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Flaming Swords: Baroque music for Violas d’Amore, Violas da gamba and Lute, Thornton

One of the most resonating instruments among Baroque instruments, is the Viola d’Amore (viola of love), with a total of 14 strings. The Viola d’Amore has a unique link to Moorish countries, who were famous for their many-stringed instruments in the 1600’s. The silvery combination of the d’Amore with the 7-string Viola da gamba, is […]

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Flaming Swords: Baroque music for Violas d’Amore, Violas da gamba and Lute, Denver

One of the most resonating instruments among Baroque instruments, is the Viola d’Amore (viola of love), with a total of 14 strings. The Viola d’Amore has a unique link to Moorish countries, who were famous for their many-stringed instruments in the 1600’s. The silvery combination of the d’Amore with the 7-string Viola da gamba, is […]

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A Little Fright Music: Stories on Stage and Colorado Chamber Players

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Explorations of Time with the Colorado Chamber Players

A review by Betsy Schwarm The Colorado Chamber Players have long made a specialty of spotlighting music inspired by the Jewish experience of the 1930s/1940s.  That repertoire comes complete with compelling backstories that flavor how one hears the music, even generations later, particularly as, all too often, those backstories reach tragic conclusions.  For its season-closing […]

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Paris: Franck, Chausson and Debussy, at Boulder Library

The Colorado Chamber Players presents a program of French music, fin de siecle. Program: Ernest Chausson: Chanson perpétuelle, op. 37, for Soprano, String Quartet and Piano Lily Boulanger: Nocturne and Cortege, for Violin and Piano Claude Debussy: Danse sacrée et danse profane, for Harp and Strings César Franck: Piano Quintet in f minor Musicians: Andrew […]

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Paris: Franck Quintet short concert at Saint John’s Cathedral

The Colorado Chamber Players presents a program of French music, fin de siecle. Program will be selected from the following: Ernest Chausson: Chanson perpétuelle, op. 37, for Soprano, String Quartet and Piano Lily Boulanger: Nocturne and Cortege, for Violin and Piano Claude Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano César Franck: Piano Quintet in f minor […]

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Colorado Chamber Players Messiah Part I at Saint John’s Cathedral, Sunday

The Colorado Chamber Players performs Handel’s beloved Messiah Part I, with the Saint John’s Cathedral Choir, in the gorgeous setting of Denver’s beautiful Saint John’s Cathedral. Handel wrote his masterpiece in London, where it was an immediate success. Also on the program are Handel’s Arrival of the Queen of Sheba and the Air from JS Bach’s […]

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Masque of the Red Death: Colorado Chamber Players at Thornton Active Adult Center

MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH Colorado Chamber Players musicians and harpist Ann Marie Liss perform a Halloween program at Boulder Public Library. Edgar Allen Poe’s spooky story of Prince Prospero and his guests in a haunted abbey, is performed alongside music for harp and string quartet by French composer Andre Caplet in Conte Fantastique. A reading […]

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Masque of the Red Death: Colorado Chamber Players at Boulder Library

MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH Colorado Chamber Players musicians and harpist Ann Marie Liss perform a Halloween program at Boulder Public Library. Edgar Allen Poe’s spooky story of Prince Prospero and his guests in a haunted abbey, is performed alongside music for harp and string quartet by French composer Andre Caplet in Conte Fantastique. A reading […]

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That’s D’amore: Colorado Chamber Players at Eloise May Library

Colorado Chamber Players welcome Baroque musicians Matthew Dane, Barbara Hamilton (Violas D’amore), Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba), Eric Wicks (harpsichord) and Daniel Hutchings (tenor) as they continue celebrating the CCP’s 25th Anniversary Season, with a Baroque program featuring the mysterious Viola D’amore- a resonating instrument with 14 strings! The D’amore has 7 upper strings […]

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