Schmelzer and Goldberg

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These are program notes from our May 28, 2017 concert.

Schmelzer’s Sonata a sette flauti, and brief introduction of the Goldberg Variations

The music we chose for our May 28, 2017 concert would have been played at court, in private homes, in church, in 17th and 18th century Europe. Johann Heinrich Schmelzer’s joyful Sonata a sette flauti was composed in 1669, during the time that he was composer and violinist at the Hapsburg court of Emperor Leopold 1 in Vienna. Just picture yourself ...

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Summer 2017 Break for Rosewood Consort

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We are finished our season and are taking a well-deserved break from our weekly rehearsals.  We resume practice on September 11, 2017 and will be working on an entirely new Christmas repertoire.

The week before our May 28, 2017 concert, we had a great time playing for and with the children at an elementary school in Cambridge–and they played for us too.

Come and visit us periodically throughout the summer and you will find some interesting information about the music we played ...

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