Music For Pleasure

Co-ordinator Peter Franklin Peter_Franklin MusicFP
Telephone 01908 501937
E-mail music.for.pleasure@buckinghamu3a.org.uk
Weekday 3rd Wednesday
Time 2:30 to 4:30 pm
Venue House

About the group

The Music for Pleasure group has as its principle the introduction of members to music they may not know or to new aspects of familiar music.

At each meeting, a member presents a programme of music that they enjoy – classical, jazz, light music, or any other genre, with comment from the presenter and discussion of the music chosen.

Some subjects of meetings earlier this year are listed below. Click on the name if you would like more details of the music played:

“Folk Music Influences on Classical Composers”
The Mighty Fistful (about the Russian composers Borodin, Balakirev,      Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Cui)
“A Personal Walk through the Decades of the Twentieth Century “
“Chamber Music from Four Centuries”
“Overtures”
“B Strings” (music for string instruments by composers with names start with “B”)
“The life and works of Gerald Finzi
“Birdsong in Music”.
Eclectic_As (an eclectic collection of music by composers whose names begin with “A”, from Abe to Arnold)
Music Of conflict from Beethoven to Britten
American Music from Ives to Gershwin and beyond.
The next meeting on April 19 at 2:30 will be entitled “Water, Water Everywhere” – about rivers and the sea,

In the future we plan to arrange visits to concerts, etc. and inviting guest speakers or performances.

To join the group, please contact the co-ordinator by phone or email.

 

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