South West Early Music Forum
St Nicholas Church, Swindon Ln, Cheltenham
10am - 4.45pm
Tutor: Gawain Glenton
This workshop will explore the innovative music of Michael Praetorius, whose prolific work as a composer and theorist helped introduce the latest Italian styles to German-speaking countries, whilst also realising the musical ambitions of Martin Luther's reformation.[A=440]
This workshop is suitable for singers, together with: cornetts, sackbuts, curtals, viol and violin-family, and plucked continuo.
Recorder players are welcome, but please come prepared to sing and/or play another instrument for some of the time.