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Behind the Masque


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In the last of the series profiling practitioners of early music, Roderick Swanston talks to the conductor John Eliot Gardiner. With his virtuoso Monteverdi Choir and many orchestras he has won a large following for his vibrant performances.
With excerpts from vocal music by Lejeune and Rameau performed by his teacher Nadia Boulanger.

Victoria Tenebrae
Westminster Cathedral Choir
George Malcolm C Bach Organ Concerto in F, Op 7 No 2
Boyd Neel Orchestra/Thurston Dart (organ)
John Eliot Gardiner himself conducts the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, the English Baroque Soloists, the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique and the Vienna Phiharmonic in excerpts from:
Monteverdi Vespers (1610)
Rameau Les Boreades
Mozart Le nozze di Figaro (Act II, finale)
Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
Lehar The Merry Widow



Presenter: Roderick Swanston
Guest: John Eliot Gardiner
Series Producer: Nick Morgan

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