The Grand Tour

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Friday 10 July, 7.00 pm

Burgh House, New End Square, Hampstead, London NW3 1LT

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)