The Champlain Consort: A Shakespearean Halloween
One-hour concert, free admission:
7:00 PM, Saturday, October 20, 2018
The Champlain Consort performs Medieval, Renaissance, and Elizabethan music on period instruments. The members of the Consort combine different types of instruments in “broken consort” tradition to recreate the distinctive sound of English and European Medieval and Renaissance music. This program includes a variety of Renaissance works. Featured are works referenced or thought to have been used in Shakespeare’s plays as well as works on the theme of Halloween.
Instruments you will hear in this program are: seven sizes of recorder (sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, bass, great bass, and contra-bass), tenor and bass sackbut, cornetto, bass viola da gamba, alto crumhorn, bass cornamuse, alto kortholt, and percussion (tambourine, Renaissance drum, goat’s toenails, and frogs).