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Martin Peerson and John Milton

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 15 April 2012

Catherine Bott meets Richard Rastall who has been revisiting music by two little known 17th Century English composers: John Milton, the father of the famous poet, and Martin Peerson. The programme includes recordings of some of the music by Ex Cathedra, Sophie Yates and Fretwork with countertenor Michael Chance.

Music Played

8 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Martin Peerson The Fall of the Leafe

    Performers: Hans-Martin Linde (recorder), Konrad Ragossnig (lute)

    EMI, CDC 7 49161-2

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    Martin Peerson Quid vobis videtur

    Performers: Ex Cathedra Consort, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

    HYPERION, CDA 67490

  • Image for Martin Peerson

    Martin Peerson Laboravi in gemitu meo

    Performers,: Ex Cathedra Consort, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

    HYPERION, CDA 67490

  • Image for Martin Peerson

    Martin Peerson Fantasia "Acquaintance" (G minor) a 6; Almaine (G minor) a 6; Fantasia "Beauty" (G major)

    Performers: Fretwork

    REGENT, REGCD 341

  • Image for John Milton

    John Milton Fantasia 1 a 5 (G minor); Fantasia 4 a 5 (D minor); Fantasia 5 a 5 (A minor)

    Performers: Fretwork

    REGENT, REGCD 341

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    John Milton In Nomine "If that a sinner's sighs"

    Performers: Fretwork, with Michael Chance (countertenor)

    REGENT, REGCD 341

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    Martin Peerson Piper's Pavan / The Primerose

    Performer: Sophie Yates (virginals)

    REGENT

  • Image for Martin Peerson

    Martin Peerson Fantasia (D minor) a 6

    Performers: Fretwork

    REGENT, REGCD341

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