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Workshops/Festivals 2016: (UK) Cambridge Early Music 2016 Summer Schools Jesus College, Cambridge (31 July-7 August/7-13 August 2016)

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"Join us for a taste of Spain at our 2016 Summer Schools.  Next summer we will move to a new venue in the stunning setting of Jesus College in the heart of historic Cambridge.  All bedrooms are high-standard single study-bedrooms with en-suite and tea-making facilities.  Car parking on-site is also available to course members.  ...

The Spanish Baroque World: Spain, Naples and the Netherlands 
31 July - 7 August 2016
The Parley of Instruments
Peter Holman (course director & continuo), Judy Tarling (upper strings), Mark Caudle (lower strings), Gail Hennessy (wind), Philip Thorby (voices)
 
Join us for a celebration of the riches of Spanish Baroque music. The main pieces studied in this year’s course will be the magnificent Missa Scala Aretina (1702) by the Barcelona composer Franciso Valls (c.1672-1747), famous at the time for its ground-breaking dissonances, and the Requiem Mass written by José de Nebra (1702-68), written in 1758 in memory of the Portuguese queen Maria Barbara. Both are ....

Los Reyes Catolicos: Music from the Courts and Chapels of sixteenth-century Spain
7 - 13 August 2016
Philip Thorby & Friends
Philip Thorby (course director & choir), David Hatcher (viols), Emma Murphy (recorders), Lynda Sayce (lutes), Frances Eustace (loud winds)
 
Ferdinand of Aragón and Isabella of Castile ruled jointly over Spain after their marriage in 1469.  It was their sometimes brutal defence of their faith which led Pope Alexander VI in 1494 to grant them the title “Los Reyes Catolicos”. The flavour of the court - in turn pious, romantic and bawdy - is ...

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