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Episode 2

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 10 June 2012

Continuing this weekend of music recorded at this year's Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, Lucie Skeaping introduces highlights of a concert of French music by Francois Couperin. The concert was given by Musica ad Rhenum under director and flautist Jed Wentz.
The Canadian soprano Andreanne Paquin joins the ensemble in a cantata by Francois Colin de Blamont.

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    François Couperin Courantes, Sarabande, Gigue, Chaconne, Gavotte & Minuet from ‘La Francoise’ (from ‘Les Nations’)

    Performers: Musica ad Rhenum, Jed Wentz (flute/director)

    BBC recording

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    François Couperin Douzieme Concert (from ‘Les gouts-reunis’)

    Performers: Cassandra Luckhardt (viola da gamba), Job ter Haar (cello)

    BBC recording


    FRANCOIS COLIN de BLAMONT Cantata ‘La toilette de Vénus’

    Performers: Andréanne Paquin (soprano), Musica ad Rhenum, Jed Wentz (flute/director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for François Couperin

    François Couperin Le Parnasse or The Apotheosis of Corelli

    Performers: Marion Moonen (flute), Igor Ruhadze (violin), Job ter Haar (cello), Marijn Sloappendel (harpsichord)

    BBC recording



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