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Music in 18th-Century Birmingham

Lucie Skeaping and harpsichordist Martin Perkins explore the music of 18th-century Birmingham. Includes John Pixell, Richard Mudge, Joseph Harris, Barnabas Gunn and Capel Bond.

Lucie Skeaping is joined by harpsichordist Martin Perkins to explore the music 18th-century audiences in Birmingham and the Midlands would have known. The programme includes rarely heard works by John Pixell, Richard Mudge, Joseph Harris, Barnabas Gunn, Jeremiah Clark of Worcester and Capel Bond.

John Pixell: An Invitation to the Red-Breast
Louise Wayman (soprano)
Musical and Amicable Society
Martin Perkins (director)

Richard Mudge: Concerto No. 2 in D minor
Barockorchester Capriccio Basel
Dominik Kiefer (concertmaster)

Joseph Harris: Invocation (O Muse beloved, Calliope divine!)
Louise Wayman (soprano)
Musical and Amicable Society
Martin Perkins (director)

Barnabas Gunn: Solo No. 4 in B minor for flute and basso continuo
Rachel Latham (flute)
Musical and Amicable Society
Martin Perkins (director)

Jeremiah Clark: To Myra
Louise Wayman (soprano)
Musical and Amicable Society
Martin Perkins (director)

Capel Bond: Concerto No. 1 in D major
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)
The Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra
Roy Goodman (conductor).

1 hour

Music Played

  • John Pixell

    JOHN PIXELL: An Invitation to the Red-Breast

    Performer: Louise Wayman. Performer: Martin Perkins. Performer: Musical and Amicable Society.
    • BARN COTTAGE RECORDS.
    • BCR 010.
  • Richard Mudge

    RICHARD MUDGE: Concerto no.2 in D minor

    Performer: Barockorchester Capriccio Basel.
    • TUDOR.
    • 7173--.
  • Joseph Harris

    JOSEPH HARRIS: Invocation (O Muse beloved, Calliope divine!)

    Performer: Louise Wayman. Performer: Martin Perkins. Performer: Musical and Amicable Society.
    • BARN COTTAGE RECORDS.
    • BCR 010.
  • Barnabas Gunn

    BARNABAS GUNN: Solo No.4 in B minor for flute and basso continuo

    Performer: Martin Perkins. Performer: Musical and Amicable Society. Performer: Rachel Latham.
    • BARN COTTAGE RECORDS.
    • BCR 010.
  • Jeremiah Clarke

    JEREMIAH CLARK: To Myra

    Performer: Louise Wayman. Performer: Martin Perkins. Performer: Musical and Amicable Society.
    • BARN COTTAGE RECORDS.
    • BCR 010.
  • Capel Bond

    Concerto in 7 parts no. 1 in D major for trumpet, strings and continuo [1766]

    Conductor: Roy Goodman. Performer: Crispian Steeleā€Perkins. Performer: Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-66467.

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