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18th Century Season: From the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Introduced by Lucie Skeaping. Carole Cerasi gives a recital of Handel, Scarlatti and Croft on the 1740 Burkat Shudi harpsichord in the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace.

As part of the BBC 18th Century season, Carole Cerasi gives a recital of Handel, Scarlatti and Croft on the Royal Collection's Burkat Shudi harpsichord in the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Built in 1740, the harpsichord is thought to have been purchased by Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of George II.

This concert has been created in partnership with Royal Collection Trust, to coincide with the exhibition The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

William Croft: Trumpet Overture in D major
Handel: Suite No. 1 in A major, HWV426
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in A minor, Kk7; Sonata in D minor, Kk9; Sonata in D minor, Kk18
Handel arr. William Babell: Aria "Vo' far guerra" from Rinaldo

Carole Cerasi (harpsichord)

Introduced by Lucie Skeaping.

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  • arranged by William Babell Handel

    Aria "Vo' far guerra" from 'Rinaldo'

    Performer: Carole Cerasi.
  • William Croft

    Trumpet Overture in D major

    Performer: Carole Cerasi.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite No.1 in A major, HWV.426

    Performer: Carole Cerasi.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in A minor, Kk.7

    Performer: Carole Cerasi.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D minor, Kk.9

    Performer: Carole Cerasi.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D minor, Kk.18

    Performer: Carole Cerasi.

Lucie Skeaping with Desmond Shawe-Taylor, curator of 'The First Georgians' exhibition at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Lucie Skeaping with Desmond Shawe-Taylor, curator of 'The First Georgians' exhibition at the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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