Bristol Music Club – Current Concert Programme

Visitors are welcome to attend club evenings

Admission: £5 (£1.50 under 18s)

All Tuesday programmes start at 7.30 p.m.

Spring 2017

Tuesday 10th January at 7.30pm
Richard Little

An Evening of Contemporary Chamber Jazz by David Mowatt

Autumn in Easton – a ballad or word-less hymn
Unusually So – a samba
Persephone’s Descent – a ballad and freeform improvisation
Jig for Gill – a 3/4 piece with elements of celtic, West African music and klezmer
The Levels – a folk song (without words)
Last Past The Post – a latin dance tune and swing


Justin – an Arabic groove
Rainbow’s a Gift For Me – a ballad
Mustapha’s song – an Ogaden desert blues
Dance For Timshel – a gentle Balkan ambient piece
Valentin Soldiers – rock or reggae feel
Forward and Back – a New Orleans’ swing

Knud Stuwe guitar and oud, Federico Leonori double bass,
Len Aruliah alto saxophone (tbc)
David Mowat
trumpet, Paolo Adamo drums

Tuesday 24th January at 7.30pm
Helen Goodman

Sonata for piano and violin. Opus 30 no.3 in G.b                     Beethoven
Allegro assai, Tempo di Minuetto, Allegro vivace

Sonata for violin and piano                                                                          Ravel
Allegretto, Blues, Perpetuum mobile


Two pieces for violin and piano. (To Vivien and Larry)                               Walton
Canzonetta Scherzetto
Sonata for violin and piano.                                                                                           Walton
Allegro tranquillo, Variazioni: Theme, Andante, Var.1 tempo poco più mosso,
Var.2 a tempo quasi improvisando, Var.3 Alla Marcia molto vivace,
Var.4. Allegro molto, Var. 5 Allegretto con moto, Var 6 Scherzando,
Var 7 Andante tranquillo, Coda: Molto vivace.

Lorna Osbon – Violin and Matthew Bale- Piano

Tuesday 7th February at 7.30pm
Peter Scott

4 Chorales                                                         J.S. Bach (arr.Fournier)

Sonata No. 3, Opus. 69 in A major                                        Beethoven
Allegro, ma non tanto, Scherzo: Allegro molto, Adagio cantabile-Allegro vivace


Sonata No. 2, Opus 99 in F major                                   Brahms
Allegro vivace, Adagio affettuoso, Allegro passionato, Allegro molto
Vocalise                                                                 Rachmaninoff
Requiebros                                                                   Cassado
Oblivion                                                                         Piazzolla

Leah Leong ‘cello, Leah Park piano

Tuesday 21st February at 7.30pm
Richard Thompson

Adagio in G from String Quintet in F                                       Anton Bruckner

Phantasy Quintet                                                                          Ralph Vaughan Williams
Prelude, Scherzo, Alla Sarabanda, Burlesca


String Quintet in C Major K515                                    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Allegro, Andante, Menuetto (Allegretto), Allegro

Julia Belyavin, Brenda Stacey
Romana Bevington, Richard Thompson,
Helen Godfrey, cello

Tuesday 7th March at 7.30pm
Tom Latham

The English Oboe

The Watermill                                            Ronald Binge
Oboe Sonata
                                                York Bowen
Allegretto grazioso, Andantino espressivo, Finale
Oboe Quartet                                                   Lennox Berkeley
Moderato, Allegro, Andante


Oboe Sonata                                           Edmund Rubbra
Con moto, Lento, Presto
Fantasy Quartet                                          Ernest Moeran

Tom Latham oboe, Andrew Rees violin, Sara Stagg viola,
Mathew Penrose cello, Jolyon Laycock piano

Tuesday 21st March at 7.30pm
Richard Little

Trio Sonata in G minor Op.7 No.6                                                Willem de Fesch (1687 1761)
for two treble recorders and basso continuo
Largo, Alla breve, Minuetto primo-Minuetto secunda
Sonata in A minor                                                   Jean Baptist Loeillet de Gant (1688
for two treble recorders
Adagio, Allegro, Adagio, Giga
Les tours de passe-passe                                                       Francois Couperin (
1668 – 1733)
for virginals
Suite in G minor Marin Marais (1656
for treble and tenor recorders and basso continuo
Prelude, Fantasie, Sarabande, Rondeau,
Gavotte, Plainte, Petit Passacaille, Air


Trio Sonata in G minor                                                                  Gottfried Keller (1650 1704)
for two treble recorders and basso continuo
Adagio, Allegro, Canzona, Vivace

Sonata in A minor                                                                       Georg Telemann (1681 1767)
for viola da gamba and basso continuo
Largo, Allegro, Soave, Allegro

Variations on “Mein junges Leben hat ein End”                               Jan Sweelinck (1562 1621)
for virginals
Trio Sonata in B flat major                                                             Georg Handel (1685
for two treble recorders and basso continuo
Adagio, Allegro-Grave, Allegro

Hazel Fenton, Richard Little recorders,
Frances Zagni
viola da gamba, John Talbot virginals

Tuesday 28th March at 7.30pm
George Lang

String Quartet in G major, K387                                                                 Mozart
Allegro, Minuet, Andante, Allegro
Excerpts from Sunjata’s Time (2015)                                       Fode Lassana Diabate
Sumaworo, Sogolon


String Quartet in E flat, Op 127                                                                   Beethoven
Maestoso/Allegro, Adagio, Presto, Vivace

George Lang and Peter Evans
Romana Bevington
viola, John Lang cello

Tuesday 4th April at 7.30pm
AGM + Helen Goodman

Sonata in B flat major, Hob 41                                        Haydn
Allegro, Allegro di molto
Adagio in B minor K 540                                           Mozart
Intermezzi                                                                  Brahms
Op 116 No 6 in E major  Op 118 in A major
Retrato De Alfredo Gobbi Piazzolla- Angel-Milonga
La nascita delle cose segrete                                  Einaudi
Cornish Sketch                                                   John Vallier
Ghosts of Restormel, The Malvern Rose

Helen Goodman piano


Tuesday 25th April at 7.30pm
Rustom Battiwalla

Tuesday 9th May at 7.30pm
Lynda Tanner

Tuesday 23rd May at 7.30pm
Richard Little
Club Composer’s Evening

Tuesday 30th May at 7.30pm
University Music Department

Tuesday 6th June at 7.30pm
Peter Scott

Tuesday 20th June at 7.30pm
Margaret Peirson

Tuesday 4th July at 7.30pm
Janet Dixon

Tuesday 11th July at 7.30pm
Nancy Taylor





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