14 Dec 1998

Violet Gordon Woodhouse

From Appointment, 7:00 pm on 14 December 1998

Violet Gordon Woodhouse (1872-1948) was a British harpsichordist and clavichordist, the first ever to make a harpsichord recording. In this programme, produced in 1998, John Mansfield Thomson looks at the colourful, sometimes scandalous life and the musical artistry of a remarkable woman.

All the music recordings in this programme are taken from Great Virtuosi of the Harpsichord Vol III: Violet Gordon Woodhouse, released on the Pearl label.

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