2018 Festival – “Strictly – medieval to renaissance” with Blondel

Date(s) - 28th Apr 2018
19:30 - 21:30

A History of Dance in Music

Early wind band Blondel take us on a fascinating journey of “Strictly – Medieval to Renaissance” including music from Margaret of Austria’s dance book (c.1510) and Playford’s Dancing Master (1651).

Tickets £15 (£17 from 9 April) from Eventbrite 
and Worcester Live Box Office 01905 611427

During the afternoon on Saturday, Blondel will be playing at the Commandery, Sidbury, Worcester WR1 2HU (admission £5.95, children free, annual pass to Worcester Residents £5)

Here’s the full concert programme:

A History of Dance in Music

Anon.; Text by Raimbault de Vacqueiras (c. 1150—1207?)   Kalenda Maya
Anon. Provencale Ballade 12th century                  A l’entrade de la temps clar
Anonymous Trent Codices (Italy mid 15th century)             Anxci bon youre
Anonymous Oxford Bodleian Library MS. Digby 167          Quene Note
Francisco de la Torre (fl 1483—1504)                                   Alta
Anonymous (London, British Library, MS. Add. 29987)      Lamento di
Tristano ― La Rotta ― Saltarello
Anonymous (Gresley Manuscript c. 1475-1500)                   This enderis day ―
La Duches ― Attendans
Anonymous Ms. Escorial IV.a.24                    A Florence/Hèlas la fille Guillemin
/En ma chambre
Guillaume Dufay (c. 1397—1474)                                         Ce moys de may
Anonymous (Reina Codex)                                                    Or sus vous dormez trop
Anonymous (Margaret of Austria’s dance book)         La Danse de Cleves —
La Franchoise Nouvelle
Anonymous (London British Museum R.App.58)                 The Kyng’s Pavin
Anonymous (British Library MS Add. 35087)       Helas, dame que j’ayme tant
Henry VIII (1491-1547)                                                         Taunder naken
Terpsichore (1612) (arr. Michael Praetorius 1571—1621)    Packington’s                                                                                      Pound ― Wilson’s Wild ― Canaries
Anonymous (Fitzalan Partbooks)        Pavana: La cornetta ― Saltarello: Torza
– Saltarello: La roche el fuso
Thomas Lupo (1571—1627)                                                  Pavan
Charles Coleman (1605—1664)               Almaine ― A northern Sarabande
Anonymous Ballad (1640s)                        The world turned upside down
Anonymous (Playford’s Dancing Master 1651)        Nonesuch ― Argiers ―
A la mode de France

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