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The History of the Horn

Saturday 7 January 2006 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Roger Montgomery describes and demonstrates the progression of the Horn from Cave to Concert Hall, taking in a Tibetan Monastery and a Swiss Alp on the way.

Music to include Va taciti from Handel's Julius Caesar, Mozart Duet for two natural horns, Dauprat Duo and a Divertimento by Gallay for the Clagget patent horn - every home should have one.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Jaques Francois Gallay: Caprice
Performed in lecture

Handel: Julius Caesar: Va tacito e nascosto
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Roger Norrington
Roger Montgomery horn
David Daniels countertenor
Operatic Arias Virgin7243 5 45326 tk 3

Anon: Serenade for 21 Russian Horns - excerpt

Mozart: Symphony No 25 - excerpt
Performed in lecture

Jaques Francois Gallay: Grand Etude (two excerpts)
Performed in Lecture

Saint-Saens: Romance in E excerpt
Performed in Lecture

Bach: B minor mass "Quoniam tu solus Sanctus
Roger Montgomery horn
Michael George bass
Orchestra of the Sixteen
Harry Christophers
Collins Classics 70322 CD1 tk 11

Berlioz: Romeo and Juliette - excerpt

Wagner: Tannhaüser - excerpt

Louis Francois Dauprat Duet
Roger Montgomery and Aidan McConville
Performed in Lecture

Telemann: Concerto in E flat for two horns and strings.
Allegro and Vivace
Roger Montgomery , Gavin Edwards horns
The Orchestra of the Golden Age
Telemann Tafelmusik vol 4 NAXOS 8.553732 tk13




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