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Reviews 2010-2011: (US) Review: Indy Early Music's '¡Sacabuche!' by Tom Aldridge (NUVO, Indy's Alternative Choice, Indianapolis) (25 jul 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 28, 2011 - 04:15 AM

“"Sacabuche" is Spanish for "sackbut," which is the Renaissance version of the trombone, a featured instrument in this 17-performer group, their program entitled, Matteo Ricci: His Map and Music. A famous Italian cartographer, Ricci journeyed to China and in 1602 completed a map of the world, including the Americas, while residing in Beijing.
  

Sacabuche celebrated the event in music and narrative, combining mostly 16th-century European Renaissance music with two traditional Chinese selections while bookending the program with contemporary pieces by Huang Ruo (b. 1976). …“

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