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Archived The European Grand Tour
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The European Grand Tour

Corelli Concerto Grosso (09')
Bach Concerto for Oboe and Violin (16')
Rameau Music from Zoroastre, Les Boréades and Platée (15')
- INTERVAL - (20')
Purcell Suite from The Fairy Queen (15')
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.3 (10')
Handel Suite from Water Music (15')

Benjamin Bayl director/harpsichord
Thelma Handy violin
Jonathan Small oboe

They called it the Grand Tour, when 18th century youngsters would travel Europe in search of culture, learning, and a bit of fun on the side! Tonight, 18th-century music expert Benjamin Bayl takes the Orchestra on a musical Grand Tour: there’s timeless beauty from Bach, the latest Italian fashions from Corelli, spicy new flavours from Rameau in France and a bit of magical mischief from England’s very own Henry Purcell. And to finish, Handel’s ever-popular Water Music. All aboard!

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