Belcea Quartet, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Steinitz Bach Players
Sean Rafferty presents, with live music and guests from the music world
Also today, as part of the Radio 3's Baroque Spring season and build-up to Comic Relief Red Nose Day, the third of our Beastly Baroque series:
Eavesdrop on the extra-musical difficulties encountered by Bach, Lully, Monteverdi, Purcell and Handel, as Simon Russell Beale stars as five of the greatest Baroque composers. Fun family listening, also featuring Felicity Duncan, Philip Pope, and Mitch Benn.
3/5 'The Full Monteverdi' - Being one of the greatest and most revolutionary composers of all time doesn't make getting paid any easier.
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