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Martin Peerson and John Milton

Catherine Bott meets Richard Rastall who has been revisiting music by two little-known 17th-century composers: John Milton, the father of the famous poet, and Martin Peerson.

Catherine Bott meets Richard Rastall who has been revisiting music by two little known 17th Century English composers: John Milton, the father of the famous poet, and Martin Peerson. The programme includes recordings of some of the music by Ex Cathedra, Sophie Yates and Fretwork with countertenor Michael Chance.

58 minutes

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Sun 15 Apr 2012 13:00

Music Played

  • Martin Peerson

    The Fall of the Leafe

    Performers: Hans-Martin Linde (recorder), Konrad Ragossnig (lute)

    • EMI.
    • CDC 7 49161-2.
  • Martin Peerson

    Quid vobis videtur

    Performers: Ex Cathedra Consort, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 67490.
  • Martin Peerson

    Laboravi in gemitu meo

    Performers,: Ex Cathedra Consort, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 67490.
  • Martin Peerson

    Fantasia "Acquaintance" (G minor) a 6; Almaine (G minor) a 6; Fantasia "Beauty" (G major)

    Performers: Fretwork

    • REGENT.
    • REGCD 341.
  • John Milton

    Fantasia 1 a 5 (G minor); Fantasia 4 a 5 (D minor); Fantasia 5 a 5 (A minor)

    Performers: Fretwork

    • REGENT.
    • REGCD 341.
  • John Milton

    In Nomine "If that a sinner's sighs"

    Performers: Fretwork, with Michael Chance (countertenor)

    • REGENT.
    • REGCD 341.
  • Martin Peerson

    Piper's Pavan / The Primerose

    Performer: Sophie Yates (virginals)

    • REGENT.
  • Martin Peerson

    Fantasia (D minor) a 6

    Performers: Fretwork

    • REGENT.
    • REGCD341.

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