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Episode 2

Lucie Skeaping explores 17th and early 18th century vocal and instrumental music from Poland, as performed by the group Retrospect directed by Matthew Halls.

The "Polish Baroque" - Lucie Skeaping, aided by Polish music expert Adrian Thomas, explore a rich vein of 17th and early 18th Century vocal and instrumental music from Poland, as performed by the group Retrospect directed by Matthew Halls.
In the second of two programmes exploring early music from Poland, Lucie reflects on highlights from a concert given by Retrospect recorded at last year's Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, which featured music by Mikołaj Zieleński, Adam Jarzębski, Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Stanisław Sylwester Szarzyński and Damian Stachowicz.

Performers in the Retrospect Ensemble:

Sopranos: Julie Cooper, Ildiko Allen; Counter-tenor: David Martin; Tenor: Richard Rowntree; Basses: Charles Pott, Richard Savage; Violins: Dan Edgar, Nia Lewis; Cello: Sarah McMahon; Double Bass: Kate Aldridge; Trumpets: Neil Brough, John Hutchins.

58 minutes

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Sun 26 Feb 2012 13:00

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Music Played

  • Adam Jarzębski

    Canzon Quinta

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    • BBC recording.
  • Mikołaj Zieleński

    Domus mea

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    • BBC recording.
  • Stanislaw Sylwester Szarzynski

    Iesu spes mea

    Performers: Julie Cooper (soprano), Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    • BBC recording.
  • Adam Jarzębski

    Chromatica

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    • BBC recording.
  • Damian Stachowicz

    Veni Consolator

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    • BBC recording.
  • Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki

    Completorium

    Performers: Retrospect Ensemble, Matthew Halls (director)

    • BBC recording.

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