Oswestry Recorded Music  Society
Season   201

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Oct 1st   2015
Is Brahms like Marmite?Presented by Bryan Evans


Hungarian Dance No. 1
Es tönt ein voller Harfenklang – The Full Sound of a Harp Resounds; Come away, come away, death (Secular Choral Songs)
Scherzo in C minor
Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen [How lovely are thy dwellings] (German Requiem)
Piano Quintet - scherzo
Serenade No. 1 - scherzo-rondo
German Folk Song
Symphony No. 3
Sandmännchen [The Litle Sandman] (15 Volkskinderlieder)

Oct 15th  

Oswestry Recital Series – a short history

Presented by Chris Symons


Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 'Hammerklavier' - 1st movement
Dvořák String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96'American' - 4th movement
Brahms Sonata in F minor for 2 pianos - excerpt
Gershwin I Got Rhythm
Beethoven Quartet in A minor, Op. 132 - 3rd movement
Harris Faire is the Heaven
Roth Concertino Piccolo for two groups of young violinists and string orchestra
Delius Serenade
Haydn Symphony No. 77 - 4th movement

Oct 29th
Debussy with a touch of jazz
Presented by Dai Lewis



Clair de Lune
arr. Loussier  Clair de Lune
Arabesque (Deux arabesques)
arr. Loussier Arabesque (Deux arabesques)
L’isle joyeuse
arr. Loussier L’isle joyeuse
La fille aux cheveux de lin
arr. Loussier La fille aux cheveux de lin

Williams Symphony No. 5
Siân James Llangollen Market
Nov 12th 
Music of the night

Presented by Graham Ladley

Evening in Transylvania
Bartók out of Doors
Bartók Music for Strings, percussion and celesta.
Bartók Piano Concerto No.3
Schubert Die Sterne (The Stars)
Schubert Abendlied für die Entfernte (Evening song for the distant beloved)
Schubert An den Mond in einer Herbstnacht (To the moon on an autumn night)
Schubert Im Abendrot (At sunset)
Schubert An den Mond (To the moon)
Szymanowski Symphony No.3 (Symphony of the Night)
Nov 26th
From the distaff side

Presented by Marion Braddock

Der Einsame im Herbst
Maddalena Quartetto No. 3
Evelyn Glennie A Little Prayer
Amy Beach Gaelic Symphony
Poldowski Violin Sonata - Finale: Presto Con Fuoco
Rebecca Clarke 1886 English lullaby No. 1
Mendelssohn String Quartet
Kathryn Tickell Yeavering
Judith Weir Illuminaire Jerusalem; Drop don ye heavens from above
Jan 7th   2016
Liquorice Allsorts 

Presented by Alan Johnson

Kern arr Artie Shaw Smoke gets in your Eyes
Donato Lovreglio Concert Fantasia on themes from Verdi's La Traviata

Schubert Shepherd on the Rock
Crusell Clarinet Quartet No. 2 in C Minor
Louis Spohr Fantasy & Variations for clarinet, string quartet and double bass
Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F Minor
Jimmy Hughes Steal Away Blues

Jan 21st
The healing art 

Presented by 
Ian Stanley

Purcell  Music for a while
Mozart The Magic Flute (Act 1)
Schubert: An Die Musik
Puccini Visse D’Arte (Tosca)
Hildegard of Bingen Sequentia (2 short pieces)
Borodin  Symphony No. 2 - 4th movement
Berlioz Absence (Nuits d’ete)
Ravel Blues (Violin Sonata)
Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
Brahms String quartet No. 2 -  1st movement
Donizetti  Don Pasquale - Act1
Mozart  Cosi Fan Tutte - Act 1 finale  (DVD Glyndebourne 2006)

Feb 4th  
‘The orchestra’

