Phew - made it....
Season 3, Ep. 7
Robert and Eamonn just about made it through the autumn - even a brief encounter in Dublin - and chat through recent times, looking forward to 2023. After lockdowns and the post-crisis desperation for work, has anything changed? Music by Kim Porter, Thea Musgrave, Judith Weir, H.Diack Johnstone, Monteverdi and some 16th century pluckers. Performances by Chamber Choir Ireland, National Youth Choir of Scotland, Bath Camerata, New College, Oxford, I Fagiolini (and José Feliciano).
Bach Passions - Part 1
Season 4, Ep. 4
The first of two programmes in which Eamonn and Nicholas consider J.S.Bach's two Passion settings.
Music for LENT ('slow' in French / 'fast' in English)
Season 4, Ep. 3
Eamonn, Nicholas and Robert trawl some mostly unusual repertoire for Lent and Holy Week.Giovanni Croce - Mascarate da Furlani (1590)I Fagiolini / Robert HollingworthDawn Walters - Pro dolorosa Eius passione (2021)Swan Consort / Anita DattaPoulenc - Vinea mea electa (1938)Bavarian Radio Chorus / Peter DijkstraRocío Jurado - La Saeta al Cristo de Los GitanosErnst Krenek - from Lamentatio Jeremiæ Prophetæ, Op. 93 (1941)RIAS Kammerchor, Berlin / Marcus CreedCristobal de Morales - Agnus Dei from Missa Mille Regretz (1536)De Profundis / Robert HollingworthCecila McDowall - The Lord is good (2012)Sospiri / Christopher Watson
Playing with Purcell (in Norway)
Season 4, Ep. 2
In a Norway as snowy as 'The Cold Scene' from King Arthur, Robert and new regular presenter Nicholas Mulroy work with friend and violinist, Bjarte Eike - the creative playboy behind Barokksolistene and The Alehouse Boys - and find that play has a serious place in music-making.Purcell - Curtain Tune (Timon of Athens) - The Alehouse Sessions / BarokksolistenePurcell - Hole in the wall (Abdelazar) - The Alehouse Sessions / Barokksolistene Playford - Wallom Green - The Alehouse Sessions / Barokksolistene Purcell - Ah Belinda - Dido and Aeneas - Catherine Bott / Academy of Ancient MusicPurcell - Urge me no more - Anna Dennis (Stour Music Live)Monteverdi - Zefiro torna (a 2) - SWEET TORMENT Nicholas Mulroy / Nicholas Hurndall Smith Monteverdi - Zefiro torna (a 5) - SWEET TORMENT / I Fagiolini Monteverdi - Volgendo il ciel - FLAMING HEART / I FagioliniAnon - Haul away, Jo - The Alehouse Sessions / BarokksolisteneCastello - Sonata in D minor - Monteverdi: The Other Vespers - Bjarte Eike, Lynda Sayce, Robert HollingworthPurcell - Adagio & Glittering Queen - The Playhouse Sessions / Barokksolistene