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Episode 2

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 26 February 2012

The "Polish Baroque" - Lucie Skeaping, aided by Polish music expert Adrian Thomas, explore a rich vein of 17th and early 18th Century vocal and instrumental music from Poland, as performed by the group Retrospect directed by Matthew Halls.
In the second of two programmes exploring early music from Poland, Lucie reflects on highlights from a concert given by Retrospect recorded at last year's Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, which featured music by Mikołaj Zieleński, Adam Jarzębski, Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Stanisław Sylwester Szarzyński and Damian Stachowicz.

Performers in the Retrospect Ensemble:

Sopranos: Julie Cooper, Ildiko Allen; Counter-tenor: David Martin; Tenor: Richard Rowntree; Basses: Charles Pott, Richard Savage; Violins: Dan Edgar, Nia Lewis; Cello: Sarah McMahon; Double Bass: Kate Aldridge; Trumpets: Neil Brough, John Hutchins.

Music Played

6 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Adam Jarzebski

    Adam Jarzebski Canzon Quinta

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for Mikołaj Zieleński

    Mikołaj Zieleński Domus mea

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for Stanislaw Sylwester Szarzynski

    Stanislaw Sylwester Szarzynski Iesu spes mea

    Performers: Julie Cooper (soprano), Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for Adam Jarzebski

    Adam Jarzebski Chromatica

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for Damian Stachowicz

    Damian Stachowicz Veni Consolator

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki

    Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki Completorium

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    BBC recording

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