Music Appreciation; Report on the 24th February 2016 meeting

David Dennis gave a presentation on Scandinavian music which included pieces by composers from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

He went through each country in turn.  He had a good selection of music which was appreciated by the 16 members who were present.  Press the “Read more” tag to see what music we heard.Norway

Johan Malvorsen; “Entry March of the Boyars”

Ole Bornemann Bull; “The Meremaiden’s Sunday”

Edvard Grieg; 1st movement of the “Holberg Suite”, “Norwegian Dance”, “March of the Trolls”, a lyric piece for piano and “Solvig’s Song” from Peer Gynt.

Sweden

Hugo Alfven; “Shepherd Girl’s Dance”

Ture Rangstrom; “Divertimento Elegiaco”

Franz Berwald; 1st movement of “Symphony No 3”

Dag Wiren; “March” from Serenade for Strings

Denmark

Carl Nielsen; “Wondrous Evening Air”, “Intermezzo” from Little Suite for Strings, and “Negro Dance” from the Aladdin Suite.

Fini Henriques; “Dance of the Mosquitoes”.

Hans Christian Lumbye “Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop”

Finland

Armas Jarnefelt; “Praeludium for Small Orchestra”.

Jean Sibelius; 1st movement of “Symphony No 3” and “March” from the Karelia Suite.

 

End of report.

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