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Composers of the Week: Mozart and the English Mozarts


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3: Shakespeare Now Demands Thy Lays. Shakespeare was to the so-called English Mozarts what
Metastasian opera seria was to
Mozart. Roderick Swanston contrasts the differing responses of each to their changing theatrical traditions. Mozart Lucio Silla (Act 1, excerpt)
Arnold Schoenberg Choir,
Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Bishop 0 Happy Fair!
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
Bishop, arr Bush By the Simplicity of Venus' Doves
Paul Elliott (tenor),
Lena-Liis Kiesel (piano)
Unley A Lyric Ode on the Fairies, Aerial Beings and Witches of Shakespeare (Part 2)
Lorna Anderson and Julia Gooding
(sopranos), Richard Wistreich (bass), Parley of Instruments Choir and Baroque Orchestra, conductor Paul Nicholson
Repeated next Wednesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Mozart Lucio Silla
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Piano: Graham Johnson
Tenor: Paul Elliott
Piano: Lena-Liis Kiesel
Unknown: Lorna Anderson
Sopranos: Julia Gooding
Sopranos: Richard Wistreich
Conductor: Paul Nicholson
Giunia: Edita Gruberova (soprano)
Cecilio: Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo)

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Composers of the Week: Mozart and the English Mozarts

BBC Radio 3, 21 January 1998 12.00

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