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Woodend Winter Arts Festival: Marshall McGuire and Ben Opie Recital

Harp and oboe are perfect partners here in A Song & Dance, performed by Marshall McGuire and Ben Opie
Templeton Street, Woodend VIC, Australia
A special recital from two of Australia’s leading performers. Harp and oboe are perfect partners, often used to depict pastoral or love scenes. In this program, Marshall and Ben present a recital of works ranging from the energetic dances compiled in the 17th century by John Playford, through the timeless beauty of JS Bach, to a collection of Romantic songs, and some new works from Australian composers.
Jacques Ibert: Entr’acte
Reynaldo Hahn: A Chloris
Richard Wagner: Der Engel
Camille Saint-Saens: Le rossignol
Carl Vine: Love Me Sweet
Vincent Plush: The Archduke and the Platypus (world premiere)
i. Pantomime for an Archduke
ii. Little Gymnopedie for a Platypus
iii. The Hunt
iv. Funeral March for a dead Platypus
JS Bach: Andante in C
JS Bach: Goldberg Variations: Aria
Paul Dean: As Long as you learn something new every day
Alphonse Hasselmans: Gitana
Domenico Cimarosa: Concerto for oboe
John Playford: The English Dancing Master
Nobody’s Jig
Mr Lane’s Maggot
Shepherd’s holiday
The Wedding Night


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