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September 6th, 2014, 8:00PM

La Follia Austin Baroque

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September 13th, 2014, 8:00PM

Texas Early Music Project

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September 14th, 2014, 3:00PM

Texas Early Music Project

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Texas Early Music Project

September 13th, 2014, 8:00PM

Texas Early Music Project

Our 16th season opens with La Pellegrina: Music for a Medici Wedding, presented by KMFA Classical 89.5. Created by some of the greatest composers of the Italian Renaissance for the spectacular wedding of Ferdinando de Medici to Christine de Lorraine in 1589 Florence, La Pellegrina consists of six musical intermedi, or acts, for vocal soloists, small ensembles, full chorus, and a full orchestra of period instruments.

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Featured Composer

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685-1750 Bach was a master of the keyboard instruments of his day, particularly the organ, harpsichord and clavichord. He documented the "well-tempered" method of tuning for early stringed keyboard instruments.

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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."

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