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    The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by Lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to provide insight into music and music making.

    The Lyric Feature Friday 29 August 2014

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    The rise and fall of Mrs Margaret Leeson 18th century Ireland's premier madam who scandalised society by publishing her memoirs in 1795.

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    • Title: The Indian Queen - Trumpet Overture To Act Ii
      Composer: Henry Purcell
      Performer(s): Bath Festival Ensemble
      Performer(s): Bath Festival Ensemble
      Album: Unforgetable Classics: Baroque, 1162665
      Duration: 1:49
    • Title: Violin Concerto In F Major Ii Adagio
      Composer: Thomas Linley (The Younger)
      Performer(s): Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Mirijam Contzen, Reinhard Goebel
      Performer(s): Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Mirijam Contzen, Reinhard Goebel
      Album: Mozart in Italien, OC 753
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Allegro__From_Concerto_In_E_Flat
      Composer: Joseph Haydn
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer
      Album: The Instruments Of Classical Music: The Trumpet, 15237
      Duration: 3:29
    • Title: Voluntaries And Fugues
      Composer: Thomas Roseingrave
      Performer(s): H.Seale, Gavin Sutherland, The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Performer(s): H.Seale, Gavin Sutherland, The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Album: English String Miniatures, Vol.5, 8.557752
      Duration: 3:23
    • Title: Sonata In D Major, Hwv 359a, Iv Allegro
      Composer: George Frederick Handel
      Performer(s): John Holloway, Japper Ter Linden, Lars Ulrik
      Performer(s): John Holloway, Japper Ter Linden, Lars Ulrik
      Album: John Holloway, A London Concert, naimcd037
      Duration: 2:14
    • Title: Concerto For 2 Violins In D Minor, Bwv 1043: Largo Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Johann_Sebastian_Bach--
      Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana, Takako Nishizaki, Violinist, Alexander Jablokov, 2nd Violin
      Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana, Takako Nishizaki, Violinist, Alexander Jablokov, 2nd Violin
      Album: J.S. Bach, Violin Concertos, 8.550194
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: Allegro From Concerto For Two Trumpets
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer, Kurt Sandau
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer, Kurt Sandau
      Album: The Instruments Of Classical Music: The Trumpet, 15237
      Duration: 1:54
    • Title: Trumpet Tune And Air
      Composer: Henry Purcell
      Performer(s): Various Artists
      Performer(s): Various Artists
      Album: Summer Wedding : A Bride's Musical Guide, B003VE2QOU
      Duration: 1:12
    • Title: Composition De Musique, Suite No 1 : Premier Air: Rondeau
      Composer: Johann Sigismund Kusser
      Performer(s): Les Enchantants, Klaus Westermann
      Performer(s): Les Enchantants, Klaus Westermann
      Album: Johann Sigismund Kusser: Composition de Musique Suites Nos. 1-3, M56854
      Duration: 1:40
    • Title: 3 Flute Sonatas, No1 In G Minor : I. Adagio
      Composer: Francesco Geminiani,
      Performer(s): Festina Lente, Strumenti D’Epoca: Traversiere, Flauto D’Amore: Mario Folena; Clavicembalo, Organo: Roberto Loreggian; Fagotto: Paola Frezzato
      Performer(s): Festina Lente, Strumenti D’Epoca: Traversiere, Flauto D’Amore: Mario Folena; Clavicembalo, Organo: Roberto Loreggian; Fagotto: Paola Frezzato
      Album: Geminiani : Sonate e Arie per flauto e basso continuo, TC.680701
      Duration: 1:46
    • Title: Concerto For Violin And Spring Opus 8 Four Seasons No 2 Summer In G Minor Presto
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
      Performer(s): Musici San Di Marco Feat. Albert Lizzio
      Performer(s): Musici San Di Marco Feat. Albert Lizzio
      Album: Festival Of The Italian Composers Volume 2, 62552
      Duration: 0:56
    • Title: Concerto For Violin And Spring Opus 8 Four Seasons No 2 Summer In G Minor Presto
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
      Performer(s): Musici San Di Marco Feat. Albert Lizzio
