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To Shorten Winter's Sadness - Music, Words & Song For Christmas & Winter: Passamezzo picture

Sat 22nd Dec at 7:30pm - 9:15pm

Passamezzo

@ Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

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To Shorten Winter's Sadness - Music, Words & Song For Christmas & Winter: Passamezzo

"16th and 17th Century Music, Words and Song for Christmas and Winter

The programme consists of ballads, lutesongs, carols, consort music, madrigals and readings and follows the religious calendar from Advent to the beginning of Lent.

It also describes many of the festive customs of the time, with feasts and revels through the cold of winter, and fairs upon the frozen river. .

Includes music by Byrd, Gibbons, Weelkes, Hume, Peerson and East and readings from Shakespeare, Stow, Herrick and Evelyn.

Performed in costume."

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Venue: Sidney Sussex College


Address:
Hobson Street
Cambridge
CB1 1NL 52.206856, 0.121253


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