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Neal Peres da Costa, Daniel Yeadon

Catherine Bott talks to two founder members of baroque ensemble Florilegium: harpsichordist Neal Peres da Costa and viola da gamba player Daniel Yeadon.

Catherine Bott catches up with two of the founder members of Florilegium, harpsichordist Neal Peres da Costa and gamba player Daniel Yeadon at the York Early Music Festival.
Neal Peres da Costa and Daniel Yeadon are two highly experiences and sought after early music performers, for a long time associated with the celebrated ensemble Florilegium. They left this country several years ago and now spend a large amount of their time living and working in Australia.
Catherine Bott caught up with the pair in The Gallery at Harewood House, on a return visit to these shores, where they were featured artists at this year's York Early Music Festival. In conversation, Catherine looks back on their career; on early music in Australia, and introduces items from their York Festival recital, which featured music by Handel, Abel, JC Bach and Lanzetti.

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Sun 14 Aug 2011 13:00

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Sonata in C Major for viola da gamba and obbligato harpsichord

    Performers: Daniel Yeadon (viola da gamba), Neal Peres Da Costa (harpsichord)

    • BBC recording.
  • Karl Friedrich Abel - First movement from Sonata No.2 in D Minor for solo viola da gamba

    Performer: Daniel Yeadon (viola da gamba)

  • J.C. Bach

    First movement from Sonata in C Minor from Six Sonates pour le Clavecin ou le Piano Forte

    Performer: Neal Peres Da Costa (harpsichord)

    • BBC recording.
  • Salvatore Lanzetti

    Sonata No. 1 in G Major for cello and continuo from Six Solos after an Easy and Elegant Ta

    Performers: Daniel Yeadon (cello), Neal Peres Da Costa (harpsichord)

    • BBC recording.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Sonata in D Minor for cello and continuo Op. 5 No. 2

    Performers: Daniel Yeadon (cello), Neal Peres Da Costa (harpsichord)

    • BBC recording.

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