      Performer(s): Musici San Di Marco Feat. Albert Lizzio
      Album: Festival Of The Italian Composers Volume 2, 62552
      Duration: 0:56
    • Title: Entrance Of The Queen Of Sheba
      Composer: George Fredrick Handel
      Performer(s): Arr. Harpham, James/Gale, John
      Performer(s): Arr. Harpham, James/Gale, John
      Album: Classics Revisited, SGCD04
      Duration: 2:02
    • Title: Acis And Gaeleta, Hwv 49b : Duet
      Composer: Lyricist John Gay, Composer - George Fredrick Handel,
      Performer(s): Kym Amps, Angus Davidson, Robin Doveton, David Van Asch, Scholars Baroque Ensemble
      Performer(s): Kym Amps, Angus Davidson, Robin Doveton, David Van Asch, Scholars Baroque Ensemble
      Album: Handel : Acis and Galatea, 8.553188
      Duration: 0:28
    • Title: Carolan's Dream
      Composer: Turlough O'Carolan
      Performer(s): Mark Harmer
      Performer(s): Mark Harmer
      Album: Carolan's Journey, Vol. 1, Carolan's Journey, Vol. 1, B002FW5AJW
      Duration: 0:50
    • Title: Entrance Of The Queen Of Sheba
      Composer: George Fredrick Handel
      Performer(s): Arr. Harpham, James/Gale, John
      Performer(s): Arr. Harpham, James/Gale, John
      Album: Classics Revisited, SGCD04
      Duration: 2:02
    • Title: Thomas And Sally : Overture 1 : Presto
      Composer: Thomas Arne
      Performer(s): Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage
      Performer(s): Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage
      Album: Thomas Arne Overtures - Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage, CHAN 0722
      Duration: 0:59
    • Title: Allegro From Concerto For Two Trumpets
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer, Kurt Sandau
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer, Kurt Sandau
      Album: The Instruments Of Classical Music: The Trumpet, 15237
      Duration: 1:54
    • Title: Concerto Grosso In E Minor, Op 3, No.3,: Iv. Allegro
      Composer: Francesco Geminiani,
      Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana
      Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana
      Album: Italian Baroque Favourites, 8.553447
      Duration: 2:02
    • Title: Symphony No1 In B Flat Major : 1. Allegro
      Composer: William Boyce
      Performer(s): Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood,
      Performer(s): Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood,
      Album: Boyce : Symphones Nos. 1-8, Decca 4730812
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: O Polly You Might Have Toyd And Kissed
      Composer: John Gay
      Performer(s): Sarah Walker (Mezzo-Soprano), Bronwen Mills (Soprano),
      Performer(s): Sarah Walker (Mezzo-Soprano), Bronwen Mills (Soprano),
      Album: The Beggar's Opera CD1, CDA66591/2
      Duration: 0:26
    • Title: Overture Act 1, No 2
      Composer: John Gay
      Performer(s): The Broadside Band, Jeremy Barlow (Conductor)
      Performer(s): The Broadside Band, Jeremy Barlow (Conductor)
      Album: The Beggar's Opera CD1, CDA66591/2
      Duration: 3:06
    • Title: King Arthur Or The British Worthy (After Purcell's Z628) Overture Con Spirito
      Composer: Thomas Arne
      Performer(s): Capella Savaria, Mary Terey-Smith,
      Performer(s): Capella Savaria, Mary Terey-Smith,
      Album: Thomas A. Arne : Overtures and Cantatas, CRC 3072 CD
      Duration: 2:31
    • Title: Sonata In G Minor (Ground On A Bass Of Lully ): Adagio
      Composer: Henry Purcell
      Performer(s): London Baroque Ensemble
      Performer(s): London Baroque Ensemble
      Album: Classic CD (Issue 39), HMC901438
      Duration: 4:12
    • Title: Composition De Musique, Suite No 1 : Premier Air: Rondeau
      Composer: Johann Sigismund Kusser
      Performer(s): Les Enchantants, Klaus Westermann
      Performer(s): Les Enchantants, Klaus Westermann
      Album: Johann Sigismund Kusser: Composition de Musique Suites Nos. 1-3, M56854
      Duration: 1:40
    • Title: Concerto In D Minor (After F. Geminiani's Op.1, Nos 2) : Ii. Allegro
      Composer: Charles Avison
      Performer(s): The Avison Ensemble, Pavlo Beznosiuk,
      Performer(s): The Avison Ensemble, Pavlo Beznosiuk,
      Album: Charles Avison - 12 Concerti Grossi after Geminiani, dda 21210
