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Handel at Vauxhall, Vol. 2 / Cunningham, London Early Opera


Release Date: 09/01/2017 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 479  
Composer:  William BoyceGeorge Frideric HandelJohn StanleyThomas Gladwin,   ... 
Performer:  Gregory TassellMary BevanCharles MacDougallNicky Spence,   ... 
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

London Early Opera continue their programme themed around a typical evening’s entertainment at the 17th & 18th century Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, with a second collection of works by George Frideric Handel and contemporary composers of the day (John Stanley, Thomas Gladwin, John Lampe and Johann Adolph Hasse). Featuring performances by soloists Claire Bessant, Mary Bevan, Benjamin Bevan, Eleanor Dennis, Charles MacDougale, Nicky Spence and Greg Tassell, the programme evokes the carnival of music and entertainments that amused visitors in these London gardens for nearly 200 years. The booklet notes feature images and expert commentaries on the Vauxhall Gardens by author David E. Coke and as well as conductor and musicologist Bridget Read more Cunningham. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Spring Gardens by William Boyce
Performer:  Gregory Tassell (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
2.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 4 in A minor, HWV 322 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
3.
The Power of Music and Beauty by John Stanley
Performer:  Mary Bevan (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
4.
From scourging rebellion, HWV 228 no 9 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Gregory Tassell (Tenor), Charles MacDougall (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1746; England 
5.
Colin's Description of Vauxhall "Green-Wood Hall" by Thomas Gladwin
Performer:  Nicky Spence (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
6.
Hornpipe in D major, HWV 356 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Baroque 
7.
The Farewel to Vaux Hall by John Frederick Lampe
Performer:  Gregory Tassell (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
8.
Comus, HWV 44 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Eleanor Dennis (Soprano), Benjamin Bevan (Baritone), Claire Bessent (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1745; London, England 
9.
The Ladies in Vaux-Hall-Gardens, to the British Officers at Dettingen by Thomas Gladwin
Performer:  Eleanor Dennis (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
10.
Roger and Sue a Ballad to a Favourite Air by Sig.r Hasse by Johann Adolf Hasse
Performer:  Nicky Spence (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera
Period: Classical 
Written: Germany 
11.
A Loyal Song "God Save Great George Ye King" by Anonymous
Performer:  Benjamin Bevan (Baritone), Charles MacDougall (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bridget Cunningham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Early Opera

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