Behind The Masque

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 21 January 199519950121

Producer: N.

MORGAN

Next in series: TON KOOPMAN

Previous in series: 14 January 1995

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1995 15:00-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-01-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 21 January 199519950121

Producer: N.

MORGAN

Next in series: TON KOOPMAN

Previous in series: 14 January 1995

Broadcast history

21 Jan 1995 15:00-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-01-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Peter Philips19950211

Producer: N.

MORGAN

Next in series: 6/9

Previous in series: PHILIP PICKETT

Broadcast history

11 Feb 1995 15:00-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-01-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Peter Philips19950211

Producer: N.

MORGAN

Next in series: 6/9

Previous in series: PHILIP PICKETT

Broadcast history

11 Feb 1995 15:00-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-01-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Philip Pickett19950204

Producer: N.

MORGAN

Next in series: PETER PHILIPS

Previous in series: TON KOOPMAN

Broadcast history

04 Feb 1995 15:00-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-01-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Philip Pickett19950204

Producer: N.

MORGAN

Next in series: PETER PHILIPS

Previous in series: TON KOOPMAN

Broadcast history

04 Feb 1995 15:00-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-01-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ton Koopman19950128

Producer: N.

MORGAN

Next in series: PHILIP PICKETT

Previous in series: 21 January 1995

Broadcast history

28 Jan 1995 15:00-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-01-16.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ton Koopman19950128

Producer: N.

MORGAN

Next in series: PHILIP PICKETT

Previous in series: 21 January 1995

Broadcast history

28 Jan 1995 15:00-17:00 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-01-16.

198A01Four Seasons19980124

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers to put away their treatises and reveal the personal element in their music making.

1: Harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock, who in 1973 founded one of Britain's first period instrument orchestras, the ENGLISH Concert.

Recordings include keyboard music by Bryd and Paradies, and excerpts from Vivaldi's `Four Seasons', Mozart's `Symphony No 25', Haydn's `Symphony No 35' and Handel's `Belshazzar'.

198A01Four Seasons19980124

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers to put away their treatises and reveal the personal element in their music making.

1: Harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock, who in 1973 founded one of Britain's first period instrument orchestras, the ENGLISH Concert.

Recordings include keyboard music by Bryd and Paradies, and excerpts from Vivaldi's `Four Seasons', Mozart's `Symphony No 25', Haydn's `Symphony No 35' and Handel's `Belshazzar'.

198A0219980131

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to reveal the personal element in their music-making.

2: Philippe Herreweghe trained as a PSYCHIATRIST before turning to full-time conducting with the choir he formed in his home town of Ghent in 1972, the Collegium Vocale.

Since then, he has formed two other vocal and instrumental ensembles - la Chapelle Royale and the Orchestre des Champs-Elysees - to give performances of a wide range of music from Josquin to Schoenberg, always characterised by a gentle and lovingly prepared beauty of sound.

198A0219980131

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to reveal the personal element in their music-making.

2: Philippe Herreweghe trained as a PSYCHIATRIST before turning to full-time conducting with the choir he formed in his home town of Ghent in 1972, the Collegium Vocale.

Since then, he has formed two other vocal and instrumental ensembles - la Chapelle Royale and the Orchestre des Champs-Elysees - to give performances of a wide range of music from Josquin to Schoenberg, always characterised by a gentle and lovingly prepared beauty of sound.

198A0319980207

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to reveal the personal element in their music making.

3: The Kuijken brothers were born in a small Belgian village without a radio and started playing on home-made medieval fiddles.

Unlike many other early-music pioneers they have stuck to their Baroque and classical roots.

Excerpts from works by Couperin, Bach, Muthel, Boccherini, Haydn and Mozart.

198A0319980207

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to reveal the personal element in their music making.

3: The Kuijken brothers were born in a small Belgian village without a radio and started playing on home-made medieval fiddles.

Unlike many other early-music pioneers they have stuck to their Baroque and classical roots.

Excerpts from works by Couperin, Bach, Muthel, Boccherini, Haydn and Mozart.

198A04A Night At The Chinese Opera19980214

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to reveal the personal element in their music making.

4: As founder and director of the Taverner Choir, Consort and Players, Andrew Parrott has long enjoyed a reputation as one of Britain's leading conductors of Baroque music and as a trenchant defender of Bach's choral music performed once voice to a part.

But he has also conducted symphony orchestras and operas, and worked in the field of contemporary music.

Including choral music by Machaut, Gabrieli, Bach and Handel, and excerpts from Judith Weir's opera `A Night at the Chinese Opera'.

198A04A Night At The Chinese Opera19980214

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to reveal the personal element in their music making.

4: As founder and director of the Taverner Choir, Consort and Players, Andrew Parrott has long enjoyed a reputation as one of Britain's leading conductors of Baroque music and as a trenchant defender of Bach's choral music performed once voice to a part.

But he has also conducted symphony orchestras and operas, and worked in the field of contemporary music.

Including choral music by Machaut, Gabrieli, Bach and Handel, and excerpts from Judith Weir's opera `A Night at the Chinese Opera'.

198A05Gloriana19980221

Roderick Swanston talks to six leading performers of early music.

5: Julian Bream got his first lute when a sailor sold one to his father.

The boy was also given a jazz guitar, but he was determined to play the classical instrument.

At music college neither of his instruments was taught, but he went on to create a new audience for new repertoire.

Music includes Dowland: Forlorn Hope Fancy; Three Songs.

With Peter Pears (tenor).

Rosseter: Sacred End Pavan and Galliard.

Britten, arr Bream: Dances from `Gloriana'.

Falla: Homenaje pour le tombeau de Debussy.

Bach, arr Bream: Chaconne in D minor.

198A0619980228

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to reveal the personal element in their music making.

6: The baritone Paul Hillier performs a selection of works.

Records include: Duparc: L'invitation au voyage.

Cornysh: Ah Robin.

Tallis: Lamentations (excerpt).

Dunstable: Veni sancte spiritus.

Tormis: Ingrian Evenings (excerpt).

Arvo Part: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten.

Reich: The Cave (excerpts).

Anon: Benidicamus domino.

198A0619980228

Roderick Swanston asks six leading performers of early music to reveal the personal element in their music making.

6: The baritone Paul Hillier performs a selection of works.

Records include: Duparc: L'invitation au voyage.

Cornysh: Ah Robin.

Tallis: Lamentations (excerpt).

Dunstable: Veni sancte spiritus.

Tormis: Ingrian Evenings (excerpt).

Arvo Part: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten.

Reich: The Cave (excerpts).

Anon: Benidicamus domino.