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December 28th, 2014, 3:00PM

San Antonio Recorder Society

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January 3rd, 2015, 8:00PM

La Follia Austin Baroque

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January 4th, 2015, 3:00PM

La Follia Austin Baroque

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La Follia Austin Baroque

January 4th, 2015, 3:00PM

La Follia Austin Baroque

Bach's Herd of Harpsichords V: Double Play! The Herd returns in the fifth installment of this most popular concert series, featuring concertos for two harpsichords with orchestra, composed by Vivaldi, Haydn, J.S. Bach, and his sons. Among the musical highlights are a concerto for two harpsichords and orchestra based on a Vivaldi concerto for two violins and strings, arranged by Jeffrey Jones-Ragona, and a concerto for 3 harpsichords and strings by Johann Sebastian Bach. The concert features harpsichordists Keith Womer, JiMin Kim, and Dr. Jeffrey Jones-Ragona, joined by the La Follia ensemble.

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Featured Composer

William Byrd

William Byrd

1537-1623 Known as the “Father of British Music”, William Byrd in 1563 was appointed organist and choirmaster of Lincoln Cathedral, later moving to London to become co-organist with Thomas Tallis at the Chapel Royal.

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Featured Instrument

Crumhorn

Crumhorn

A capped reed in the woodwind family, developed in the Renaissance period. Its name means "bent horn."

Last updated December 20th, 2014