 103
Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf - main theme (Trad jazz arr.)
Mozart Horn ConcertoNo. 4
Verdi Requiem - Dies Irae; Libra Me

Feb 20th

‘There’s a lot in this chap’: The music of
William Walton

Presented by Paul Astell

William Walton:

arr. Palmer Fanfare: from
Johannesburg Festival Overture
Facade: Polka;
Yodelling Song; Scotch Rhapsody; Popular Song
Symphony No.1 – 1st movement
arr. Palmer Wartime Sketchbook: Prologue;Bicycle Chase; Foxtrots; Striptease; Epilogue;
arr. Matthews
Battle of Britain suite: March intro & Siegfried Music

Belshazzar’s Feast (audio-visual)


 March 5th 

Five cards... and no tricks!

Presented by Bryan Evans

Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
Mozart Divertimento in D major, K136
Beethoven Concerto in C for piano, cello, violin & orch, Op.56
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 - 1st movement
Mahler Symphony No. 5 - adagietto

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