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Composer of the Week;

Synopsis

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Purcell's Contemporaries
2/5. Donald Macleod surveys the brilliant generation of composers that first emerged as choristers at the Chapel Royal after the Restoration, including a musical spy and a heartbroken composer who shot himself on the toss of a coin.
Purcell Hear My Prayer Alastair Ross (organ),
Monteverdi Choir, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Blow No Lesbia, You Ask in Vain (Elegy on the Death of Queen Mary) (The Queen's Epicedium) John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo), Timothy Roberts (chamber organ) Matthew Locke Be Thou Exalted, Lord Choir of New College, Oxford, Parley of Instruments, conductor Edward Higginbottom Humfrey 0 Lord My God Charles Brett
(countertenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), David Thomas (bass), Michael Lewin (lute), Marilyn Samson (cello), Alastair Ross (organ), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Blow / Was Glad When They Said unto Me Robin
Blaze and Ashley Stafford (countertenors), Rogers Covey-Crump and Mark Le Brocq (tenors), Andrew Dale Forbes (bass), Choir of St Paul's Cathedral, Parley of Instruments, conductor John Scott
Clarke, arr Preston Prince of Denmark's March Simon Preston (organ) Repeated at 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Alastair Ross
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Tenor: Paula Chateauneuf
Unknown: Timothy Roberts
Unknown: Matthew Locke
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom
Unknown: Charles Brett
Tenor: David Thomas
Bass: Michael Lewin
Cello: Marilyn Samson
Cello: Alastair Ross
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Ashley Stafford
Conductor: Mark Le Brocq
Tenors: Andrew Dale Forbes
Conductor: John Scott
Unknown: Simon Preston

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Composer of the Week;

BBC Radio 3, 6 November 2007 12.00






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