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Benslow Music Trust, Little Benslow Hills, Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG4 9RB
Tel: 01462 459 446 (
weekdays) Email: email@example.com Website: www.benslow.org
4–11 August 2019
Friday 5th April to
The Chalemie Summer School is for everyone interested in performing music, song, dance or commedia, or any combination of these, together with period costume making. While its focus is on the 17th/18th centuries, it is not restricted to this period alone.
For further information and a full brochure, please contact Barbara Segal:
NORVIS is an annual
full week-long early music course in
Recorders, viols, lutes, baroque strings, harpsichord, voices, period dance and a ceilidh. A wide range of repertoire from early renaissance to late baroque, with an impressive line-up of specialist performers and teachers.
Directed by Philip Thorby with David Hatcher, tutor, and guest tutors, yet to be confirmed.
The theme for the week is “Gloria in Excelsis Deo”. With its powerful and colourful text, the Gloria is often the finest individual movement in Renaissance settings of the Mass. We will be exploring Glorias in from four to forty parts, including the 24-part setting by Annibale Padovano, and the 40-part setting by Alessandro Striggio.
Location is again
Wotton House in Gloucester, with single/twin rooms (not en suite) and a good
camping area; alternatively there are many local B&Bs/hotels in the
Limited numbers, so book as early as possible. Booking form
10% discount for booking by 31st January 2019.
Chamber music summer school
as one of
This year’s theme
is “The Leipzig Legacy”, featuring cantatas and other works by J S Bach,
together with his predecessors and contemporaries in