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Sound of Cinema: A-Z of Baroque at the Box Office

Catherine Bott gives us a whistle-stop A-Z tour of how early music has been featured in mainstream films to both poignant and ironic effect; from Allegri and Albinoni to Zadok and Zoolander.
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58 minutes

Music Played

  • William Byrd

    Domine Secundum Actum Meum

    Choir: Alamire. Director: David Skinner.
    • OBSIDIAN CD706.
    • Obsidian.
    • 5.
  • Gregorio Allegri

    Miserere mei, Dominus (excerpt)

    Ensemble: Cardinall's Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
    • HYPERION CDA 67860.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    English Suite No.2 BWV807 2nd movement (Allemande)

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • SONY CLASSICAL SK60277.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion (closing chorus Wir setzen uns in Tränen nieder)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Choir: London Oratory Junior Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner.
    • ARCHIV 4276482.
    • Archiv.
    • 16.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    La Musica Notturna delle strade di Madrid No 6, Op 30

    Performer: Richard Tognetti. Performer: Bruce Dukov. Performer: Simon Oswell. Performer: Steve Erdody. Performer: Timothy Landauer.
    • DECCA 4753982.
    • Decca.
    • 14.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    String Quartet in E, Op.11 No. 5 - 3rd movement Menuetto (excerpt)

    Ensemble: Casals Quartet.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902092.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Thomas Morley

    Dances from Broken Consort: Mounsier's Almaine (1st dance)

    Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London. Director: David Munrow.
    • TESTAMENT SBT1080.
    • Testament.
    • 13.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for mandolin RV425

    Performer: Duilio Galfetti. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Director: Giovanni Antonini.
    • TELDEC 4509-91182-2.
    • Teldec.
    • 7.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the Priest (HWV 258)

    • EPIC 4784772.
    • 18.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido & Aeneas - Overture

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Director: Elizabeth Kenny. Director: Steven Devine.
    • CHANDOS CHACONNE CHAN0757.
    • Chaconne.
    • 1.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Stabat Mater - Quando corpus morietur (excerpt)

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Singer: Andreas Scholl. Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Director: Christophe Rousset.
    • SONY CLASSICAL SK60277.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.

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