Tag Archives: Montiverdi

Seicento’s Concert EMBELLISH! Improvisation in Baroque & Jazz

Seicento Baroque Ensemble presents “Embellish!” in a performance juxtaposing the vital role of improvisation and ornamentation as it developed in the 17th century and persists in today’s jazz music. These […]

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Seicento’s Concert EMBELLISH! Improvisation in Baroque & Jazz

Seicento Baroque Ensemble presents “Embellish! Improvisation in Baroque and Jazz” in a performance juxtaposing the vital role of improvisation and ornamentation as it developed in the 17th century and persists […]

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Off to the Underworld with BCOC

A preview by Betsy Schwarm Boy loves girl – boy loses girl – boy gets girl back (almost):  it’s one of the most timeless of all plot-lines, inhabiting countless novels, […]

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A Changing of the Guard at Seicento

A preview by Marc Shulgold Every organization must eventually come to terms with a transfer of leadership. That applies to political bodies, corporations, sports teams and performing arts groups. So […]

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Mad Madrigals with Seicento Baroque – March 2018

Preview article by Betsy Schwarm Boulder-based Seicento Baroque specializes in choral music of the 16th century. Last fall, that focus was expressed in a 500th anniversary commemoration of the Reformation. […]

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Spreading Baroque Music’s Joys

A preview by Marc Shulgold  Maybe Frank Nowell’s Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado should work out an arrangement of the Beatles’ “Here, There and Everywhere.” That tune pretty much describes […]

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The Italian Baroque Lives!

A preview by Marc Shulgold Before we begin, let’s start with a pronunciation guide. The choral ensemble performing Monteverdi’s glorious Vespers of 1610 later this month is called Seicento. Just […]

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