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Bach and Beethoven Ensemble presents Corda Vocale - Music for Voice and Violin

  • Orvieto Musica 3318 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL, 60657 United States (map)

Countertenor Thomas Aláan and violinist/founder of BBE present a rare combination of voice accompanied by solo violin.  The venue is a large ballroom with upholstered sofas and antique tables in the heart of Lakeview on Lake Shore Drive.

From Symphonia armonie celestium revelationum  - Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)

O Pastor animarum

O virtus Sapientie

Prelude from the Division Violin  - Thomas Baltzar (1631-1663)

pub. by John Playford (1684) 

Four Songs for Voice and Violin  - Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

I. “Jesu sweet, now will I sing” 

II. “My soul has nought but fire and ice”

III. “I sing of a maiden”

IV. “My Leman is so true”

From Sonata no. 3, BWV 1005  - J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

III. Largo 

IV. Allegro assai

From Along the Field     -Ralph Vaughn Williams (1872-1958)

I. We'll No More 

II. Along the Field

VI. Good-bye

Fiddle tune medley: Flowers of Edinburgh/Kew Green Traditional

From The Gentle Shepherd (1725) - Allan Ramsay (1686-1758)

Kirk Wad Let Me Be 

 

Admission is FREE