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Eighteenth century specialist Amanda Vickery introduces a selection of music reflecting women in this period. Including Vivaldi, Jacquet de la Guerre and Theresia von Paradis.

As part of Radio 3's 18th Century season, the historian Amanda Vickery introduces a selection of music reflecting women in music during the period. From the girls of Vivaldi's "Hospital" of the Pietà in Venice to the prime donne of the London stage; from composers such as Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre and Theresia von Paradis to the virtuoso pianists, harpists and glass harmonica players who graced the age.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 19 Apr 2014 14:00

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Lauda Jerusalem RV609

    Singer: Gemma Bertagnolli. Singer: Roberta Invernizzi. Singer: Anna Simboli. Singer: Sara Mingardo. Singer: Gianluca Ferrarini. Performer: Matteo Bellotto. Performer: Antonio De Secondi. Performer: Concerto Italiano ensemble vocale e strumentale.
    • NAIVE : OP30383.
    • NAIVE.
    • 13.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio in C for Glass Harmonica K356

    Performer: Thomas Bloch.
    • NAXOS : 8555295.
    • NAXOS.
    • 6.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Adagio and Allegro for solo gamba in G: WKO 155

    Performer: Susanne Heinrich.
    • HYPERION : CDA67628.
    • 11-12.
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

    Suite in D minor (1707)- XII Chaconne

    Performer: Carole Cerasi.
    • METRONOME : METCD1026.
    • 37.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Arianna a Naxos

    Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Performer: Eugene Asti.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD072.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 1.
  • Von Paradies, Maria Theresia alias Kreisler, Fritz

    Sicilienne in E flat

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Music Arranger: Dushkin, S..
    • EMI : PRDCD6.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah: - "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth"

    Performer: The English Concert Choir & The English Concert. Singer: Arleen Augér. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • DG ARCHIV : 4276642.
    • DG ARCHIV.
    • 19.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Ah, che mancar mi Sento

    Singer: Vivica Genaux. Performer: Cappella Gabetta. Conductor: Andrés Gabetta.
    • DHM : 88883773352.
    • DHM.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major, K271 "Jeunehomme" - 1st mvt Allegro

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • DECCA : 4783539.
    • DECCA.
    • 1-3.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto No 1 in C RV 181a

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Performer: Holland Baroque Society.
    • Channel Classics : CCSSA 33412.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 1-3.
  • Sophia Dussek

    Harp Sonata in C Major Op2 No 6 - iii. "Caledonian Hunt"

    Performer: Floraleda Sacchi.
    • TACTUS : TC772801.
    • TACTUS.
    • 21.
  • Amy Winehouse

    Help Yourself

    Performer: Amy Winehouse. Composer: Jimmy Hogarth.
    • Frank.
    • Island.
    • 12.