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

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – September

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In August Jan presented the programme and we watched a video recording of each of the four pieces we heard. We listened to and watched two pieces by Weber(1788-1826) – the ‘Trio for piano, flute and cello in G […]

cello scroll

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – August

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In July Peter presented the programme  based around music played at the recent Promenade Concert to mark the ‘40th Anniversary of the BBC Young Musician of the Year’ competition. All the soloists had been competitors in the event at […]

Music Appreciation(Tuesday) – July

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In June Amanda presented the programme of music. We began with the Symphony No.9 in E flat by Shostakovich(1906-1975) and this was followed by a selection from Carmina Burana by Carl Orff(1895-1982). After coffee we listened to Venus, Mercury […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – June

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 19 June when Amanda will present the programme of music. We have two vacancies in the Group, so please contact me if you are interested in joining. Peter Ellement   01858 432966

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – May

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In April we heard a selection of music which started off with myths and legends and finished with a story of passion and unrequited love. We began with ‘Night on Bare Mountain’ composed by Modest Mussorgsky(1839-1881). This was followed […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – April

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In March we heard a selection of music composed by J S Bach(1685-1750) and his four sons, Wilhelm Friedemann(1710-1784), Carl Philipp Emanuel(1714-1788), Johann Christian Friedrich((1732-1795) and Johann Christian(1735-1782). What a family and what talent! Our next meeting is on […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – March

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In February we heard a selection of music composed in the 19th and 20th centuries. We began with the ‘Symphony No. 5 in in D minor’ by Dmitry Shostakovich(1906-1976) first performed in November 1937. After coffee we listened to […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – February

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In January we heard a selection of music from pantomime, ballet and opera including the Coppelia Suite by Delibes(1836-1891) and part of the first act from La Boheme by Puccini including the love duet between Mimi and Rodolfo, surely […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – December

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5 Holdenby Close, MH, at 10am. In November Jan presented the programme of music. We began the morning with ‘Flos Campi’ by Vaughan Williams(1872- 1956). This suite for solo viola, small orchestra and (wordless) choir is an absolute delight. We followed this with ‘Serenade for […]

Music Appreciation (Tuesday) – October meeting

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10am.  In October, Amanda presented the programme of music.  We began the morning with the ‘Symphony No 1 (Titan)’ by Mahler (1860 – 1911).  This is a monumental work lasting an hour – it was great to have the opportunity to hear it uninterrupted.  After […]