Supported by generous help from the Turnovsky Endowment Trust

Concert of rare 17th century instruments at New Zealand School of Music

Consisting entirely of English music from the seventeenth century, the concert brought unfamiliar sounds and compositions to light.  Sarah Mead is a visiting professor from Brandeis University in Massachusetts, while the other performers are well-known in Wellington for their advocacy and performance of early music. Despite a programme note about the lyra viol and a brief explanation from Sarah Mead, I was left confused about this instrument, in view of... read more

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