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21 May 2005

Saturday 21 May 2005 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

In a special weekend of programmes, the three presenters of the Early Music Show take us on a whistle-stop tour of the alphabet according to Early Music. Today, the letters A-M.


1 hour


A - Z of Early Music:  Part 1
A is for…
Fux: Requiem: Kyrie Eleison
Clemencic Consort/ Rene Clemencic
Arte Nova 74321 27777 2
Tk 7

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice – Act 1 Scene 1
Monteverdi Choir/ English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 434 093-2
Tk 2

Carmina Burana
New London Consort/ Michael George/ Catherine Bott
Oiseau Lyre 421 062-2
Tk 12

Purcell: Once, Twice, Thrice
Pro Cantione Antiqua
Apex 0927 40829 2
Tk 9

B is for…
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 – 1st Movement
Academy of St Martin in the Fields/ Sir Neville Marriner
Philips 4709342

Rameau: Le Rappel des Oiseaux
Anton Heiller
Vanguard 08610571
Tk 1

Monteverdi: Alti canti d’Amor
Red Byrd/ The Parley of Instruments
Helios CDH55165
Tk 1

C is for…
Allegri: Miserere
Tallis Scholars / Peter Phillips
Gimell CDGIM999
tk 1
Monterverdi: Vespers
Les Arts Florissants / Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse
Erato: 3984231392
tk 1
Pachelbel: Canon
Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum Leipzig / Max Pommer
Capriccio 10046 
tk 14

D is for…
Heinichen: Overture G major S 206
Il Fondamento / Paul Dombrecht
Vanguard 99721
tk 7

Fasch: Suite in B flat: Harlequinade
Pro Musica Kiev / Richard Kapp
Essay CD1041
tk 13

Handel: Water Music: hornpipe
Tafelmusik / Jeanne Lamon
Sony Classical SK68257 
tk 4
Anon: Salterello
Dufay Collective
Continuum CCD 1042
tk 10

Fantasy on Corelli’s La Folia
Red Priest
Dorian Recordings DOR-90305 
tk 25
E is for…..
Cimarosa: Overture: L’Italiana in Londra
Haydn Philharmonia / Ezio Rojatti
Nuova Era 6726 
tk 1

Haydn: Farewell Symphony: Finale
Kammerorchester CPE Bach/ Hartmut Haenchen
Berlin Classics 01 0110014
tk 12

Dowland: The Earle of Essex Galliard
Rose Consort of Viols
Naxos 8.553326 
tk 3
F is for…
Vivaldi: Concerto RV297: L’Inverno – 2 Movement
Nigel Kennedy/ English Chamber Orchestra
EMI CDC5 56253-2
tk 11

Bach: Prelude I in C
Gary Cooper
tk 1

A. Scarlatti: Concerto Grosso in F minor – Allemande: Allegro
DHM 05472 77508 2
tk 4

Hotteterre: Sonata No 1 in C minor for 2 treble recorders and basso continuo
Prelude: Lentment
Quadro Hotteterre
Das Alte Werk 3984-26797-2
Tk 1
G is for……
Carissimi: Jeptha
Cantus Colln / Konrad Junghanel
Deutsche Harmoia Mundi 05472 773222 
tk 5
H is for…
Handel: Messiah – Hallelujah Chorus
Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
DECCA 417 449-2
Tk 8

Couperin: Le Tic-Toc-Choc
Anton Heiller
Vanguard 08610671

Blo Thy Horne
Musica Antiqua of London/ Thorby
Tk 6

Beethoven: Pastoral Symphony
Berlin Philharmonic / Karajan
DG 463 088-2 CD3
tk 8

Vivaldi: Concerto RV293 Autumn - 1st movement
Camignola / Venice Baroque Orchestra / Andrea Marcon
Sony SK51352
Tk 9
I is for…..
Marais: Le Tableau de l’operation de la Taille
Jordi Savall / Ton Koopman
Astree E7708  track 18

Monteverdi: Orfeo
Ian Bostridge / European Voices / Les Sacqueboutiers 
Le Concert d’Astree / Emmanuelle Haim
Virgin Classics 5456422  CD 2
track 8

Caccini: Dallaporta d’oriente
Monserrat Figueras / Hopkinson Smith, lute
Robert Clancy / Jordi Savall / Xenia Schindler, harp
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi  GD77164 
track 9

Fasch: Chalameau concerto in B flat major FWV L: B1
Colin Lawson / The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 4492102
track 14
J is for…..
Bach: Cantata BWV 100  Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan: Chorus
Collegium Vocale, Gent / Leonhardt-Consort
Gustav Leonhardt
Teldec 4509-91760-2 CD 1
track 1

Anon: Klezmer: Fun Tashlach
The Burning Bush
EUCD 1461 track 1

Ladino/Sephardic Song: Avrix mi galancia
The Burning Bush
EUCD 1788  track 9
K is for…
Gesualdo: In Monte Oliveti
The King’s Singers
Signum SIGCD048
Tk 2

Kapsberger: Toccata No. 2
S. Volta
ARN 68253
Tk 2
L is for…
Bernart de Vaentadorn: Can Vei la lauzeta
Theatre of Voices/ Hillier
ECM 1368 837360-2
Tk 6

M is for…
Dance Real
The Dufay Collective
Continuum CCD 1042
Tk 1

Leonin: Alleluya.  Dulce lignum, dulces clavos
Red Byrd
Hyperion CDA66944
Tk 2

Guilaume de Mauchaut: Messe Nostre Dame a 4
Deller Consort London
EMI CDM 7 69479 2
Tk 6

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