A grand tour of Europe

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Friday 10 October, 7.30 pm

Egremont, Cumbria

Music by French, English, German, and Italian composers that one might have heard on an eighteenth-century ‘grand tour’

The music

Nicola Matteis (c. 1670– c. 1715): Ground after the Scotch humour
Nicola Matteis: Suite in A minor
Christopher Simpson (c. 1605–69): Divisions for Gamba
Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713): Sonata
Antonio Bertali (c. 1605–69): Chaconne
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676–1749): Chaconne
Marin Marais (1656–1728): Tableau de l’opération de la taille
Robert de Visée (1655–1732): Prélude
Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (1665–1729): Sonata
Marin Marais: Sonnerie de Ste Geneviève du Mont de Paris

The musicians

(Nicolette Moonen violin, Reiko Ichise viola da gamba, Eligio Quinteiro theorbo)