12.30pm, Thursday 8th June 2017
2017 Season Sponsor:
Patricia Morgan Optician
Leatherhead Concert &
Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)
Kvintet for Flöte, Obo, Klarinet, Horn og Fagot, Op. 43 (1922)
1 Allegro ben moderato
Franz Danzi (1763-1826)
from Three Wind Quintets Op 56
Wind Quintet No 2 in G minor
3 Menuetto alegretto
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Le Tombeau de Couperin (Suite d'Orchestre) (1914-1917)
Orchestral suite arranged by Mason Jones (1919-2009)
1 Prélude - Vif (1er Lt Jacques Charlot)
2 Fugue - Allegro moderato (2me Lt Jean Cruppi)
3 Menuet - Allegro moderato (Jean Dreyfus)
4 Rigaudon - Assez vif (Pierre et Pascal Gaudin)
Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006)
Three Shanties for Woodwind Quartet op 4 (1943)
1 Allegro con brio (Drunken Sailor)
2 Allegretto semplice (Boney was a warrior)
3 Allegro vivace (Johnny come down to Hilo)
The five members of Cavendish Winds
come to us today after a morning performing for the pupils
at Leatherhead Trinity School.
We hope to raise enough money today to fund both the lunchtime concert and the work with the School.
We open with Carl Nielsen's lovely Wind Quintet. The performance here is by the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, performing in the Samobor Music Festival, Croatia. You will be able to listen to the complete quintet, whereas at today's concert we have time only for the first movement.
Next we hear Franz Danzi's Wind Quintet No 2 in G minor - the earliest work in today's programme.
The musicians in this 2016 recording are the Veits Quintet : Sunghyun cho, flute, Kyeong Ham, oboe, Ricardo Silva, horn,
Rie Koyama, bassoon, and Han Kim, clarinet.
The claim to be THE French Wind Quintet is a big one. However, when it comes from five principals of the Orchestre National de France and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France the claim is well merited ! And yes, they are all principals in both orchestras. So it is that we hear Philippe Bernold, flute, Olivier Doise, oboe, Patrick Messina, clarinet, Julien Hardy, bassoon, and Hervé Joulain, horn, with the orchestral version of
Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin.
This wind arrangement is by American horn player Mason Jones who set the four movements of Ravel's orchestral suite (the piano original has six movements).
Our concert closes with the setting of Three Shanties by Malcolm Arnold. Here are the Sideris Quintet, playing in the Sala Maria Cristina, Malaga, Spain. The three shanties Arnold uses are Drunken Sailor, Boney was a warrior, and Johnny come down to Hilo.