A grand tour of Europe

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Saturday 11 July, 5.00 pm

St Swithin’s Church, Clunbury, Shropshire SY7 0HG

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, Lynda Sayce theorbo)