17th & 18th Century Music on an Avian Theme for Recorders, Flutes, Theorbo, Lutes, Viols and Voice
Abington Park Museum, Park Avenue South, Northampton NN1 5LW
£15 from www.ticketsource.co.uk or on the door
For centuries composers have been fascinated by Birdsong, incorporating all sorts of beautiful birds into their music.
We explore these pieces from the early Renaissance through to the Baroque (and beyond!) on over 30 different instruments, whilst weaving information about each composer, their music and our instruments throughout the concert.
Works by Poglietti, Byrd, Van Eyck, Uccellini, Zahnhausen, Orme, Couperin, Arne, Morley
Heidi Fardell: Recorders, Baroque Flute
Mary Tyers: Recorders, Baroque Flute, Voice
Lynda Sayce: Theorbo, Lute, Baroque Flute, Recorders
Alison Kinder: Viols, Recorders
Generously supported by The Continuo Foundation www. continuofoundation.co.uk