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Nouvelle Musique - Innovative music for viols from the court of Philip the Fair - CANCELLED

Concert Hall - Barber Institute
Arts and Law, Performance
Friday 20th March 2020 (13:00-14:00)
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Linarol Consort

Unfortunately this Barber Lunchtime Concert has been cancelled

Linarol Consort

At the start of the 16th century viols and their consorts were still new, so with a keen eye to fashion, Philip the Fair, the then Duke of Burgundy, employed viol players in his court. His son, the future Charles V, was t

Bredemers and Isabella d’Este wrote to Duke Ercole d’Este asking for viols to be sent with her on her visit to the Netherlands on account of the esteem in which they were held in that region. 

aught the viol by Henry

The Linarol Consort of Viols play on instruments based on the earliest surviving viol, a Venetian instrument from around 1540, creating a unique sound quite distinct from the later instruments most commonly known today. This programme will explore the rich diversity of music popular in the Flemish court at the zenith of its ascendency.

Admission: Free

Please note this concert has been cancelled.

We’re really sorry for any disappointment and hope to return to our usual activities soon.

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