you arrive and the city is at your feet:
Coates: London Calling
Langford: London Miniatures: No. 1: London Calls
Coates: London Suite, “London Everyday”: III. Knightsbridge: March
Elgar: 5 Military Marches, Op. 39, “Pomp and Circumstance”:
No. 1 in D Major, “Land of Hope and Glory”
Time to slow down?
Britten: Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op. 74: I. Proverb I: The Pride of the Peacock… , II. London
Ireland: London Pieces: I. Chelsea Reach
perhaps a concert or a show?
Sondheim: Sweeney Todd: Act I: No Place Like London
Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob.I:104, “London”: IV. Finale: Spirituoso
Weill: Three-Penny Opera: Act I: Liebeslied (Love Song): Siehst du den Mond uber Soho?
Norman: Dr. No: The James Bond Theme
And to check that you saw everything and did it all….
- Destination Brazil Brazil and its main city, Rio de Janeiro, came to life for many people
- Destination Rome The city of Rome is a city of ancient forums and modern traffic
- Destination Cairo One side of the river are the modern buildings of today
- Destination Dublin We associate Dublin, and, perhaps, all of Ireland with folk music.
Clara Wieck-Schumann (1819-1896)
“Composing Gives Me Great Pleasure” How did Clara manage her role as a wife, mother, pianist and composer?
- By the Light of the Silvery Moon Moon songs in the 20th century
- The Dark Trip – d’Indy’s Tableaux du voyage Music inspired by Germany’s Black Forest and Tyrol regions
The Scottish Inspiration
Sir Walter Scott Ivanhoe and Kenilworth in opera settings