Vauxhall in the outskirts of London was the scene of captivating outdoor concerts and public gatherings in the 18th century. Through tuneful English songs and brilliant symphonies and concertos by star composers Arne, Handel, J.C. Bach, and Hook, interspersed with anecdotes from the period, this podcast brings this festive atmosphere to life.
Written by Suzanne Stumpf and Daniel Ryan; narrated by Suzanne Stumpf
A video version of this episode can be seen here.
Elisabeth Axtell and Jane Sebring, natural horns; Sarah Darling and Jesse Irons, violins
Marcia Cassidy, viola; Daniel Ryan, cello; Jay Elfenbein, Baroque bass
Michael Bahmann, organ