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Lute Concert Excerpts

A short selection of music from a Lute Concert held in East Shefford on Saturday 15th July 2017. Pieces included songs by John Dowland, Robert Johnson and Henry Purcell.


July 14 ~ This Day in Music History

• 1789 ~Bastille Day (France)  This was the day the French Revolution began — at the fall of the Bastille. It is still celebrated in many countries throughout the world and is a public holiday in France; generally called Bastille Day or Fete National. 478 more words


Lute Concert - Northamptonshire

Image: Detail from Isaac Oliver’s ‘A party in the open air’ in the National Gallery of Denmark.

Delighted to be performing a lute concert in Plumpton, St John the Baptist, Northamptonshire, on 4th August 2017. 25 more words


Wigmore Mondays - Clara Mouriz & Joseph Middleton: Songs of the Antique

Clara Mouriz (mezzo-soprano), Joseph Middleton (piano)

Purcell/Britten Alleluia (pre-1702, realised by Britten 1960)

Alessandro Scarlatti Son tutta duolo (c1699)

Anchieta arr. Dorumsgaard Con amores, la mia madre (unknown) 653 more words

In Concert

Myth illustrated with music: Purcell's King Arthur at the Aldeburgh Festival

English semi-opera is a strange beast: a story broken up and illustrated by music. Once you settle into it, the shuttling rhythm between music and story is surprisingly and undeniably charming, constantly provoking the imagination and beguiling the ear by turns.  194 more words

Snape Maltings