The Musician/Astronomer and his Friends: The Private Music of Herschel, Linley, Jackson and others in Bath in the 1760s and ‘70s.
Sara Stowe (Harpsichord and Fortepiano)
Ibi Azziz (Cello and Viola da Gamba)
Simon Koderand (Violin)
Matthew Spring (Guitars)
Bath Spa graduate students (Singers)
This concert explores the elegies, sonatas, songs and solos heard at the more intimate concerts in Bath around 1770. Along with Herschel, Linley and Jackson we include songs and instrumental music by other composers from Bath (Chilcot, Brooks and Milgrove), some of them Herschel’s close friends.