Programmes    - 19th and 20th century

19th Century Repertoire

 

2 Players

 

'Nocturne'  (Oboe & Harp)
 A programme of 19th century duos for harp and oboe using  a triebert oboe from c.1840, a treibert cor anglais from c.1855 and a Gothic Pedal harp.

In this programme we perform rarely heard music by Brod, one of the leading oboists and oboe developers of his day along with Pasculli, the ‘paganini of the oboe’ and Bochsa a harpist who developed modern harp technique. 

 

Bochsa                            Nocturne op.50 no.3                                    

Solo Harp Piece                                                                                                     

Brod                                Nocturne op.16                                                               

 

Pasculli                           Ommage a Bellini  (cor anglais & harp)                  

Solo harp Piece                                                                                                       

Jadin                               Soirees                                                                                       

                                    

          

3 Players

 

'Nocturne'  (Oboe, Bassoon & Harp)

A programme of 19th century duos and trios for harp, bassoon and oboe using a triebert oboe from c.1840, a treibert cor anglais from c.1855,  a French bassoon from c.1840 and a Gothic Pedal harp.

In this programme we perform rarely heard music by Brod, one of the leading oboists and oboe developers of his day along with Pasculli, the ‘paganini of the oboe’ and Bochsa a harpist who developed modern harp technique.

 

Jadin                                Soirees (oboe & harp)                

Bochsa                            Nocturne  (bassoon & harp)                                                                                                                         

Pasculli                           Ommage a Bellini  (cor anglais & harp)          

 

Spohr                              Adagio (bassoon & harp)            

Spohr                              Solo for harp                                                                          

Brod                                Fantasie en Trio op.5  (oboe, bassoon & harp)         

                                                     

 

‘Fantasie Français’  (Oboe, Bassoon & Piano)

A programme of early 19th century duos and trios for oboe, bassoon and piano using  a triebert oboe from c1840, and a French bassoon from c.1840.

In this programme you will get to explore rarely heard music by leading players of the day; Brod, Triebert and Jancourt along with other works which show off the instruments in their operatic heyday.

 

Henri Brod                       Fantasie en Trio Op.5                                                                                           

Solo bassoon Piece

Gustav Vogt                     Duo on themes from Semiramide by Rossini  

 

C.Triebert & Jancourt      Fantasie Concertante on L’Italiana in Algeri                          

Solo oboe Piece

Clemence de Reiset        Trio de Salon                                                                               

 

 

‘Fantasie Français II' - (Oboe, Bassoon & Piano)

A programme of late 19th century duos and trios for oboe, bassoon and piano using period instruments; a triebert oboe from 1860, and a Buffet-Crampon bassoon.

In this programme you will get to explore rarely heard music which show the instruments at their most virtuosic in music that is turning away from the excesses of 19th century show music towards the music of the 20th century.

 

Comptess de Grandval     Grand Trio                                                     

Koechlin                               Au Loin (Cor Angiais & Piano)                                                                              

Jules Pillivestre                    Jupiter et Danae                                                    

                                   

Emile Agnel                         Trio Pastorale (Cor Anglais, Bassoon & Piano)     

H. Jancourt                          Bassoon Sonata

Theodophile C Lalliet        Terzetto op.22                                                       

 

 

 

20th Century Repertoire

 

2 PLAYERS

 

 ‘A grand Tour’  (Oboe/Cor Anglais and Harp)

A programme of rarely heard original works for oboe and harp from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. With music from England France, Wales, Israel and Italy, you will be taken on a grand tour of styles and moods, including the English folk music, Hebrew melodies, and French romantic impressions.

The programme includes the stunning Ommage a Bellini – an exquisite work written for the virtuoso Italian oboist Pasculli to play with his daughter.

 

Alwyn,William                     Suite 1944-5 to Goossens & sister Sidonie 1st perf. 1946               

Nicholas, Morgan              Melody (arr.Goossens) pub.1949                                                                    

SOLO HARP          

Pasculli (died 1924)           Ommagio a Bellini for cor anglais & harp                                     

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Koechlin 1867-1950          Au Loin (1896) for cor anglais & harp              

Bantock, Granville             Hamabdil (1919)  arr. for cor anglais & harp                     

SOLO for HARP  

Soulage, Marcelle             Pastorale op.15 (1920)   

Hodgson, Peter                 Elegie for Leon and Marie Goossens 

 

‘Rhapsodie’  (Oboe & Organ)

A programme of rarely heard original works for oboe and organ from late 19th and early 20th century Germany. Using the now abandoned German fingering system oboe  made by one of Germany's leading woodwind manufactures, Mönnig c.1903, this programme explores the handful of works written between 1880 and 1950 in a musical partnership that was revived following its demise in the late 18th century.

