For The Birds

November 05, midnight

Sheldon Concert Hall 314-941-6309

Birds have fascinated many composers. This program features some of the more appealing outcomes, composed by Haydn, Vaughan-Williams, Daquin, Saint-Saëns, Schumann and Grieg.

Haydn- String Quartet, Hob. lll-39 Op. 33, “The Bird”

Vaughan-Williams- The Lark Ascending, for violin and piano

Haydn- String Quartet No. 5 in D Major, Op. 64, “The Lark”

Saint-Saëns- The Swan, from The Carnival of the Animals

Schumann- Cuckoo in Hiding, from ‘Album for the Young,’ Op. 68

Grieg- Lyric Pieces, Book lll, Op. 43-4 (Little Bird)

Smetana- (Czech Dances ll) Slepička (Little Hen)