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The Early Music Show

Lully - The Bohemian Connection

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

Lucie Skeaping and Emma Murphy explore Lully's profound influence on music in Bohemia and composers such as George Muffat and Johann Caspar Gerdinand Fischer. We'll hear suites by both composers as well as music by Lully himself, all performed by Ensemble Tourbillon, directed by Petr Wagner.


1 hour


The music in this programme was recorded in Teresia Hall, Brevnov Convent, Prague.

Tourbillon Ensemble
Petr Wagner - director

FISCHER, Johann Caspar Ferdinand
Suite in A minor 
Suite  in E minor 

FISCHER, Johan Caspar Ferdinand
Suite in D minor
LULLY, Jean-Baptiste
Le Bourgeois gentilhomme:
Suite pour quatre danseurs 
La Gavotte
Marche pour le ceremonie des Turcs  
LULLY, Jean-Baptiste
Persee - tragedie in a prologue and 5 acts: 
Act 5 no.8; Passacaille   

Extracts from the following CDs were also used during the programme:
LULLY, Jean-Baptiste
Le Divertissement royal 
Jordi SAVALL - Conductor
Le CONCERT DES NATIONS - Foreign chamber orchestra 
AV MUSIC 98 07
Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts
Act 2, no.25a; Oft she visits this lone mountain [2nd woman]  
The Scholars Baroque Ensemble
NAXOS 8.55310 8 

LULLY, Jean-Baptiste
Alceste - tragedie lyrique in 5 acts   
Act 3 sc.5; Pompe funebre  
Jordi SAVALL - Conductor
AV MUSIC AV 9807/25

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