Viola da Gamba Society - New England - April 21st, 2012 Workshop
da Gamba Society - New England Spring Workshop 2012
"Les Amours de Mai -
Consorts fromthe Age of Ronsard"
da Gamba Society—New England
Spring Workshop 2012
Amours de Mai
Consorts from the Age of Ronsard
United Church of Christ
1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington MA
Saturday, April 21,
Registration Deadline: March 24,
Director: Lisa Terry
with members of Parthenia
Coordinator: Anne Legêne
explores the exuberant 16th-century French repertoire, much of which
was inspired by the greatest poet of the age, Pierre de
will offer classes
on chansons and airs de cour by Claude le Jeune, Andre Pevernage,
Pierre Bonnet, Guillaume Costeley and Claude Goudimel; fantasias by Le
Jeune and Eustache du Caurroy; ricercare from Musique de joye; early
French Renaissance dances collected by Michael Praetorius; and
instrumental diminutions and ornamented chansons. A
class will be offered if there is enough interest.
The members of Parthenia, Beverly Au, Larry Lipnik, Ros Morley, and
Lisa Terry, along with local New England faculty, bring to their
teaching virtuosity, passion and rich experience. In a special
after-workshop concert, Parthenia will perform "Love Songs in the Age
of Ronsard,” with tenor Jason McStoots and Duo Maresienne, at
7:30 pm at Hancock United Church of Christ.
Boulder Early Music Shop, represented by Anthony Allen, will be present
at the workshop. He will have a variety of sizes of viols and printed
music. If you have a request for a specific model of viol, or any other
instrument, please contact Anthony Allen in advance at 207-484-2084.
For more information contact Lisa Terry or Anne Legêne.
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