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Listening to Classical Music

Meeting Details

Meeting Day3rd Wednesday
Time2.00pm
FrequencyMonthly
LocationCo-ordinator's home
Co-ordinator(s)Mark Miller

What we do

We are a small group and would welcome new members.  We have the benefit of excellent hifi equipment and a large collection of CDs & LPs.

Programme for September–December 2019:
11 Sep - (NB 2nd, not 3rd Wednesday) - Scotland. Music from, about, or in some way connected with Scotland. Featuring Mendelssohn & Bruch, among others.
16 Oct - Dvorak. Ending with either the 5th or the 6th Symphony.
20 Nov - Young people. Music by young composers (e.g. Rossini, Mozart); or for the young (e.g. Schumann, Fauré, Britten, Prokofiev).
18 Dec - Haydn, ending with a symphony. Also something for Christmas.

Reports

May 2019

Recently we have listened to “Music for peace and goodwill, from Mozart to Stravinsky”; Spanish music; and Spain-related music by non-Spanish composers. There are more treats in store, month by month.

November 2018

Recently we have been enjoying a variety of music by Brahms. We don’t plan far ahead, preferring to take it one or two meetings at a time. So far we have listened to a wide range of music from Early English pieces to Maxwell Davies.

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