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Dido And Aeneas When I Am Laid In Earth' (Dido's Lament)
      Composer: Henry Purcell
      Performer(s): Inf
      Performer(s): Inf
      Album: Tranquillity Of Baroque, #3984222412
      Duration: 1:26
    • Title: The Indian Queen - Trumpet Overture To Act Ii
      Composer: Henry Purcell
      Performer(s): Bath Festival Ensemble
      Performer(s): Bath Festival Ensemble
      Album: Unforgetable Classics: Baroque, 1162665
      Duration: 1:49
    • Title: Violin Concerto In F Major Ii Adagio
      Composer: Thomas Linley (The Younger)
      Performer(s): Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Mirijam Contzen, Reinhard Goebel
      Performer(s): Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Mirijam Contzen, Reinhard Goebel
      Album: Mozart in Italien, OC 753
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Allegro__From_Concerto_In_E_Flat
      Composer: Joseph Haydn
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer
      Album: The Instruments Of Classical Music: The Trumpet, 15237
      Duration: 3:29
    • Title: Voluntaries And Fugues
      Composer: Thomas Roseingrave
      Performer(s): H.Seale, Gavin Sutherland, The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Performer(s): H.Seale, Gavin Sutherland, The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Album: English String Miniatures, Vol.5, 8.557752
      Duration: 3:23
    • Title: Sonata In D Major, Hwv 359a, Iv Allegro
      Composer: George Frederick Handel
      Performer(s): John Holloway, Japper Ter Linden, Lars Ulrik
      Performer(s): John Holloway, Japper Ter Linden, Lars Ulrik
      Album: John Holloway, A London Concert, naimcd037
      Duration: 2:14
    • Title: Concerto For 2 Violins In D Minor, Bwv 1043: Largo Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Johann_Sebastian_Bach--
      Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana, Takako Nishizaki, Violinist, Alexander Jablokov, 2nd Violin
      Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana, Takako Nishizaki, Violinist, Alexander Jablokov, 2nd Violin
      Album: J.S. Bach, Violin Concertos, 8.550194
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: Allegro From Concerto For Two Trumpets
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer, Kurt Sandau
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer, Kurt Sandau
      Album: The Instruments Of Classical Music: The Trumpet, 15237
      Duration: 1:54
    • Title: Trumpet Tune And Air
      Composer: Henry Purcell
      Performer(s): Various Artists
      Performer(s): Various Artists
      Album: Summer Wedding : A Bride's Musical Guide, B003VE2QOU
      Duration: 1:12
    • Title: Composition De Musique, Suite No 1 : Premier Air: Rondeau
      Composer: Johann Sigismund Kusser
      Performer(s): Les Enchantants, Klaus Westermann
      Performer(s): Les Enchantants, Klaus Westermann
      Album: Johann Sigismund Kusser: Composition de Musique Suites Nos. 1-3, M56854
      Duration: 1:40
    • Title: 3 Flute Sonatas, No1 In G Minor : I. Adagio
      Composer: Francesco Geminiani,
      Performer(s): Festina Lente, Strumenti D’Epoca: Traversiere, Flauto D’Amore: Mario Folena; Clavicembalo, Organo: Roberto Loreggian; Fagotto: Paola Frezzato
      Performer(s): Festina Lente, Strumenti D’Epoca: Traversiere, Flauto D’Amore: Mario Folena; Clavicembalo, Organo: Roberto Loreggian; Fagotto: Paola Frezzato
      Album: Geminiani : Sonate e Arie per flauto e basso continuo, TC.680701
      Duration: 1:46
    • Title: Concerto For Violin And Spring Opus 8 Four Seasons No 2 Summer In G Minor Presto
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
      Performer(s): Musici San Di Marco Feat. Albert Lizzio
      Performer(s): Musici San Di Marco Feat. Albert Lizzio
      Album: Festival Of The Italian Composers Volume 2, 62552
      Duration: 0:56
    • Title: Concerto For Violin And Spring Opus 8 Four Seasons No 2 Summer In G Minor Presto
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
      Performer(s): Musici San Di Marco Feat. Albert Lizzio
      Performer(s): Musici San Di Marco Feat. Albert Lizzio
      Album: Festival Of The Italian Composers Volume 2, 62552
      Duration: 0:56
    • Title: Entrance Of The Queen Of Sheba
      Composer: George Fredrick Handel
      Performer(s): Arr. Harpham, James/Gale, John