 

Josef G Rheinberger         Andane Pastorale

F Matthison-Hansen        Cantilena

Otto E Goepfart                Andante Religioso

Solo organ

Hans Koessler                   Allerseelen

Solo organ

Hertel                                Partita no.1 in C

 

Hanns Schindler              Sonate op.38

Solo organ

Richard Fricke                   Hirtenmusik

Karl Mille                           Andante Religioso

 

 

3 PLAYERS

 

'Serenade' (Flute, Oboe/Cor Anglais, Harp)

Experience the sound of flute, oboe and harp in a programme of original music from the early 20th century. Works include duo's and trio's from France, England and Italy played on a Loree oboe (1902) Erard hard (1890) and period flute. 

 

Anselme Vinée                    Trio-Serenade c.1889 (cor anglais, flute, harp)                                                                      

Duo                                       (for flute, harp)

Alwyn,W                                Suite 1944-5 (for Leon & Sidonie Goossens) Flute hp piece                                                                                       Lovregglio                             Notturno (flute, cor anglais, piano/harp) 

 

Eisler                                     Sonata 1935 (flute, oboe, harp)                                                                                                

Soulage, Marcelle               Pastorale op.15 1920 (flute, oboe, harp)

Bax, Arnold                          Sonata for flute & harp (1928)

Hodgson, Peter                   Elegie (for Leon & Marie Goossens)  (oboe, harp) 

Soulage                                 Trio 1919 (flute, oboe, harp)            

 

 

‘French Expressions’  (Oboe/Cor Anglais, French System Bassoon & Piano)

Experience the ‘French Sound’ at the turn of the twentieth century.

Using instruments by the most important French makers of the day (Loree oboe,1902; Loree cor anglais, 1898; Buffet-Crampon bassoon, 1922) Charme du Hautbois reveal the forgotten colours and sounds of French woodwind as known and loved by some of the most important French twentieth century composers for the instruments.

 

Comtess de Grandval     Grand Trio (<1907) 3 mvts (3,2,4)                                 

Koechlin                            Sonata for Bassoon and Piano  (1919)                                    

Robert Planel                    Andante et Scherzo (1931)                                              

 

Nancarrow                        Sarabande and Scherzo (1930)      

Saint-Saëns                       Sonata for Oboe and Piano (1921)                                      

Poulenc                             Trio (1926)                                                                                   

                                                        

                

'A Reed in the Wind' (Oboe, French System Basssoon & Piano)

A programme of English music from the first half of the twentieth century using a Thumbplate Loree oboe from 1905 and French System Buffet Bassoon from 1922 previously owned by the leading bassoonist Cecil James. Experience the lost colours and lightness of sound that made the English School of playing famous throught the world in music by some of the UK's greatest composers and players.

 

Geoffrey Bush                   Trio (1952)     

Sir Edward Elgar                Romance for Bassoon and Orchestra (1910)

Sir Benjamin Britten         Two insect pieces (1935)                                                    

                                                                              

 

Thomas Pitfield                 Trio

Alan Richardson                Three pieces for cor anglais and piano

Ralph Vaughan-Williams  Six studies in English Fok Song.

Michael Head                    Trio (1935)                                                                                                                               

                                                                        

 

4 PLAYERS 

 

‘An English Phantasy’  (oboe, violin, viola, cello)

A  programme of English music for oboe and strings from the first half of the twentieth century. Using a period Loree oboe from 1905 as championed by Leon Goossens, this concert reveals rarely heard treasures and the lost kaleidoscope of sounds and colour associated with the oboe at this time.


                                                                                           

Arnold Cooke                      Quartet (1948) 

Sir Lennox Berkeley           Adagio from String Trio op.19  (1943)                                           
Ernest John Moeran           Fantasy Quartet (1946)

 

Rutland Boughton             Three songs without words (1937)

Rebecca Clarke                   Two Duos for viola & cello (c.1916)

Sir Benjamin Britten          Phantasy Quartet (1933)                                                                                                                                                  

 


5 PLAYERS 

 

'Pastorale’  (oboe, violin, violin, viola, cello)

A chance to hear a ‘taste of England’ in this quintessentially English music for oboe and strings from the first half of the twentieth century. Using a period Loree oboe from 1905 as championed by Leon Goossens, and gut strings, this concert reveals forgotten treasures and sounds once familiar to English audiences.

 

Sir Arnold Bax                     Quintet (1922)    

Gustave Holst                     Three Pieces (1896, revised 1910)       

                                                                                 

Sir George Henschel          Shepherds Lament (1925)                                                                                                                                        

Gerald Finzi                         Interlude (1933-6)  

Max Saunders                    Cotswold Pastorale (1940)