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Highland Park Recorder Society - March 22, 2009, 4:00 PM, Perth Amboy***
17th-century Spanish, Dutch, Sephardic, and New World Music

The Highland Park Recorder Society (HPRS)*** will present a dynamic concert in collaboration with Zorzal Music Ensemble as part of the international celebration of the seventeenth Annual Play-the-Recorder Month, and in celebration of the 22nd anniversary of the HPRS.  

This concert is an encore performance of the March 21, 2009 concert presented in New Brunsiwck and will be presented on Sunday, March 22, at 4:00 P.M. at Congregation Beth Mordecai, 224 High Street, Perth Amboy.

The concert will celebrate 17th-century Spanish, Dutch and Sephardic music in Spain, in the Netherlands and in their New World colonies.  The music will explore the relationship between Dutch, Spanish and Sephardic music and cultures, and Catholic, Protestant and Jewish religions.

Conductor-composer Lynn Gumert, Music and Artistic Director of both the HPRS and Zorzal Music Ensemble will conduct. The program features vocal quartet, recorders, violins, guitar, harpsichord, viola da gamba, cello, and Latin American percussion, and the world premier of a new composition, “Exile” by Dr. Lynn Gumert, especially commissioned by the Highland Park Recorder Society for our 2009 concerts.

Discounted tickets are available if purchased by March 14. Tickets are $15.  Seniors/Students $10.  Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Order in advance and save $2 per ticket.  Mail check by March 14 to:  HPRS, 431 Lincoln Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904.  Indicate on the check the number of tickets. A very unusual program, performed with flair and artistry. Do join us.
 


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

 

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October 31 2014
Oct-31-2014
Friday, October 31, 2014, 8PM: De Profundis: In the Shadow of Death.  Funeral music by German baroque composer Johann Rosenmüller (1619-1684)

“Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.” - Sir Thomas Browne

Trinity Church, Princeton 33 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ 08540

Johann Rosenmüller has come to the forefront of attention in recent years as a composer of remarkable musical depth and talent. His ability to create both intense vocal drama is equaled by his expressive string writing. In his larger monumental settings of psalms he combines the spatial sensitivity of Monteverdi with the virtuosic string ensemble music of the second half of the 17th century, foreshadowing the sacred music of Bach. His smaller cantatas are gems of text painting and expressive string writing. In the 21st century, audiences are finally beginning to discover the mid-baroque repertoire and the masterpieces of this exceptionally superb composer.

**ARTEK is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
November 01 2014
Nov-01-2014
Le Triomphe de l’amour** will present a concert of music for two harpsichords on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 8 PM

Princeton harpsichordists Minju Lee and Janet Palumbo will perform W. F. Bach’s Concerto for Two Harpsichords and Gaspard Le Roux’s Suite in F for Two Harpsichords.

John Burkhalter will join the duo to play recorder in Telemann’s Trio for Recorder and Two Harpsichords. Ms. Lee will also perform Duphly’s “La Pothoüin” and Ms. Palumbo will play a selection of pieces from J. S. Bach’s Three-Part Inventions.

Unitarian Church of Princeton. Tickets for may be purchased at the door for $20 general admission and $5 for students. For information, visit the ensemble’s website at www.triomphebaroque.org or call (609) 252-0522.


Le Triomphe de l’amour is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
 
November 09 2014
Nov-09-2014
Bethlehem Baroque** presents: Viva La Baroque.  Bethlehem Baroque takes a musical journey to the palaces and chateaus of 18th-century France with elegant, passionate music of Couperin, Rameau, Saint-Colombe, and Guillemain.  Guest Donna Fournier joins David Moulton in a hauntingly beautiful duet for two viols.   Perfect music for the warm inviting space of Bethlehem's Wesley Church. 

Sunday November 9, 2014 3 PM
Wesley Church
2540 Center
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Plenty of free parking!
Free will donation at door.  Suggested donation $15 

For more information: 484-201-6846 or email:davidmcello@yahoo.com

Bethlehem Baroque is: Linda Kistler, baroque violin; Christine Moulton, baroque flute; David Moulton, viola da gamba; and Lewis R. Baratz, harpsichord, with special guest Donna Fournier, viola da gamba



**Bethlehem Baroque is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
November 15 2014
Nov-15-2014
La Spirita Viola da Gamba** consort performs "Come Away" A journey to Renaissance Europe and Beyond for 5 viols and for voice and viols. Music by Byrd, Holborne, Marenzio, Monteverdi, Bach, Pachelbel, and others.

Saturday, November 15th 2:00PM.  Free of charge.
Lawrenceville Library: Brunswick Avenue and Darrah Lane

For more info, visit www.laspiritaviols.org or contact: Lawrence Programs 609-989-6920 lawprogs@mcl.org. Reservations suggested but not necessary More info: Judith.klotz@comcast.net 609 393 3762.

La Spirita is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music