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The Bach Players at the London Festival of Baroque Music 2015

Lucie Skeaping presents keyboard music and trio sonatas by Jacquet de la Guerre performed by the Bach Players under Nicolette Moonen at the London Festival of Baroque Music 2015.

Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre at the London Festival of Baroque Music
Lucy Skeaping introduces solo keyboard music and trio sonatas by Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, born 350 years ago this year. Hailed in her lifetime as worthy of a seat on Mount Parnassus, de La Guerre's music was frequently enjoyed at the courts of both Louis XIV and Louis XV, but much of her keyboard music was presumed to be lost until it was rediscovered in recent times. Here the distinguished harpsichordist, Béatrice Martin, plays her keyboard suites in the magnificent surroundings of London's Wallace Collection, famous for its 18th-century French paintings and furniture.

Béatrice Martin (harpsichord)
The Bach Players
Nicolette Moonen (artistic director).

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Music Played

  • Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

    Trio sonata no. 3 in D major

    Ensemble: The Bach Players. Conductor: Nicolette Moonen.
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

    Suite in D minor

    Ensemble: The Bach Players. Conductor: Nicolette Moonen.
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

    Suite in A minor

    Performer: Béatrice Martin. Conductor: Nicolette Moonen.
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

    Trio Sonata in C minor

    Performer: Oliver Webber. Performer: Nicolette Moonen. Performer: Silas Wollston. Performer: Reiko Ichise. Ensemble: The Bach Players.

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