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Music Appreciation Group One

by Glenys - 21:05 on 27 February 2022


The current full complement of Music Appreciation Group One met for the first time since Covid lockdowns were introduced in 2020 on Monday, 7th February.  The meeting was held at Glenys’s house, and it was a delight being able to enjoy each other’s company and, once again, listen to wonderful music as a group. The theme of “Composers, musicians or compositions beginning with the letter ‘R’, resulted in the following selections:

Jean-Philippe RAMEAU, “Les sauvages, Forêts paisibles/Les Indes galantes”, Les Arts Florrisants conducted by William Christie;

ROMEO and Juliet, “Soundtrack of the film”;

Josef Gabriel RHEINBURGER, “String quartet No 2 in F major, Op 147– Adagio”, Camerata             Quartet;

RUSSELL Watson, “Panis Angelicus”;

Maurice RAVEL, “Sonatine – Animé, pianist Artur Pizarro;

Sergei RACHMANINOV, “14 Romances, Op.34; 14, Vocalise”, Daniel Hope (violin) and Christoph Israel (piano);

Sviatoslav RICHTER, Cesar Franck’s “Piano Quintet in F”, played by the Borodin Quartet;

Artur RUBINSTEIN, Chopin’s “Piano Concerto No 1 – Romance”;

Maurice RAVEL “Kaddish”, played by Daniel Hope (violin), Philip Dukes (viola) and Paul Watkins      (cello);

John RUTTER, “Distant Land”, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra;

Sergei RACHMANINOV, “Symphony No 2 in E minor, Op.27”, BBC Philharmonic conducted by      Edward Downes:

Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, “Procession of the Nobles” from “Mlada”, played by the Slovak       Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Richard Hayman.

The next meeting, to be held on Monday, 7th March, will again be at Glenys’s house, and the theme will be:  Composers, or compositions, beginning with the letter ‘S’.




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