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Performer Profile: Benjamin Bagby

Vocalist, harpist and scholar Benjamin Bagby talks to Catherine Bott about his career and the founding of his ensemble Sequentia.

Catherine Bott talks to the vocalist, harpist and scholar, Benjamin Bagby, about his career that has spanned more than 30 years. He founded the ensemble Sequentia with the late Barbara Thornton in 1977, a versatile group specialising in the performance and recording of Western European music from the period before 1300. They discuss his many projects with the ensemble and play music from his recordings including Hildegard of Bingen, Philippe le Chancelier and the 'Lost Songs' project - a collection of anonymous Latin and German songs copied into a manuscript a thousand years ago.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous - Phebi claro

    Performer: Benjamin Bagby (voice and lyre)

  • Philippe Le Chancelier

    Gedeonis area

    Performers: Sequentia

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • RD 77035.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O vis aeternitatis

    Performers: Barbara Thornton, Women’s vocal ensemble, Sequentia

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 05472 773202.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O Boniface

    Performers: Sequentia

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI 05472 773782.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous - Suavissima nunna

    Performers: Sequentia

  • Anon.

    Veni, dilectissime

    Performers: Sequentia

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI 82876 589402.
  • Anonymous

    Fortis atque amara

    Performers: Sequentia

    • WDR.
    • RK 2803.
  • Anon.

    A deserto veniens

    Performers: Sequentia

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 05472 773472.
  • Philippe Le Chancelier

    Luto carens at latere

    Performers: Sequentia

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • RD 77035.
  • Anonymous

    In convertendo dominus - Roman psalmody in directum

    Performer: Benjamin Bagby

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 82876 66650 2.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous - Phebi claro

  • Philippe Le Chancelier

    Gedeonis area

  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O vis aeternitatis

  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O Boniface

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous - Suavissima nunna

  • Anon.

    Veni, dilectissime

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous - Fortis atque amara

  • Anon.

    A deserto veniens

  • Philippe Le Chancelier

    Luto carens at latere

  • Anon.

    In convertendo dominus

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