Music Appreciation (Tuesday)


Activity

We meet to listen to some wonderful music, with coffee too!

Where and when

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10 am at the home of a group member.

Other information

We have vacancies for two new members, anyone who is interested do please contact Peter for more information.

Contact details

Peter Ellement 01858 432966


News

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – June meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In June, Peter presented a programme of music with the title of Summer.  We began with ‘A Song before Sunrise’, one of several pieces by Frederick Delius (1862-1934).  This was followed by ‘Fresh Morning’ by Eric Coates (1886-1957) and the poem ‘Adlestrop’ read by […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – May meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am and in May, the programme of music was presented by Roger.  We began with ‘L’Estro Armonico Concerto No 10 in B Minor’ by Vivaldi (1678-1741).  This was followed by the ‘Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis’ by Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and the ‘Hungarian […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – April meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In April the programme of music was presented by Amanda. We began with ‘Vespers’ by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) and this was followed by the ‘Serenade No 6 in D Major (Senata Notturna)’ by Mozart (1756-1791) and the ‘Pelleas et Melisande Suite and Pavane’ by […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – March meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am and our March meeting contained just two works.  We began with the ‘Piano Sonata No 17 in G Major (The Tempest)’ by Beethoven.  This is one of three sonatas written during 1803 to 1804 under the Opus 31 label and we are now over […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – February meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In February we continued with our plan to listen to all the Beethoven (1770-1827) piano sonatas when we reached the ‘Piano Sonata No 16 in G Major’.  This is the first sonata in the Middle Period of Beethoven’s development of the piano sonata.  The […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – January meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In January we continued with our plan to listen to all the Beethoven (1770-1827) piano sonatas when we got to the ‘Piano Sonata No.15 in D Major (Pastoral)’.  This is the last of the era of the grande sonate in Beethoven’s development of the […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – December meeting

In December at our Christmas meeting members played a piece of their own choice.  During the morning we heard ‘Prelude and De Teum’ by Charpentier; ‘Slavonic Dances’ by Tchaikovsky; ‘Danse Macabre’ by Saint-Saens; ‘Can-Can’ from ‘Orpheus in the Underworld’ by Offenbach; ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’ sung by Bryn Terfel; ‘Mephisto Waltz No 1’ by Liszt; […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – November meeting

We meet at 10am on the third Tuesday of each month.  In November Peter presented the programme of music.  We started the morning with the ‘Piano Concert No 14 in C Sharp Minor (Moonlight)’ by Beethoven (1770-1827).  This was followed by the ‘Czech Suite’ and then the ‘Symphonic Poem – the Noon Witch’ by Dvorak […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – October meeting

Peter presented the programme of music at our meeting in October.  We started the morning with the ‘Academic Festival Overture’ by Brahms (1833-1897).  This was followed by the ‘Piano Sonata No. 13 in E Flat Major’ by Beethoven (1770-1827) and the ‘Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn’ by Brahms.  After coffee we finished the […]

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Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – September meeting

In September Peter presented the programme of music which was dedicated to Dick Myrton, who hosted the group meetings with Sue back in 2000.  Dick attended the group over the last sixteen years and we will miss his genial presence.  It was lovely to have Sue with us just a few days after Dick’s funeral. […]