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[[Folger Consort|Folger Consort]] performed ''Groves of Antiquity: Ancient Myths in Baroque Guise'' from October 5 to October 7, 2007. Delightful French and Italian cantatas tell tales from ancient myths about the desires, foilbles, and supernatural powers of gods and demi-gods. The Consort's performance of ''Groves of Antiquity'', which featured Baroque instrumental music for transverse flute, violin, viola da gamba, theorbo, and harpsichord, transported listeners to Arcadian splendor with works by Vivaldi, Monteclair, Leclair, and Rameau.  
 
[[Folger Consort|Folger Consort]] performed ''Groves of Antiquity: Ancient Myths in Baroque Guise'' from October 5 to October 7, 2007. Delightful French and Italian cantatas tell tales from ancient myths about the desires, foilbles, and supernatural powers of gods and demi-gods. The Consort's performance of ''Groves of Antiquity'', which featured Baroque instrumental music for transverse flute, violin, viola da gamba, theorbo, and harpsichord, transported listeners to Arcadian splendor with works by Vivaldi, Monteclair, Leclair, and Rameau.  
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[[File:Viol da gamba Folger Consort 2007.jpeg|350px|left|thumb|Viol da gamba, detail. Claire Duggan.]]
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==Artists==
 
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*Colin St. Martin: transverse flute  
 
*Colin St. Martin: transverse flute  
 
*Webb Wiggins: harpsichord
 
*Webb Wiggins: harpsichord
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== Image gallery ==
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File:Harpsichord Detail Folger Consort 2007.jpeg|Detail, Harpsichord, Folger Consort. Claire Duggan.
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File:Rosa Lamoreaux, Folger Consort.jpeg|Rosa Lamoreaux. Irene Young.
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File:Kendall Eisenstein Directors Folger Consort.jpeg|Folger Consort Artistic Directors, Christopher Kendall and Rober Eisenstein. Ken Cobb.
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</gallery>
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[[Category: Public programs]]
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[[Category: Folger Consort]]
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[[Category: 17th century]]
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[[Category: 18th century]]

Latest revision as of 15:50, 22 July 2014

Folger Consort performed Groves of Antiquity: Ancient Myths in Baroque Guise from October 5 to October 7, 2007. Delightful French and Italian cantatas tell tales from ancient myths about the desires, foilbles, and supernatural powers of gods and demi-gods. The Consort's performance of Groves of Antiquity, which featured Baroque instrumental music for transverse flute, violin, viola da gamba, theorbo, and harpsichord, transported listeners to Arcadian splendor with works by Vivaldi, Monteclair, Leclair, and Rameau.

Viol da gamba, detail. Claire Duggan.








Artists

Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

  • Robert Eisenstein: violin
  • Christopher Kendall: theorbo

Guests artists

  • Rosa Lamoreaux: soprano
  • Linda Quan: violin
  • Colin St. Martin: transverse flute
  • Webb Wiggins: harpsichord

Image gallery