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Radio 3's month-long celebration of the music and culture of the Baroque continues with chamber music by Handel, live from St Lawrence Whitchurch, Little Stanmore, the church where Handel played the organ while working for the Duke of Chandos at his nearby house at Cannons. The performers are the Academy of Ancient Music, directed by Richard Egarr.

Introduced by Sean Rafferty

Academy of Ancient Music:
Rachel Brown (flute & recorder)
Pavlo Beznosiuk (violin)
Richard Egarr (harpsichord & organ)

Handel: Flute Sonata in E minor, Op.1 No.1
Handel: Violin Sonata in G minor, Op.1 No.10
Organ improvisation after a Handel Op.1 sonata
Handel: Recorder Sonata in C, Op.1 No.7
Geminiani: Violin Sonata in D.

58 minutes

Last on

Thu 7 Mar 2013 13:00
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