Baroque Spring Live


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As part of Radio 3's month-long celebration of the music and culture of the Baroque, Edward Higginbottom and the Choir of New College, Oxford, perform sacred music by Moulinie, Rameau, Clerambault, Couperin and Charpentier, live from their own historic chapel.

Introduced by Sean Rafferty

Choir of New College, Oxford

Collegium Novum

Edward Higginbottom (conductor)

Etienne Moulinie: O dulce nomen

Jean-Philippe Rameau: Laboravi

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault: Ante thronum trinitatis

Francois Couperin: Lauda Sion

Francois Couperin: Precatio ad Deum

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: De profundis.

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Radio 3's month-long celebration of Baroque music and culture continues with harpsichordist Carole Cerasi playing D'Anglebert, Couperin, Rameau and Forqueray live at the National Trust property of Hatchlands in Surrey, home to the Cobbe Collection of historic keyboard instruments.

Introduced by Sean Rafferty

Carole Cerasi (harpsichord)

Jean-Henry d'Anglebert: Suite No. 2 in G minor:

Prelude; Allemande; Courante; Sarabande; Gigue; Passacaille

Francois Couperin: Prelude No. 2 in D minor (from L'Art de Toucher le Clavecin)

From Ordre No. 19 in D major/minor:

L'Artiste; Les Culbutes Ixcxbxnxs; La Muse-Plantine

Jean-Philippe Rameau: Cinq Pieces:

L'Agacante; La Livri; L'Indiscrete; La Timide 1er rondeau

La Timide 2e rondeau

Antoine Forqueray: Suite No. 2 in G major:

La Bouron; La Mandoline; La Du Breuil; La Leclair.

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Radio 3's month-long celebration of the music and culture of the Baroque continues with chamber music by Handel, live from St Lawrence Whitchurch, Little Stanmore, the church where Handel played the organ while working for the Duke of Chandos at his nearby house at Cannons. The performers are the Academy of Ancient Music, directed by Richard Egarr.

Introduced by Sean Rafferty

Academy of Ancient Music:

Rachel Brown (flute and recorder)

Pavlo Beznosiuk (violin)

Richard Egarr (harpsichord and organ)

Handel: Flute Sonata in E minor, Op.1 No.1

Handel: Violin Sonata in G minor, Op.1 No.10

Organ improvisation after a Handel Op.1 sonata

Handel: Recorder Sonata in C, Op.1 No.7

Geminiani: Violin Sonata in D.