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19-Oct-2008
Grounds for Sculpture
Save the Date!
Sunday October 19th    Guild for Early Music Festival at Grounds for Sculpture.
 

Hamilton, NJ.    Join us at the Grounds for Sculpture for the fourth annual festival of the Guild for Early Music, featuring concerts of music of from the 12th through the 18th century.  Performances by regional ensembles will include Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music, both vocal and instrumental.  The instruments represented include viola da gamba, vielle, harpsichord, harp, recorder, sackbut, cornetto, dulcian, and Baroque violin, cello, and flute.

The concerts will take place indoors from noon until 5:30 pm. Radio station WWFM announcers Alan Kelly (host of Distant Mirror) will be present all afternoon, and morning announcer Bliss Michelson, will again be the M.C.

This year’s festival theme is “Myths and Legends”.   Sculpture tours featuring works on that theme will be offered without additional charge during the afternoon.
 
Also new this year, a “petting zoo” of historical instruments.

Admission to the festival is free with paid admission to the park ($10, $8 seniors and students, children 6-12, $6).  

Digital photographs from the previous festivals are available. 

Grounds For Sculpture is a public charitable organization consisting of a 35-acre
sculpture park with two indoor museums. It is located at 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619.

For additional information, call (609) 586-0616. ext. 20 or visit  www.groundsforsculpture.org .  


Visit the Hospitality Table of Radio Station WWFM - “The Classical Network.”



 

  Time
(Approx)    

Groups Performing 

     Master of Ceremonies: Bliss Michelson, Morning announcer of WWFM
     

12:00 Noon Welcome
12:05 PM

Practitioners of Musick and Le Triomphe de L’Amour

      Baroque Ensemble

12:40 PM

La Spirita

       Viola Da Gamba Consort

 1:15 PM

La Fiocco

      Baroque Ensemble

 1:50 PM

Engelchor Consort

    Medieval Ensemble

 2:25 PM

Princeton Recorder Society

       Renaissance Ensemble

 3:00 PM

Musica Dolce

      Baroque Ensemble

 3:35 PM

Gloria Consort

Baroque Ensemble

 4:10 PM

Musica Spectra

      Renaissance Ensemble

 4:45 PM

More music and Instrument "Petting Zoo"

Your chance to play a lizard!!



 

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March 03 2017
Mar-03-2017
March is National Early Music Month !!

Early Music Princeton* presents Stabat mater, a Lenten Evening, with vocal and instrumental works on the themes of Christ and the Virgin Mary. Works by Verancini, Biber, Telemann, Geminiani, J. S. Bach, and selections from Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater.  Jane Hines, director.

Friday March 3, 2017, 7 PM at the Princeton University Chapel.  Free admission.   For more information and directions, visit princeton.edu/music.


*Princeton Early Music is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

 
March 04 2017
Mar-04-2017
Another great awesome Salon 33 music and social event:  Join La Fiocco* for a program of virtuosic recorder music of the late Baroque, with harpsichord, theorbo, baroque guitar, and viola da gamba continuo. Lewis R. Baratz, recorder; Benjamin Berman, harpsichord; Isaac Louth, viola da gamba, and Daniel Boring, theorbo. Music of Andreas Heinrich Schultze, Francesco Barsanti, Michel de La Barre, Francesco Mancini, Ignazio Sieber, Jacques Paisible. and Robert Valentine.  

Salon 33 is an intimate venue located in Princeton, New Jersey.  You may arrive at 7 PM for a potluck meal (please bring an appetizer, main, side, or dessert), or just come when the music starts at 8 PM.  There is no formal charge for admission, but a donation for the performers will be graciously appreciated.  $20 is suggested.  

Please contact the host of Salon 33 (Salon33@outlook.com) to be placed on the email list for invitations which will contain directions and additional details. You may easily unsubscribe yourself from the Salon 33 list after the celebration of Early Music Month if you wish.

This evening is the first of five early music events at Salon 33 in March 2017 in celebration of  Early Music Month!  Check our calendar listings for other Guild for Early Music events at Salon 33 (for March 5, March 17, March 19, and March 31), and other concerts and events during Early Music Month!  

**La Fiocco is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
March 05 2017
Mar-05-2017
Salon 33 hosts another ensemble member of the Guild for Early Music in celebration of Early Music Month. Come hear a program of exquisite Renaissance music entitled "Weeping, Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth."  The concert will include short pieces of a cappella music sung by the members of Mostly Motets*. This music reflects the emotions of weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth as interpreted by three Thomases: Thomas Ford, Thomas Campion and Thomas Tomkins, with additional works by Claudio Monteverdi and others, conveying the depth of feelings as captured by these early music composers.  

You may arrive at 6 PM for a potluck meal (please bring an appetizer, main, side, or dessert), or just come when the music starts at 7 PM. There is no formal charge for admission, but a donation for the performers will be graciously appreciated. $20 is suggested. 

Please contact the host of Salon 33 (Salon33@outlook.com) to be placed on the email list for invitations which will contain directions and additional details. You may easily unsubscribe yourself from the Salon 33 list after the celebration of Early Music Month if you wish. 

This evening is the second of our early music events at Salon 33 in March in celebration of Early Music Month! Check our calendar listings for March 17, March 19, and March 31 for other Guild for Early Music events at Salon 33 and other events in celebration of Early Music Month.

*Mostly Motets is a member of the Guild for Early Music
 
March 06 2017
Mar-06-2017
Recorder players of all levels are invited to the Highland Park Recorder Society's Recorder Playing Session on Monday, March 6 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the Parlor room of the Reformed Church of Highland Park, NJ, 19 South Second Avenue in Highland Park. There is free parking in back of the church which may be accessed via Magnolia Street. ADA handicapped accessible.  

This month's guest conductor is Lewis R. Baratz, recorder player, harpsichordist, and director of La Fiocco period instrument ensemble.  Come celebrate Early Music Month with us.

Other sessions this seasons open to all recorder players will be held on Apr 3 (Deborah Booth), May 1 (John Burkhalter), and June 5 (Maestro Robert Butts).

For more information, on the Highland Park Recorder Society, contact Donna Messer at:  recorderdonna <At sign> gmail <dot> com or click to email.

**Highland Park Recorder Society is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music