Chicago Early Music Consort - Music for a While
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"Music for a while shall all your cares beguile"
The Chicago Early Music Consort concludes its 2006-2007 season with "Music for a While: English Song from Dowland to Purcell".
The greatest songwriters of 17th century England are featured on this concert: from the early-century lute songs of John Dowland and Alfonso Ferrabosco II, to the mid-century cavalier songs of John Wilson and Henry Lawes, to the late-century gems of the great Henry Purcell. Featured songs include Dowland's "Go, nightly cares" from A Pilgrimes Solace , Charles Coleman's "Wake my Adonis" from Select Ayres and Dialogues , and Purcell's "Music for a While" from Oedipus .
The members of the Chicago Early Music Consort are:
Stephanie Sheffield, soprano
Gary Berkenstock, recorders
Joel Spears, lute and theorbo
Phillip Serna, viola da gamba
Date: Sunday, May 20, 4:00 p.m.
Location: Glenview Community Church, 1000 Elm St. (corner of Glenview Rd. and Elm), Glenview, IL
A freewill offering will be taken.
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