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Baroque Spring: Music for the Baroque Theatre

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 30 March 2013

Catherine Bott makes some selective entrances and exits into the world of English, Spanish and French Baroque music for the spoken theatre.

Featuring music by Purcell, Arne, Lawes, Lully, Charpentier and others.

Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Overture: "Amphitryon"

    Performers: Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    L’Oiseau Lyre, 425 893-2

  • Image for Robert Johnson

    Robert Johnson "Have You Seen the Bright Lily Grow?"

    Performers: Caroline Sampson (soprano), Matthew Wadsworth (lute)

    Wigmore Live, WHLIVE 0034

  • Image for [anonymous]

    [anonymous] "The Cutpurse" (adapted from Packington Pound)

    Performer: Paul Agnew (tenor)

    Philips, 456 507-2

  • Image for William Lawes

    William Lawes "O My Clarissa, thou Cruel Fair"

    Performers: Robin Blaze (countertenor), Elizabeth Kenny (lute)

    Hyperion, CDA 67589

  • Image for Juan Blas de Castro

    Juan Blas de Castro "Desde las torres del alma"

    Performers: Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (director)

    ASTREE, E 8729

  • Image for José Marin

    José Marin "Ojos, que me desdenais "

    Performers: Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (director)

    ASTREE, E 8729

  • Image for Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Jean-Baptiste Lully Seconde Entree: Les Trois Impromptus; Troisieme Entrée: Les Espagnols from 'Le Bourgeois G

    Performers: Bruno Boterf (tenor), Phillipe Roche (bass), Yves Coudray (tenor), La Simphonie de Marais, Hugo Reyne (conductor)

    ACCORD, 472 5122

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Overture – The Old Bachelor

    Performers: Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    L’Oiseau Lyre, 425 893-2

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Hornpipe; "Thus to a ripe, consenting maid"; Hornpipe; "As Amoret and Thyrsis lay" from Co

    Performers: Martyn Hill (tenor), (Judith Nelson/Christopher Kyte - duet), Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    L’Oiseau Lyre, 425 893-2

  • Image for Thomas Arne

    Thomas Arne Where The Bee Sucks

    Performers: Catherine Bott (soprano), The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor)

    Hyperion, CDA 67450

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:03

    Henry Purcell Overture 'Amphitryon'

  • Image for Robert Johnson
    00:08

    Robert Johnson 'Have you seen the bright lily grow?'

  • Image for Anonymous
    00:11

    Anonymous The Cutpurse

  • Image for William Lawes
    00:15

    William Lawes "O My Clarissa, thou Cruel Fair"

  • Image for Juan Blas de Castro
    00:22

    Juan Blas de Castro "Desde las torres del alma"

  • Image for José Marin
    00:26

    José Marin "Ojos, que me desdenais"

  • Image for Jean-Baptiste Lully
    00:31

    Jean-Baptiste Lully Les Trois Impromptus & Les Espagnols from 'Le Bourgeois Genthilhomme'

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:45

    Henry Purcell Overture 'The Old Bachelor'

  • Image for Henry Purcell
    00:48

    Henry Purcell Excerpts from Congreve's 'The Old Bachelor'

  • Image for Thomas Arne
    00:56

    Thomas Arne 'Where the Bee Sucks'

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