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The historian and 18th century specialist, Amanda Vickery introduces a personal selection of music for a Saturday afternoon, including Bach, Mozart, Debussy and Aretha Franklin.

Her selection reflects her love of 18th-century history as well as her roots in Wales, and her love of folksong.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Britten Quartet

    O Waly Waly

    Singer: Lorna Anderson. Singer: Jamie MacDougall. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • HYPERION : CDD22042.
    • HYPERION.
    • 6/12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    D minor Partita for solo violin BWV1004 – iii. 'Sarabande'

    Performer: Janine Jansen.
    • DECCA : CD 475 9081.
    • DECCA.
    • 18.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas – Act 3

    Singer: Catherine Bott. Singer: Emma Kirkby. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • DECCA : 4757195.
    • DECCA.
    • 32-34.
  • George Butterworth

    Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN9902.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Tu che a Dio spiegasti

    Singer: José Carreras.
  • Claude Debussy

    Suite Masques et Bergamasques - Prelude

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion : CDA67898.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Sonata for Piano & Cello in G minor Op19 – iii. Andante

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Performer: Alexei Grynyuk.
    • ONYX : ONYX4116.
    • ONYX.
    • 3.
  • Aretha Franklin

    Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade in G minor

    Performer: Lise de Salle.
    • Naive : V5215.
    • Naive.
    • 1.
  • Trad

    Walk In Jerusalem

    Performer: Mahalia Jackson.
  • Laurenz Hart

    These Foolish Things

    Performer: Julie Wilson.
  • Joseph Parry

    Myfanwy

    Choir: Morriston Orpheus Choir.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Concerto in A

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Michael Collins.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN10756.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1-3.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Five Variants of Dives & Lazarus

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • NAXOS : 8557798.
    • NAXOS.
    • 5.

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