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Convent, Court and Salon

Deborah Roberts, director of the BREMF Consort of Voices, joins Lucie Skeaping to talk about the role of female musicians in 17th-century Italian life.

Convent, Court and Salon.
Lucie Skeaping is joined by Deborah Roberts, director of the Brighton Early Music Festival Consort of Voices, to talk about the role of women musicians and composers in 17th-century Italian musical life. Amongst these was Chiara Margarita Cozzolani whose double-choir setting of the Vespers we'll hear today in this concert, recorded at the festival earlier this month. (Photo Credit: Robert Piwko)

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  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

    Vespers: Domine ad adiuvandum me

    Conductor: Deborah Roberts. Performer: Alex Mccartney. Performer: Bremf Consort Of Voices. Performer: Claire Williams.
  • Francesca Caccini

    Io veggio i campi verdeggiar for voice and continuo

    Performer: Alex Mccartney. Performer: Claire Williams. Performer: Clare Wilkinson.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    Begli occhi for voice and continuo

    Performer: Alex Mccartney. Performer: Claire Williams. Performer: Clare Wilkinson. Performer: Deborah Roberts.
  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

    Vespers: Laudate Pueri

    Performer: Alex Mccartney. Performer: Deborah Roberts. Performer: BREMF Consort of Voices.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    Amor dormiglione for voice and continuo

    Performer: Alex Mccartney. Performer: Claire Williams. Performer: Clare Wilkinson.
  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

    Vespers: Magnificat

    Performer: Alex Mccartney. Performer: BREMF Consort of Voices. Performer: Claire Williams. Performer: Deborah Roberts.

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