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U3A Music Group
by Angela - 11:21 on 09 May 2018
U3A Music Group's report
We last met on Monday the 7th and Ally had chosen " Woodwind " as the theme-
I think we had examples of each instrument -except the piccolo and contra bassoon-and it was a varied and instructive morning-
Here follows is a selection of some of the items we listened to-
For solo bassoon-Yeni Makam-Turkish Folk music,Cor Anglais-Vasks -concerto,
For clarinet-the Banks of Green Willow,
Another clarinet-Aker Bilk-Petitm Fleur,Cor Anglais again-The Swan of Tuonela,
Vogelstimmen-played on a flute made from a wingbone of a swan-
Rhapsody in Blue-Gershwin and clarinet-
Pearl Fishers duet ,played on the flute by one of our members daughters-
Oboe-Mozart-and many more-
A super way to spend a dreary ( weather wise) Monday morning-listening to very good music and looking out on to beautiful views-plus home made malt loaf and excellent coffee!
We continue to meet the first Monday of the month-at 10-30 a.m.
We would like more members-so please try a session!
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