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18th Century Season: Hogarth

As part of Radio 3's 18th Century season, Lucie Skeaping is joined by Jeremy Barlow to discuss some of William Hogarth's pictures and their references to music.

18th-century life by Hogarth, and considers their musical references.

Lucie is joined by Jeremy Barlow, an authority on music in the 18th Century, who has made several recordings with the Broadside Band and has written about music and Hogarth.

The three featured pictures by Hogarth are:

"The Enraged Musician"

The 2nd picture from the series of "The Rakes Progress"

"The Beggar's Opera"

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1 hour

Music Played

  • John Cobb

    JOHN COBB (17th C): These are the Cries of London Town

    Performer: Ambrosian Singers.
    • VANGUARD CLASSICS.
    • 08 5072 71.
  • Thomas Ravenscroft

    New oysters for 3 voices

    Performer: Ambrosian Singers.
    • VANGUARD CLASSICS.
    • 08 5072 71.
  • Thomas d'Urfey

    THOMAS D'URFEY: The Trader's Melody

    Performer: The City Waites.
    • SOUNDALIVE MUSIC.
    • SAMHS-CD202.
  • Pietro Castrucci

    Concerto in A minor Op.3`4 for 2 violins, cello, strings and continuo

    Conductor: Anton Steck. Performer: Handel Festival Orchestra, Halle.
    • GLISSANDO.
    • 779 034-2.
  • John Playford

    JOHN PLAYFORD: White-Hall Minuett

    Performer: Broadside Band.
    • SAYDISC.
    • CD SDL-393.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite no. 7 in G minor HWV.432 for keyboard - 1720

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-0688.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Polifemo - heroic opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Andrea Marcon. Performer: Philippe Jaroussky. Performer: Venice Baroque Orchestra.
    • ERATO.
    • 9341332.
  • John Gay

    The Beggar's opera [with PEPUSCH]

    Performer: Jeremy Barlow. Performer: Broadside Band.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-66591/2.
  • John Gay

    The Beggar's opera [with PEPUSCH]

    Performer: Adrian Thompson. Performer: Anne Dawson. Performer: Bronwen Mills. Performer: Charles Daniels. Performer: Jeremy Barlow. Performer: Richard Jackson. Performer: Broadside Band.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-66591/2.

Engraving by William Hogarth: The Enraged Musician

Engraving by William Hogarth: The Rakes Progress - Dancing Master

Engraving by William Hogarth: The Rakes Progress - Dancing Master

Painting by William Hogarth: The Beggar's Opera

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