CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (1941-2014)

Conductor, Musicologist, Keyboard player

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Ancient & Modern by Anthony Fabian

September 10, 2011

Friends and colleagues reflect on Christopher's career to date in a birthday tribute by Anthony Fabian.

 

cjh70.jpgAvailable as a podcast here or from Gramophone magazine, the Academy of Ancient Music and iTunes, and featuring key recordings from his discography, the programme charts the developments of Christopher's career — as keyboard player, broadcaster, scholar and conductor — alongside those of the music industry at large.

Contributors include singers Emma Kirkby, Catherine Bott, James Bowman and David Thomas; long-time AAM leader Catherine Mackintosh; former AAM General Manager, Paul Hughes; Chairman of the AAM Board, Christopher Purvis; former Decca recording engineer John Dunkerley; Neville Marriner, with whom Christopher worked as continuo player and musicologist for the Academy of St Martin in the Fields; James Jolly, Editor-in-chief of Gramophone magazine; and Nicholas Kenyon, formerly Controller of BBC Radio 3 and Director of the Proms and now Managing Director of the Barbican Centre. Anthony Fabian directs and produces feature films and classical music documentaries.

 

Featured recordings

(in order of appearance)

Boyce, Symphony No. 1 in B flat — I. Allegro
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Handel arr. Mozart, Acis and Galatea K566 — Introduction to Act II
Handel and Haydn Society, Christopher Hogwood

Compère, O Bone Jesu
Early Music Consort of London, David Munrow

Anon, Saltarello
Early Music Consort of London, David Munrow

Purcell, Dido and Aeneas Z626 — When I Am Laid in Earth
Catherine Bott, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Handel, Organ Concerto Op. 4 No. 4 in F HWV 292 — II. Andante
George Malcolm, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

Handel, Water Music Suite No. 1 in F HWV 348 — V. Air
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

— V. Air & XI. Alla Hornpipe
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

J. S. Bach, Bist du bei mir BWV 508
Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Handel, Orlando HWV 31 — Gieroglifici Eterni
David Thomas, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Vivaldi, Stabat Mater RV 621 — I. Stabat Mater Dolorosa
James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Pergolesi, Stabat Mater — I. Stabat Mater Dolorosa
Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Arne, Overture No. 3 in G — I. Presto & II. Andante
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Purcell, Don Quixote Z578 — From Rosie Bow'rs
Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Purcell, Oedipus Z583 — Music for a While
James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

J. S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D BWV 1050a — I. Allegro
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Handel, Orlando HWV 31 — Non Fu Gia Men Forte Alcide & Ah Stigie Larve
James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Mozart, Symphony No. 41 in C K551 "Jupiter" — IV. Finale. Molto allegro
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Handel, Messiah HWV 56 — Sinfony
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

— Thou Art Gone up on High
Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

— The Trumpet Shall Sound
David Thomas, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Handel, Orlando HWV 31 — Gia L'Ebro Mio Ciglio
James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Handel, Athalia HWV 52 — My Vengeance Awakes Me
Joan Sutherland, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

— Blooming Virgins, Spotless Train
Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Handel, Rinaldo HWV 7 — Lascia Ch'Io Pianga
Cecilia Bartoli, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Haydn, Symphony No. 45 in F sharp minor "Farewell" — IV. Finale. Presto–Adagio
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Haydn, Creation — On Mighty Pens Uplifted Soars the Eagle Aloft
Emma Kirkby, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Stravinksy, Pulcinella — I. Overture
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Hogwood

Martinů, La Revue de cuisine — I. Prologue & X. End of the story
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Christopher Hogwood

Stravinsky, The Rake's Progress — No Word from Tom
Emma Kirkby, Kammerorchester Basel, Christopher Hogwood

Boyce, Symphony No. 5 in D — I. Allegro ma non troppo
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D Minor Op. 125 "Choral" — II. Molto vivace
Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

 
 

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