Chicago Early Music Consort - All Dowland
« on: Sep 12th, 2007, 2:48pm »
The Chicago Early Music Consort begins its 2007-2008 season with "The Lowest Trees Have Tops: music of John Dowland".
John Dowland (1563-1626), "whose heavenly touch upon the lute doth ravish human sense", was one of Elizabethan England's finest composers, lutenists and singers. This concert features some of his greatest songs and instrumental works including "In darkness let me dwell", "Farewell", "Lasso vita mia", "Now, o now I needs must part", and "Flow not so fast, ye fountains". Songs from all his printed works are represented and thus demonstrate his evolution as a composer. We hope you will join us to experience this exquisite music.
The members of the Chicago Early Music Consort are:
Stephanie Sheffield, soprano
Gary Berkenstock, recorders
Joel Spears, lute
Phillip Serna, viola da gamba
Date: Sunday, October 14, 4:00 p.m.
Location: Glenview Community Church, 1000 Elm St. (corner of Glenview Rd. and Elm), Glenview, IL
Cost: $10 requested donation at the door (no tickets).
Contact: Gary Berkenstock at 847.296.4829 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“For, as an old, rude, rotten, tune-less Kit, if famous Dowland deign to finger it
Makes sweeter musick than the choicest Lute in the gross handling of a clownish Brute”