Presented by Ruth Bellamy

Vivaldi Flute concerto in G major
Beethoven Symphony No.7 – 1st movement
Bizet Au fond du temple saint (At the back of the holy temple) (The Pearl Fishers)
Bizet L'Arlésienne suite No. 2
Bizet Symphony in C – 4th movement
J. Strauss II Perpetuum mobile
J. Strauss II Thunder and Lightening Polka
arr Gorodovskaya Steppe All Around
arr Tsygankov Green Grass
arr Kuznetsov Semenovna
Alwyn Symphony No. 1 – 4th movement

Rutter Lord make me an instrument of thy peace; O Be Joyful in the Lord
Feb 18th     
The plucked string
Presented by David Ward

Handel - Suite No. 5 in E major - Air and Variations 'The Harmonious Blacksmith'
Dittesdorf/Pilley Harp concerto - Rondeau-Allegretto
Mozart Concerto for flute and harp
Dowland – Music for Lute, Archlute and voice
   Fine Knack’s for Ladies
   ...From Thence I Went To The Landgrave Of Hessen...
   Come Heavy Sleep
   Come Again
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 – Scherzo
Britten Simple Symphony - Playful Pizzicato
Schubert String Quintet

Mar 3rd  
These I have loved 

Presented by Dawn Milner

Bowie Space Oddity; Oh! you pretty things; Life on Mars
Handel ‘The King shall rejoice’ (Four Coronation Anthems) 
Buxtehude Organ Prelude
Palestrina Matin responsory
Praetorius: Come, Thou Redeemer of the Earth
Leigh (arr Barry) Don’t it make my brown eyes blue
Alford Colonel Bogey
arr Tulip Evening Hymn; Last Post
Bach Goldberg Variations 1-5
Cello Concerto
Mar 17th
A good old sing-song with Chas and Dave and friends  
Presented by Tony Durrell

Gloria (Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cécile)
Bob Chilcott Making waves
Anon arr Jan Garbarek Pulcherrima Rosa
Howard Blake arr Nightwish Walking in the air
Taverner Song of the angel
Gottschalk Escenas Campestres Cubanas – Opéra en 1 acte
Dvořák Laudamus (Te Deum)
Paul Carr Lux Aeterna (Requiem for an angel)
Jeff Beck Elegy for Dunkirk
North/Zaret Senza Catene (Unchained Melody) Il Divo
Eduardo di Capua ’O sole mio Pavarotti
Dave Roylance/Bob Galvin Distant Shores (Battle of the Atlantic suite)
Mar 31st
The language of love - and not so loved
Presented by Terry McGuinness

Donizzetti Lucia di Lammeremoor - excerpt
Ulvaeus/Andersson The winner takes it all
Tchaikovsky Letter scene (Eugene Onegin)
Bernstein/Sondheim Tonight (west Side Story)
Wagner Prize Song (Die Meistersinger)
Lennon/McCartney All my Loving
Massenet Ahfuyezdouce image (Manon)
Rodgers/Hammerstein This nearly was mine (South Pacific)
Francesco Cilea La Dolcissima effigie (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Carpenter/Hammond/Bettis I need to be in love
Puccini  Donna non vidi mai simile a questa (Manon Lescaut)
Hatch/Trent Don’t sleep in the subway, darling
Giordana Andrea Chenier - finale
Apr 14th
A tribute to Michael Joby

Field Piano Concerto No. 2
Chopin Polonaise in A flat
Górecki Symphony of Sorrowful Songs
Mozart Ruhe Zanft (Zaide)
Monteverdi Vespers - excerpt
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - excerpt
Thomas Tompkins When David Heard  
JS Bach  Jig Fugue for organ BWV 577
Thomas Arne Rise, glory, rise (Rosamond)

Members' Choice
Verdi Overture : The Force of Destiny
Trad. Vocado Sashenka – Wednesday night
Trad. Sashenka – Sunday morning
Sonata for violin and piano – first movement
Karl Jenkins Benedictus The Armed Man
Schubert Impromptu in G major
Youmans/Caesar Tea for Two
Bernie/Pinkard/Casey Sweet Georgia Brown

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