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Let Them Eat Cake

Marie Antoinette and courtiers

Children of the Revolution 1/2

Saturday 3 March 2007 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Lucie Skeaping looks at the music of the French Revolution and those who lived and worked in Paris through the years of terror at the end of the 18th century. Featured composers include Gretry, Gossec, Cherubini, Edelmann and Mehul.
 
Britain and the French Revolution
 

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Rouget de Lisle - Hymne a la Liberte (La Marseillaise)
The Wallace Collection
Conducted by John Wallace
NIMBUS 5175
Track 10
01.20

Rameau - Fanfanrinette (Suite in A minor) (excerpt)
Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
AVIE 2056
Track 8 (excerpt)
00.11

Berlioz - Dies Irae (Requiem) (Excerpt)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
Sir Thomas Beecham (conductor)
BBCL 4011-2
Track 2 (excerpt)
00.28

Gretry - L'epreuve villageoise (overture)
Orchestre de Bretagne
Conducted by Stefan Sanderling
ASV CD DCA 1095
Track 5
03.24


Gossec - Flute Quartet No.3 in G major
Aurele Nicolet (flute) / Le Nouveau Trio Pasquier
DOM 2910 50
Tracks 7-8
07.11

Mehul - Sonata for pianoforte Op.2, No.2 in A minor (1st movement)
Brigitte Haudebourg (piano)
DISCOVER INERNATIONAL DICD 920152
Track 12
07.30

Cherubini - Lodoiska (Overture)
Zurcher Kammerorchester
Conducted by Howard Griffiths
CPO 999 521-2
Track 11
10.40

Gossec - Marche Lugubre
The Wallace Collection
Conducted by John Wallace
NIMBUS NI5175
Track 7
04.32

Mehul - Le chant du depart
Tibere Rafalli (tenor) / Francoise Pollet (soprano) / Thomas Lefebure (boy soprano) / Ghislaine Raphanel (soprano) / Alain Chilemme (tenor) / Marcel Vanaud (baritone) / Jean-Philippe Courtis (bass)
Choir & Orchestra du Capitole Toulouse
Conducted by Michel Plasson
EMI CDC 7 49470-2
Track 4
05.11

Edelmann - Sonata for pianoforte in G
Andre Raynaud (piano)
PIERRE VERANY PV790032
Track 10
03.52

Gossec - Hymne a la statue de la Liberte
Choir & Orchestra du Capitole Toulouse
Conducted by Michel Plasson
EMI CDC 7 49470-2
Track 6
01.56





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