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Margot Fonteyn in From Bach to Handel

From Bach to Handel

Your Favourite Baroque Aria

Sunday 10 December 2006 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Your Favourite Baroque Aria: Lucie Skeaping presents a live and interactive edition of the programme featuring listeners' requests, from the well known to the more obscure. Listeners can write to Room 1115, NBH Manchester, Oxford Road, M60 1SJ or call the Radio 3 Audience Line on 08700 100 300. Calls should cost no more than 8p per minute.
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1 hour


1 Handel: Eternal Source of light divine
Robin Blaze, counter-tenor
David Blackadder, trumpet
The Academy of Ancient Music / Stephen Cleobury
EMI Classics CDC 5571402
Track 16

2 Rameau: Ranimez-vous (revive, revive with the force of my flame)
Paul Agnew, tenor
Cappella Coloniensis des WDR
William Christie, director
Erato 8573857742
CD1 track 3

3 JC Bach: Lamento - Ach das ich Wassers g'nug hatte
Andreas Scholl
Concerto di Viole
Basel Consort
Harmonia Mundi 901651
Track 3

4 Vivaldi: Se il cor guerriero (from Tito Manlio)
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Sir Neville Marriner
Philips 456 543-2
Track 2

5 J.S.Bach: Erbarme dich, mein Gott (St Matthew Passion)
Michael Chance
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner
Archiv Produktion 427 629
CD 2 track 10

6 Alessandro Scarlatti: L'autor d'ogni mio bene (from O di Betlemme altera - Pastoral cantata for the birth of our Lord)
Nancy Argenta, soprano
Peter Hanson, Walter Reiter, violins
Trevor Jones, viola
Jane Coe, cello
Peter McCarthy, bass
Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 4378342
Track 3

7 Handel: War, he sung, is toil and trouble (from Alexander's Feast)
Robert Tear, tenor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Helen Donath, soprano
Philip Ledger
Virgin Classics 5621182
CD4 track 17

8 Vivaldi: Cum dederit (from Nisi Dominus)
Sara Mingardo, contralto
Concerto Italiano
Rinaldo Alessandri, director
Opus OP30383
CD2 track 5

9 Handel: Racks, gibbets, sword and fire (from Theodora)
Nathan Berg, bass
Les Arts Florissant
Erato 0927431812
CD1 track 8

Purcell: When I am laid in earth
Janet Baker
Anthony Lewis
Decca 425 720-2
Track 16

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