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Music in 18th-century Newcastle

Lucie Skeaping talks to Rosemary Southey of Newcastle University about the musical scene in the north east of England in the eighteenth century, with works by Charles Avison, John Garth and William Herschel.

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22 minutes

Music Played

  • Charles Avison

    Concerto grosso in D, Op 4 No 7

    Ensemble: Avison Ensemble. Director: Pavlo Beznosiuk.
    • Naxos.
  • Charles Avison

    Concerto grosso No 2 in D minor (after Geminiani)

    Ensemble: Avison Ensemble. Director: Pavlo Beznosiuk.
    • DIVINE ART.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Now sweetly smiling peace descends (from Deborah)

    Conductor: Joachim Carlos Martini. Orchestra: Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra. Singer: Natacha Ducret.
    • Naxos.
  • James Oswald

    Pinky House

    Performer: Concerto Caledonia. Singer: Mhairi Lawson. Director: David McGuinness.
    • LINN.
  • John Garth

    Cello Concerto No 5 in D minor (1st Movement)

    Performer: Richard Tunnicliffe. Ensemble: Avison Ensemble. Director: Pavlo Beznosiuk.
    • DIVINE ART.
  • William Herschel

    Sonata in D, Op 4 No 4

    Performer: Florian Deuter. Performer: Mark Caudle. Performer: Timothy Roberts.
    • Hyperion.
  • Charles Avison

    Concerto in 7 parts in C major Op.10

    Ensemble: Avison Ensemble. Director: Pavlo Beznosiuk.
    • DIVINE ART.

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