7.30 pm, Friday 27 March, 2009
Scottish and English music of the 17th century. Semi-staged performance with lutes, gitterns and voice.
Scotland and England achieved political unification in 1603, and musical relations between the two
Video excerpts of Pantagruel performing at the Internationaal Luitfestival te Oostmalle 18 March 2007.
Short extract, Lady Louthian's Lilte
Short extract, Yee Gods of Love
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Alamire, QuintEssential (sackbuts and cornetts) and Andrew Lawrence-King (gothic harp)
8.45 pm, Tuesday 5 May, 2009
1509-2009: Celebrating 500 years since the coronation of Henry VIII.
Cambridge Early Music is proud to be associated, in collaboration with Trinity College, with this very special concert...
Henry's Music at Arundel Castle: celebrating Henry VIII (1509-2009).
Video kindly provided by Dr David Skinner, Osborn Director of Music, Sidney Sussex College.
3.00 pm, Sunday 31 May, 2009
Baroque music by Bach and Weiss.
Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750) was appointed lutenist to the court in Dresden in 1718 and stayed in this employment...
Laura Cannell (recorder) and Carolyn Gilbey (harpsichord)
3.00 pm, Sunday 7 June, 2009
Music from England and The American Revolution.
A performance of 18th-century music commissioned for the bicentenary of the radical activist Tom Paine (1737-1809),...
3.00 pm, Sunday 12 July, 2009
Cavalier songs and partsongs.
An afternoon concert of Cavalier songs and partsongs - cheerful songs from a troubled time. Few artists can have...
Take O take those lips away, from Sister Awake
Sister Awake, from Sister Awake
Audio clips featuring Jeni Melia, Christopher Goodwin, and Kathryn Hamilton-Hall are reproduced by kind permission of
from album Sister Awake
4.00 pm, Sunday 26 July, 2009
'German' music for violin by Walther, dall'Abaco, Muffat & Handel.
Johann Jakob Walther (c.1650-1717) (not to be confused with
the botanical artist of similar
dates) named his book...
8.00 pm, Wednesday 29 July, 2009
Handel and the Italian style in London.
The highlight of this year's Handel anniversary celebrations, this concert shows the influence on English music...
7.30 pm, Saturday 1 August, 2009
Vocal and orchestral music by Handel and others.
Music for choir, orchestra and chamber groups, performed using Baroque instruments by the summer
Zephyrus Flutes with Jacob Heringman (lute) and David Hatcher (viol)
4.00 pm, Sunday 2 August, 2009
Early 16th-century airs and dances.
The name of Nancy Hadden is synonymous with the Renaissance and
Baroque flute. As a soloist and with Circa 1500...
8.00 pm, Wednesday 5 August, 2009
A 13th-century story-book on the art of courtly love.
One of the most popular works of
medieval French literature, Le Roman
de la Rose survives today in some 300
7.30 pm, Saturday 8 August, 2009
Music by Lassus, de Rore and Striggio.
When, in February 1568, Duke Wilhelm of Bavaria married Princess Renée of Lorraine, the music was directed...
7.30 pm, Sunday 9 August, 2009
Swansongs, memorials and paradisal motets by the Renaissance masters. Choral music by Byrd, Dufay, Sheppard, Schütz, Lassus, Josquin.
Renaissance choral music by Byrd, Dufay, Sheppard, Schütz, Lassus, Lobo, Gombert and Josquin. This fascinating...
12.00 noon, Saturday 17 October, 2009
Fischer, Kuhnau and Bach on the clavichord.
A lunchtime concert by a leader in
the new generation of keyboard
virtuosi: '...yet more marvellous
Largo from Sett No. 3 in B-flat major, James Nares
Jigg from Sett No. 7 in G major, James Nares
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from his recording of
Eight Setts of Lessons for the Harpsichord
(1747) by James Nares (1715 - 1783).
Evelyn Tubb and Anthony Rooley
7.30 pm, Saturday 24 October, 2009
Songs from Islamic, Christian and Jewish traditions.
Jerusalem, as an emblem of love and devotion, forms the central theme of this programme of poetry, divine
7.30 pm, Friday 30 October, 2009
Baroque Music from the Habsburg Imperial Court.
Prizewinners in the Early Music Network Young Artists Competition, 2007.
Deh, piangete, Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687)
Ad un cuore, André Campra (1660-1774)
Catch as Catch Can
3.00 pm, Sunday 15 November, 2009
Music for Renaissance flute consort and harp.
Catch as Catch Can, an exciting young ensemble based in the Netherlands,
base their repertoire on a rich collection...
Das Jagerhorn, anon.
La Plus des Plus, Josquin des Prez
Susanne un jour, Orlando di Lasso/Giovanni Bassano
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, Catch As Catch Can.
7.30 pm, Saturday 12 December, 2009
Concerti for Christmas.
The Musical and Amicable Society have enchanted Cambridge audiences for
the past five years with their superb musicianship...