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Composer of the Week:


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William Boyce
(1711-79). A chronological survey of the music of William Boyce , who has some claim to be regarded as the outstanding English composer of the mid-18th century. With excerpts from the Memoirof Dr Boyce by his contemporary Sir John Hawkins , read byGarard Green. Introduced by Donald Macleod. 1: Early Years
Spring Gardens Evelyln Tubb (soprano), Frances Kelly (triple harp)
Turn Thee unto Me Choir of New College, Oxford, director Edward Higginbottom Symphony No 8 in D minor
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
Peleus and Thetis (excerpts) Soloists,
Opera Restor'd, director Peter Holman (R) Producer Piers BurtoivPage


Unknown: William Boyce
Unknown: William Boyce
Unknown: Sir John Hawkins
Introduced By: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Evelyln Tubb
Soprano: Frances Kelly
Director: Edward Higginbottom
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Peter Holman

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Composer of the Week:

BBC Radio 3, 16 April 2001 9.00

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