The Hoffnung Music Festival Concert / Oxford Union Speech

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GERARD HOFFNUNG
The Hoffnung Music Festival Concert / Oxford Union Speech
Gerard Hoffnung

[ Regis Records / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 15 July 2011

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Regis' disc of Gerard Hoffnung features the two LP recordings for which he is most renowned: the 1956 concert at the Royal Festival Hall, The Hoffnung Music Festival Concert and his 1958 address to the Oxford Union which features the famous Bricklayer's Lament.

Tracks:

The Hoffnung Music Festival Concert, Royal Festival Hall 13th November 1956
1. Speech by Mr T E Bean, General Manager of the Royal Festival Hall
2. Francis Baines: Fanfare
Trumpeters of the Royal Military School of Music conducted by the composer
3. Malcolm Arnold: A Grand Grand Overture
Hoffnung (alias Morley College) Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer
4. Leopold Mozart: Concerto for Hose-pipe and Strings, third movement
Dennis Brain (hose-pipe), Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra / Norman del Mar
5. Franz Reizenstein: Concerto popolare (A Piano Concerto to End All Piano Concertos)
Yvonne Arnaud (piano), Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra / Norman del Mar
6. Haydn arr. Donald Swann: Symphony No.94 in G 'Surprise', Andante
Soloists: members of the BBC Music Division, Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra / Lawrence Leonard
7. Speech by Gerard Hoffnung
8. Chopin arr. Daniel Abrams: Mazurka No.47 in A minor Op. 68 No. 2
Tuba Quartet
9. Humphrey Searle: Lochinvar for speakers and percussion to words by Sir Walter Scott
Speakers Yvonne Arnaud and Gerard Hoffnung / Lawrence Leonard
Gordon Jacob: Variations on 'Annie Laurie'
10. Theme (Alerto, ma non troppo)
11. Variation 1 (Poco inglesemente)
12. Variation 2 (Molto zingaresemente)
13. Variation 3 (Alla gigolo)
14. Variation 5 (Finale: Assai)
Festival Ensemble conducted by the composer

Hoffnung at the Oxford Union, December 4th 1958
15. Part I
16. Part II