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Baroque Spring: Music for the Baroque Theatre

Catherine Bott makes some selective entrances and exits into the world of English, Spanish and French Baroque music for the spoken theatre.

Featuring music by Purcell, Arne, Lawes, Lully, Charpentier and others.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Overture: "Amphitryon"

    Performers: Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • L’Oiseau Lyre.
    • 425 893-2.
  • Robert Johnson

    "Have You Seen the Bright Lily Grow?"

    Performers: Caroline Sampson (soprano), Matthew Wadsworth (lute)

    • Wigmore Live.
    • WHLIVE 0034.
  • Anon.

    "The Cutpurse" (adapted from Packington Pound)

    Performer: Paul Agnew (tenor)

    • Philips.
    • 456 507-2.
  • William Lawes

    "O My Clarissa, thou Cruel Fair"

    Performers: Robin Blaze (countertenor), Elizabeth Kenny (lute)

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA 67589.
  • Juan Blas de Castro

    "Desde las torres del alma"

    Performers: Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (director)

    • ASTREE.
    • E 8729.
  • José Marin

    "Ojos, que me desdenais "

    Performers: Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (director)

    • ASTREE.
    • E 8729.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Seconde Entree: Les Trois Impromptus; Troisieme Entrée: Les Espagnols from 'Le Bourgeois G

    Performers: Bruno Boterf (tenor), Phillipe Roche (bass), Yves Coudray (tenor), La Simphonie de Marais, Hugo Reyne (conductor)

    • ACCORD.
    • 472 5122.
  • Henry Purcell

    Overture – The Old Bachelor

    Performers: Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • L’Oiseau Lyre.
    • 425 893-2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Hornpipe; "Thus to a ripe, consenting maid"; Hornpipe; "As Amoret and Thyrsis lay" from Co

    Performers: Martyn Hill (tenor), (Judith Nelson/Christopher Kyte - duet), Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • L’Oiseau Lyre.
    • 425 893-2.
  • Thomas Arne

    Where The Bee Sucks

    Performers: Catherine Bott (soprano), The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor)

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA 67450.
  • Henry Purcell

    Overture 'Amphitryon'

  • Robert Johnson

    'Have you seen the bright lily grow?'

  • Anonymous

    The Cutpurse

  • William Lawes

    "O My Clarissa, thou Cruel Fair"

  • Juan Blas de Castro

    "Desde las torres del alma"

  • José Marin

    "Ojos, que me desdenais"

  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Les Trois Impromptus & Les Espagnols from 'Le Bourgeois Genthilhomme'

  • Henry Purcell

    Overture 'The Old Bachelor'

  • Henry Purcell

    Excerpts from Congreve's 'The Old Bachelor'

  • Thomas Arne

    'Where the Bee Sucks'

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