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The Earthquake Mass: Music of the Renaissance

The colossal “Earthquake Mass” by French composer Antoine Brumel is a rare and astounding choral composition for 12 distinct voices, called “one of the most breathtaking outbursts of the Renaissance imagination” by the arts critic at The Independent. Ars Nova Singers celebrates this vibrant music in three performances in the Denver/Boulder area, along with four other […]

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The Earthquake Mass: Music of the Renaissance

The colossal “Earthquake Mass” by French composer Antoine Brumel is a rare and astounding choral composition for 12 distinct voices, called “one of the most breathtaking outbursts of the Renaissance imagination” by the arts critic at The Independent. Ars Nova Singers celebrates this vibrant music in three performances in the Denver/Boulder area, along with four other […]

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The Earthquake Mass: Music of the Renaissance

The colossal “Earthquake Mass” by French composer Antoine Brumel is a rare and astounding choral composition for 12 distinct voices, called “one of the most breathtaking outbursts of the Renaissance imagination” by the arts critic at The Independent. Ars Nova Singers celebrates this vibrant music in three performances in the Denver/Boulder area, along with four other […]

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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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Discovering Musical Treasures of the Baroque

A preview by Marc Shulgold The century-and-a-half known as the Baroque Era (1600-1750) has its undisputed musical superstars: Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. As great as they were, and as often performed as they are, those three tend to overshadow the hundreds – who knows? maybe thousands – of other composers of that day who are […]

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Shake Your Ears Loose with the Earthquake Mass

Preview by Ruth L. Carver A piece nicknamed the “Earthquake Mass” would hardly seem capable of transporting a listener to a peaceful, transcendent place…yet that is just what Ars Nova Singers hope to do in their upcoming concerts. This rarely performed piece by Renaissance master Antoine Brumel will gently yet insistently tug the audience from […]

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That’s D’amore! Baroque music with Colorado Chamber Players, McNichols Civic Center

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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Thats Damore: Colorado Chamber Players at McNichols Civic Center

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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Thats Damore: Colorado Chamber Players at Broomfield Auditorium

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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