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Trio Sonnerie, Rainer Hersch, Easter at King's Festival

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of live music and guests from the arts world. Plus poetry for Radio 3's Baroque Spring season read by Dominic West.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music and guests from the music world.

Plus, as part of BBC Radio 3's Baroque Spring season celebrating Baroque music and culture, actor Dominic West (The Wire, The Hour) reads poetry from the period at 5.30.
Today: Holy Sonnets by John Donne

Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.

2 hours

Music Played

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  • LIVE

    • Marin Marais

      Sonate a la maresienne for violin, bass viol and continuo [from "La gamme et autres morcea

      Performer: Trio Sonnerie

  • Frédéric Chopin

    3 Mazurkas Op.50 for piano

    Performer: Janina Fialkowska

    • Atma Classique.
    • ACD2 2666.
    • -13.
  • LIVE

    • Antoine Forqueray

      Suite no. 1 in D minor, transc. J-B Forqueray for harpsichord [orig. viol & bc]

      Performer: Trio Sonnerie

  • Interview

    • Trio Sonnerie

      Monica Huggett, Emilia Benjamin, James Johnstone

  • LIVE

    • Marin Marais

      La Gamme - simphonie en forme de petit opera for violin, viol and harpsichord

      Performer: Trio Sonnerie

  • George Frederick Root

    Come, join our Army

    Performer: International Staff Songsters Of The Salvation Army Performer: Lieutenant-Colonel Norman Beachcroft

    • SPS.
    • SPS062.
    • -11.
  • Beyond The Fringe (Peter Cook & Dudley Moore)

    Little Miss Britten

    Arranger: N/A Performer: Dudley Moore

    • EMI.
    • 82876-870892.
  • Interview

    • Rainer Hersch

  • Peter Schickele

    Missa Hilarious: Gloria

    Performer: Professor Peter Schickele Performer: The New York Pick-Up Ensemble

    • Vanguard.
    • CD-79399.
    • -3.
  • Robert Schumann

    5 Stucke im Volkston Op.102 for cello (or violin) and piano

    Performer: Benjamin Britten Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich

    • DECCA.
    • 417-833-2.
    • -6.
  • Poem

    • John Donne - Seven from Holy Sonnets

      read by Dominic West

  • Henry Purcell

    Fantazia upon one note in F major Z.745 for 5 instruments

    Performer: Fretwork

    • HMU-907502.
    • -13.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Les Troyens a Carthage [Acts 3-5 of 'Les Troyens']

    Conductor: Colin Davis Performer: London S O.

    • LSO LIVE.
    • 0010--.
  • Percy Grainger

    Scotch strathspey and reel vers. for voices & orch.

    Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Performer: English Country Gardiner Orchestra Performer: Monteverdi Choir.

    • PHILIPS.
    • 446-657-2.
    • -10.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Mystery Pacific

    Composer: Stephane Grappelli Performer: The Quintet of the Hot Club of France

    • Iris Music.
    • 3001-864.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Tilge, Hochster, meine Sunden (Psalm 51) BWV.1083 for soprano, alto, str & bc [adapted fro

    Performer: Helen Jane Howells Performer: Julian Perkins Performer: William Towers

  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D major Kk.29

    Performer: Murray Perahia

    • SONY.
    • SK 62785-.
    • -19.
  • Interview

    • John Eliot Gardiner

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor BWV.232

    Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: Monteverdi Choir.

    • ARCHIVE.
    • 415 514-2.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Te Deum H.146 for soloists, choir & orchestra

    Performer: Helen Jane Howells Performer: Julian Perkins

  • Interview

    • Helen Jane Howells, Will Towers, Julian Perkins

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oster-oratorio BWV.249

    Performer: Julian Perkins Performer: William Towers


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