Reid Chamber Concert

Date: 
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Time: 
1.10 pm
Season/No: 
2009-2010

Unexplored Britten

Participant(s): 

James Geer - tenor
Ronald Woodley - piano

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

Programme

The Queen's Epicedium: 'Incassum, Lesbia' ... Henry Purcell (1659-1695) realised Benjamin Britten
  (Elegy on the death of Queen Mary, 1694)

Five early settings of W. H. Auden and Thomas Lovell Beddoes ... Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
  1. To lie flat on the back (Auden)
  2. If thou wilt east thine heart (Dirge for Wolfram) (Beddoes)
  3. Night covers up the rigid land (Auden)
  4. Wild with passion (Song on the water) (Beddoes)
  5. Fish in the unruffled lakes (Auden)

Sechs Holderlin-Fragmente, op. 61 ... Benjamin Britten
  1. Menschenbeifall (The applause of men)
  
2. Die Heimat (Home)
  
3. Sokrates und Alcibiades (Socrates and Alcibiades)
  
4. Die Jugend (Youth)
  
5. Hälfte des Lebens (Middle of life)
  
6. Die Linien des Lebens (The Lines of Life)

Um Mitternacht (At Midnight) ... Benjamin Britten
  (text by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

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Performance Type:

Programme: 
8-page white A4 folded (with teal header)
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes and translations by Ronald Woodley

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Admission free
Printer(s): 
Reid School of Music
Notes: 

Forthcoming concerts listed at the end of the printed programme