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The Duke of Chandos

Catherine Bott tracks the amazing rise and fall of the one-time patron of Handel, James Brydges, who, in ten short years, amassed great wealth and a palatial mansion with a thirty piece orchestra, only to descend from these dizzy heights just as quickly.

58 minutes

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Sat 29 Sep 2012 13:00

Music Played

  • Daniel Purcell

    Sonata in D minor

    Performers: David Munrow (recorder), Oliver Brookes (viola da gamba), Christopher Hogwood (harpsichord)

    • DECCA.
    • 440 0792.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Fugue in B flat from Six Fugues

    Performers: Leo van Doeselaar (organ)

    • ETCETERA.
    • KTC 2005-1.
  • Johann Christoph Pepusch

    Cantata V: Corydon (1710)

    Performers: Bergen Barokk, Mona Julsrud (soprano), Frode Thorsen (recorder), Hans Knut Sveen (harpsichord), Markku Luolajan-Mikkola (cello)

    • BIS.
    • CD 965.
  • Francesco Scarlatti

    Kyrie from Messa

    Performers: Armonico Consort, Concerto Gallese, Christopher Monks (director)

    • DEUX ELLES.
    • DXL 1096.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alla hornpipe from Water music Suite in F major

    Performers: Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 421-476-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    O Ruddier than the cherry from Acis and Galatea

    Performers: Alan Ewing (tenor), Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (director)

    • ERATO.
    • 3984 25505-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Chandos Anthem No. 4: O sing unto the Lord a new song

    Performers: Lynne Dawson (soprano), Ian Partridge (tenor), The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra, Harry Christophers (conductor)

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 0554-7.
  • Daniel Purcell

    Sonata in D minor

  • George Frideric Handel

    Fugue in B flat from Six Fugues or Voluntaries for the Organ or Harpsichord

  • Pepusch

    Cantata V: Corydon

  • Francesco Scarlatti

    Kyrie from Messa

  • George Frideric Handel

    Alla Hornpipe from Water Music Suite in F major

  • George Frideric Handel

    'O Ruddier than the Cherry' from 'Acis and Galatea'

  • George Frideric Handel

    Chandos Anthem No.4, 'O sing unto the Lord a new song'

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