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Three Notch’d Road Baroque Ensemble – English Baroque Structures

August 10 - Three Notch’d Road Baroque Ensemble

“English Baroque Structures: Dances and Ballads of Britain”

5pm concert followed by optional dinner

This program will contain a variety of music whose structure or style is of British origin.   It will feature traditional English, Irish, and Scottish ballads as they made their way to early American settings, as well as dance forms of England borrowed by composers from other European countries.  Featured will be baroque triple harp, baroque violin/fiddle, dulcimer, tin whistle, baroque flute, and vocalists.

“John Come Kiss Me” variations – Thomas Baltzar (c.1630-1663)

“The Soldier’s Return” – Robert Burns (1759-1796) Trad. Scottish, arr. Walke

When she came ben she bobed – William McGibbon
St Patrick’s Day – Paddy Whack – Port Patrick – Irish traditional
Tullochgorum-Reel of Tulloch – Duke of Perth’s Drummond Castle Manuscript (1734)
“Gillan na Drover” – Peacock’s Favorite Collection of Tunes (c.1800)
All through the night/Ar Hyd y Nos-  Traditional Welsh
Mortlack’s Ground from Musick’s Handmaid – John Blow (1649-1708)
Lillibulero or “A New Irish Tune” – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Christmas Eve (reel) – Irish traditional
Voyage to Virginia (Broadside Ballad) – Anonymous (c.1690) London, arr. Walker

“Hole in the wall” hornpipe, from Dancing-Master – Purcell (c.1659-1695)/Playford (1623-1687)

Scottish Dances – (arr. Jeremy Ward) Niel Gow (1727-1807)
Nathaniel Gow (1763-1831)
Lady Madelina Sinclairs – Jenny Nettles – Miss Nisbet of Dirleton’s – The High Road to Linton

Fiona Hughes, baroque violin & voice
Peter Walker, voice, cittern, guittar, bagpipes
Christa Patton, Italian triple harp, whistle, recorder

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