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Introduced by Clemency Burton-Hill. Tenor Ben Johnson sings Dowland lute songs, Nicolas Altstaedt performs cello pieces by Bridge, and the Escher String Quartet play Brahms.

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Dowland songs from tenor Ben Johnson with lutenist Jakob Lindberg, Bridge cello songs from Nicolas Altstaedt and a Brahms string quartet performed by the Escher Quartet.

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Dowland: Unquiet thoughts; I saw my lady weep; Can she excuse my wrongs?
Ben Johnson (tenor)
Jakob Lindberg (lute)

Bridge: Four Pieces for cello and piano
Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)
Jose Gallardo (piano)

Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 67
Escher String Quartet.

58 minutes

Last on

Tue 9 Oct 2012 13:00

Music Played

  • John Dowland

    Unquiet thoughts [1597]

    Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: Jakob LINDBERG - Lute

  • John Dowland

    I saw my lady weepe [1600]

    Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: Jakob LINDBERG - Lute

  • John Dowland

    Can she excuse my wrongs [1597]

    Performer: Ben JOHNSON - Tenor Performer: Jakob LINDBERG - Lute

  • Frank Bridge

    Four Pieces for Cello and Piano

    Performer: Nicolas ALTSTAEDT - Cello Performer: Jose Gallardo - Piano

  • Johannes Brahms

    Quartet no. 3 in B flat major Op.67 for strings

    Performer: Escher String Quartet

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