      Performer(s): Arr. Harpham, James/Gale, John
      Album: Classics Revisited, SGCD04
      Duration: 2:02
    • Title: Acis And Gaeleta, Hwv 49b : Duet
      Composer: Lyricist John Gay, Composer - George Fredrick Handel,
      Performer(s): Kym Amps, Angus Davidson, Robin Doveton, David Van Asch, Scholars Baroque Ensemble
      Performer(s): Kym Amps, Angus Davidson, Robin Doveton, David Van Asch, Scholars Baroque Ensemble
      Album: Handel : Acis and Galatea, 8.553188
      Duration: 0:28
    • Title: Carolan's Dream
      Composer: Turlough O'Carolan
      Performer(s): Mark Harmer
      Performer(s): Mark Harmer
      Album: Carolan's Journey, Vol. 1, Carolan's Journey, Vol. 1, B002FW5AJW
      Duration: 0:50
    • Title: Entrance Of The Queen Of Sheba
      Composer: George Fredrick Handel
      Performer(s): Arr. Harpham, James/Gale, John
      Performer(s): Arr. Harpham, James/Gale, John
      Album: Classics Revisited, SGCD04
      Duration: 2:02
    • Title: Thomas And Sally : Overture 1 : Presto
      Composer: Thomas Arne
      Performer(s): Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage
      Performer(s): Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage
      Album: Thomas Arne Overtures - Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage, CHAN 0722
      Duration: 0:59
    • Title: Allegro From Concerto For Two Trumpets
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer, Kurt Sandau
      Performer(s): Ludwig Güttler, New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer, Kurt Sandau
      Album: The Instruments Of Classical Music: The Trumpet, 15237
      Duration: 1:54
    • Title: Concerto Grosso In E Minor, Op 3, No.3,: Iv. Allegro
      Composer: Francesco Geminiani,
      Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana
      Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana
      Album: Italian Baroque Favourites, 8.553447
      Duration: 2:02
    • Title: Symphony No1 In B Flat Major : 1. Allegro
      Composer: William Boyce
      Performer(s): Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood,
      Performer(s): Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood,
      Album: Boyce : Symphones Nos. 1-8, Decca 4730812
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: O Polly You Might Have Toyd And Kissed
      Composer: John Gay
      Performer(s): Sarah Walker (Mezzo-Soprano), Bronwen Mills (Soprano),
      Performer(s): Sarah Walker (Mezzo-Soprano), Bronwen Mills (Soprano),
      Album: The Beggar's Opera CD1, CDA66591/2
      Duration: 0:26
    • Title: Overture Act 1, No 2
      Composer: John Gay
      Performer(s): The Broadside Band, Jeremy Barlow (Conductor)
      Performer(s): The Broadside Band, Jeremy Barlow (Conductor)
      Album: The Beggar's Opera CD1, CDA66591/2
      Duration: 3:06
    • Title: King Arthur Or The British Worthy (After Purcell's Z628) Overture Con Spirito
      Composer: Thomas Arne
      Performer(s): Capella Savaria, Mary Terey-Smith,
      Performer(s): Capella Savaria, Mary Terey-Smith,
      Album: Thomas A. Arne : Overtures and Cantatas, CRC 3072 CD
      Duration: 2:31
    • Title: Sonata In G Minor (Ground On A Bass Of Lully ): Adagio
      Composer: Henry Purcell
      Performer(s): London Baroque Ensemble
      Performer(s): London Baroque Ensemble
      Album: Classic CD (Issue 39), HMC901438
      Duration: 4:12
    • Title: Composition De Musique, Suite No 1 : Premier Air: Rondeau
      Composer: Johann Sigismund Kusser
      Performer(s): Les Enchantants, Klaus Westermann
      Performer(s): Les Enchantants, Klaus Westermann
      Album: Johann Sigismund Kusser: Composition de Musique Suites Nos. 1-3, M56854
      Duration: 1:40
    • Title: Concerto In D Minor (After F. Geminiani's Op.1, Nos 2) : Ii. Allegro
      Composer: Charles Avison
      Performer(s): The Avison Ensemble, Pavlo Beznosiuk,
      Performer(s): The Avison Ensemble, Pavlo Beznosiuk,
      Album: Charles Avison - 12 Concerti Grossi after Geminiani, dda 21210
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Dido And Aeneas When I Am Laid In Earth' (Dido's Lament)
      Composer: Henry Purcell
      Performer(s): Inf
      Performer(s): Inf
      Album: Tranquillity Of Baroque, #3984222412
      Duration: 1:26

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