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Performed in the English Gothic nave of the Washington National Cathedral, the Folger Consort ''The Elizabethan Muse: William Shakespeare, William Byrd, and John Dowland'' celebrated masterpieces by two of Shakespeare's greatest musical contemporaries. Soaring to match the vaulted reaches of the cathedral, William Byrd's magnificent motests for voices were balanced by the intimate intensity of John Dowland's "Passionate Pavans" for string band and lute. The Folger Consort performed ''The Elizabethan Muse'' from January 5 to January 6, 2007.
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Performed in the English Gothic nave of the [[http://www.nationalcathedral.org/ Washington National Cathedral]], the [[Folger Consort]]'s ''The Elizabethan Muse: William Shakespeare, William Byrd, and John Dowland'' celebrated masterpieces by two of Shakespeare's greatest musical contemporaries. Soaring to match the vaulted reaches of the cathedral, William Byrd's magnificent motests for voices were balanced by the intimate intensity of John Dowland's "Passionate Pavans" for string band and lute. The Folger Consort performed ''The Elizabethan Muse'' from January 5 to January 6, 2007.
  
  

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Performed in the English Gothic nave of the [Washington National Cathedral], the Folger Consort's The Elizabethan Muse: William Shakespeare, William Byrd, and John Dowland celebrated masterpieces by two of Shakespeare's greatest musical contemporaries. Soaring to match the vaulted reaches of the cathedral, William Byrd's magnificent motests for voices were balanced by the intimate intensity of John Dowland's "Passionate Pavans" for string band and lute. The Folger Consort performed The Elizabethan Muse from January 5 to January 6, 2007.


Artists

Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

  • Robert Eisenstein: medieval fiddle, recorder
  • Christopher Kendall: lute, citole, harp

Guest artists

  • Julie Andrijeski: violin
  • Nina Falk: viola
  • Shira Kammen: viola
  • Brent Wissick: cello, viol
Accordia
  • Philip Cave: tenor
  • Gabriel Crouch: baritone
  • Sally Dunkley: soprano
  • Jacqueline Horner: soprano
  • Steven Rickards: counter-tenor