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Rites of Remembrance

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 14 November 2010

Lucie Skeaping presents highlights of a concert from the 2010 Brighton Early Music Festival. The soprano Emma Kirkby is joined by the International Baroque Players, and the newly formed BREMF Consort of Voices, directed by Deborah Roberts. The concert includes music written in remembrance of the dead, laments from the Old Testament and Classical myths set by composers including Purcell and Pergolesi; Lucie Skeaping introduces a selection of music from the concert in today's programme.

Music Played

7 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Sigismondo d'India

    Sigismondo d'India Amico hai vinto

    Performers: Emma Kirkby (soprano), Jadran Duncumb (theorbo)

    BBC RECORDING

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Chorus 'Great Minds', Dido's Lament and chorus 'With drooping wings' (from the opera 'Dido

    Performers: Emma Kirkby (soprano), The International Baroque Players, Johannes Pramsohler (leader), Brighton Early Music Festival Consort of Voices, Deborah Roberts (director)

    BBC RECORDING

  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Concerto for 4 violins & orchestra in A major (excerpt)

    Performers: The International Baroque Players, Johannes Pramsohler (leader)

    PRIVATE RECORDING

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    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto (Sinfonia) for violin & orchestra in C major, RV.192: excerpt from Part 1: Allegr

    Performers: The International Baroque Players, Johannes Pramsohler (leader)

    PRIVATE RECORDING

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    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto (Sinfonia) for violin & orchestra in C major, RV.192: excerpt from Part 4: Allegr

    Performers: The International Baroque Players, Johannes Pramsohler (leader)

    PRIVATE RECORDING

  • Image for Pietro Antonio Locatelli

    Pietro Antonio Locatelli Il Pianto d'Arianna

    Performers: The International Baroque Players, Johannes Pramsohler (leader)

    BBC RECORDING

  • Image for Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Arias from 'Orfeo': 'Nel chiuso centro', 'Euridice, e dove, e dove sei?', 'Si, che pieta n

    Performers: Emma Kirkby (soprano), The International Baroque Players, Johannes Pramsohler (leader)

    BBC RECORDING

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