1/9 Catherine Bott explores Francesco Cavalli's groundbreaking opera Giasone.
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Lucie Skeaping presents the ensemble Baroque Fever in sonatas from 17th-century Italy.
Music by 17th-century Italian composer and virtuoso violinist Giuseppe Torelli. (R)
Lucie Skeaping talks to Jeffrey Skidmore about early musical developments in Mexico.
Catherine Bott explores the background to the Air de Cour or French court song.
Catherine Bott explores the life and music written for King Henry IV of France.
Lucie Skeaping talks to Laurence Dreyfus, founder/director of viol consort Phantasm. (R)
Lucie Skeaping on music that accompanied the visits of Halley's Comet from 1066 to 1759.
Exploring the music and entertainments put on for Philip V of Spain in Naples in 1702.
Lucie Skeaping talks to countertenor Andreas Scholl about his career and recordings.