Baroque to the modern world

Brisbane Chamber Choir, Morton, Graeme, The Badinerie Players and O'Loghlin, Michael (2011) Baroque to the modern world. West End, QLD, Australia, Queensland Symphony Orchestra Studios.

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Author Brisbane Chamber Choir
Morton, Graeme
The Badinerie Players
O'Loghlin, Michael
Title Baroque to the modern world
Place of publication West End, QLD, Australia
Publisher Queensland Symphony Orchestra Studios
Publication date 2011-07-24
Total pages 1 musical performance
Language eng
Subject 410100 Performing Arts
190407 Music Performance
Live Performance of Creative Work - Music
Formatted Abstract/Summary
This performance used traditional Baroque stings.

The Badinerie Players, professional musicians from the Queensland Symphony Orchestra who specialise playing on period instruments and the Brisbane Chamber Choir, directed by Graeme Morton, join forces once again to present "Baroque to the Modern World."

Fantasias of Purcell begin the concert followed by the splendour of La Pellegrina, excerpts from the lavish spectacle first performed in Florence in 1589 for the marriage of Ferdinando de' Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany to Christine de Lorraine. This was composed primarily by court composers Christofano Malvezzi and Luca Marenzio.

The music of the modern world is performed on modern instruments. Five Hebrew Love Songs by Eric Whitacre, Pater Noster by Peteris Vasks and the glorious sounds of the turn of the century music of Vienna with two songs by A. Zemlinksy, Geheimnis and Frülingsglaube.

Concert recorded for national broadcast by ABC Classic FM. In-concert introduction and commentary prepared and spoken by Michael O’Loghlin. Four intermezzos from La Pellegrina (Florentine wedding festivity, 1589) arranged for this performance by Michael O’Loghlin.
Keyword Live Performance of Creative Works - Music

 
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Created: Tue, 11 Oct 2011, 17:52:52 EST by Graeme Morton on behalf of School of Music