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Behind the Masque

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
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
Responsories
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

(Discs)

Contributors

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






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