Cobweb Orchestra Musical Book Club

6th August 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lorna Wright

The Musical Book Club
Thursday 6th August. 6.00 pm


Even if you have been part of the Book Club before, you do still need to sign up every time!

We are continuing to welcome any Cobweb player to join the Musical Book Club, even if you haven’t already been part of it. This week’s Book Club will see us continue to explore one of our favourites: The last movement of Beethoven’s 7th Symphony. The parts and score all match in the Brietkopf and Hartel 1863 edition, so we’ll use that available on imslp and no marking up should be required.

Symphony No.7, Op.92 (Beethoven, Ludwig van) – IMSLP: Free Sheet Music PDF Download

We are also delighted to have a few volunteers that will showcase particular examples throughout the discussion.
We will meet on Zoom, which works on all computers, tablets and smart phones. You don’t need to have any special programmes or apps on your device to make it work, you just follow a link which will be sent to you from Lorna the day before the meeting.

For this week’s Book Club, we will be inviting players to stay on the Zoom call longer to join a ‘breakout room’ to allow a chance for members to catch up with one another. Please let me know in advance if there’s particular people you’d like to catch up with and I’ll match you together! Andy is likely to use this feature throughout the session to link up similar instruments or passages of music.

£4/5 (members/non-members)

To make payment, simply make a BACS transaction using the following details:
A/c: 65560297 Sort Code: 08-92-99 Reference: “BOOKCLUB6/your surname”.

If you need to send a cheque, please do send this addressed to ‘The Cobweb Orchestra’ to 5 Valeside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 9LA

Because of the difficulties of using Zoom for large groups, membership of the group will be limited to 25 people. However, unlike Cobweb events, where it is usually “Strictly first come on a desk by desk basis”, there is no limit to the numbers of any one instrument that can enrol, so if the first 25 attendees are all flautists and clarinettists, I’m sure that will lead to a very interesting, if slightly biased, discussion.