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The music of Britain - William Shield & Charles Avison

Saturday 19 November 2005 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Part of the series of programmes dedicated to the music of Britain. Lucie Skeaping heads north east to study the music of two early 18th Century composers, William Shield and Charles Avison. Ashley Byrne heads in the same direction to the ancient settlement of Holy Island.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Shield– ‘Tis only no harm to know it, you know
Emma Kirkby (soprano) / Timothy Roberts (fortepiano)
Hyperion CDA 66497
Track 13

Shield – Quartet in C minor, Op.3, No.6
Salomon Quartet
Hyperion CDA66780
Tracks 4-6

Avison – Sonata Op.5, No.2 in C for harpsichord, 2 violins and cello
London Baroque
Amon Ra CD-SAR 14
Tracks 1-2

Avison – Concerto No.10 in D major
The Brandeburg Consort
Roy Goodman (director)
Hyperion CDA 66891
Disc 2 Tracks 13-16

Avison – Concerto No.6 in D major
Café Zimmermann
Alpha 031
Tracks 1-4


Music in Lindisfarne feature:

Kyrie X1 "orbis factor"
VOCES
Martyn Warren, director
Chappell Recordings
CHAP C17


Our Kaye / The Welcome Home
Kathryn Tickell
Park Records
PRK CD50


Kilfenora / My laddie sits ower late up
Kathryn Tickell
Park Records
PRK CD50





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