For Radio 3's Baroque Spring season, Julian Rhind-Tutt and Zoe Waites read poems and prose about and by Baroque composers. With Hopkins and William Shentone, plus Bach and Purcell.
As part of Baroque Spring, Julian Rhind-Tutt and Zoe Waites read poems and prose about, and by, Baroque composers, including extracts from Francois Couperin's The Art of Playing the Harpsichord and Charles Avison's An Essay on Musical Expression, and poetry by Gerald Manley Hopkins and William Shentone. With music by Bach, Purcell, Rameau and other composers of the period.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
On a Concert of Music, reader Julian Rhind-Tutt
On Hearing Glenn Gould Play the First Nine Bars of J. S. Bach’s Praeludium 8, BWV 853/1, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Part 1, reader Zoe Waites
An Essay on Musical Expression (extract), reader Julian Rhind-Tutt
Of Antique Dances, reader Zoe Waites
Peter De Vries
Theme and Variation, reader Julian Rhind-Tutt
Love and Music (extract), reader Zoe Waites
Review from The Spectator, 1711 (extract), reader Julian Rhind-Tutt
The Historical Muse (extract), reader Zoe Waites
Preface to L'art de toucher le clavecin (extract), reader Julian Rhind-Tutt""Added, go to My Music