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To Shorten Winter's Sadness: Passamezzo picture

Sun 16th Dec at 7:30pm


@ Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick

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To Shorten Winter's Sadness: 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.

Image © Passamezzo

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Venue Facts

Venue: Lord Leycester Hospital

60 High Street
CV34 4BH 52.280098, -1.590461

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Enquiries: 01926 491422


  → Warwick 12 min walk

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