Concert 2 2017 Planet Earth

Concert Planet Earth

Saturday 20th May 2017 at 7.00pm

At St Stephen’s Anglican Church

360 Church Street, Richmond, in Melbourne, Australia – enter via the rear


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These are the works being performed by The Grainger Wind Symphony conducted by music director and principal conductor Roland Yeung.

  • Tune in a Popular London Style from In A Nutshell Suite by Percy Grainger arr. Barry Kopetz
  • Near Woodstock Town by Percy Grainger arr. Ray Cramer
  • Jupiter from The Planets by Gustav Holst
  • Symphony No.3 Planet Earth by Johan de Meij
    • 1) Lonely Planet
    • 2) Planet Earth
    • 3) Mother Earth.


PROGRAM NOTES Gustav Holst and Jupiter from The Planets

Gustav Holst website click here

Program Notes The Planets click here

PERCY GRAINGER the composer

Percy Grainger on Wikipedia click here

Tune in a Popular London Style is an air with a ‘Music Hall’ flavour embodying the London blend of gaiety with wistfulness so familiar in the performances of George Grossmith, Jr., and other vaudeville artists.


PROGRAM NOTES & VIDEO Planet Earth by de Meij

Program notes from the composer’s website click here

A YouTube video of Symphony No. 3 Planet Earth by Johan de Meij conducted by the composer

1st movement Lonely Planet YouTube video click here

2nd movement Planet Earth YouTube video click here

3rd movement Mother Earth Part I YouTube video click here Part 2 click here