Videos

RANDAL BAYS – IRISH FIDDLE WITH CLINT DYE
The Irish Baroque
Saturday, November 7, 2020

During the baroque period, Irish fiddle traditions developed alongside the violin repertoire of the British courts. Early Music Seattle celebrates this historical connection through this very special performance by Randal Bays, Irish fiddle; and Clint Dye, guitar.

 

Sine Nomine: Renaissance Choir presents:
TOGETHER ALONE WITH WILLIAM BYRD – ENGLISH RENAISSANCE POLYPHONY
Director, Anne Lyman
Sunday, November 15, 2020 

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Lecture for Sine Nomine’s concert, Together Alone with William Byrd!

 

ANCIENT MUSIC OF THE CELTS

In this beautiful video, Historic Instruments and the Continuity in the Galician Tradition, the piper Carlos Núñez illustrates the connections between the musical practices of the British Isles, Brittany, Spain, and the Americas. The commonality is the ancient Celtic nations, which spread culture through conquest and trade before the European Middle Ages.  Enjoy!


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SEATTLE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
Coming Together: Music from Moravia
October 17, 2020

Five musicians who specialize in baroque performance from the Pacific Northwest (Kris Kwapis, trumpet; Curtis Foster, oboe; Christine Wilkinson Beckman, violin; Nate Helgeson, bassoon; and Jillon Stoppels Dupree, harpsichord), this concert/documentary includes interviews, the rehearsal process and recording of rarely-heard 17th century music from the Moravian/Bohemian region of what is now the Czech Republic. Experience an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at different voices coming together to create a chamber music program after months of performance cancellations because of the pandemic. Works by Finger, Biber, Schmelzer, Vejvanovsky and Poglietti. Directed by Kris Kwapis.