The Music of Michael Praetorius

Sat 05Oct2019

South West Early Music Forum

St Nicholas Church, Swindon Ln, Cheltenham

GL50 4PA

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.


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.