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Early Music Winter Concert

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Early Music Winter Concert
Tuesday, December 4
5:30 pm
FREE CONCERT: WYNTER MUSIC FROM LONG AGO AT PROVINCETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY

On Tuesday, December 4th at 5:30pm The Harper and The Minstrel will present a very special Winter Concert at the Provincetown Public Library.

This Concert will feature Winter & Holiday Music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras sung and played on a wide variety of period instruments including:

Wire-Strung Harp
Celtic Folk Harp
Bowed Psaltery
Alto, Soprano and Tenor Recorders
Viola da Gamba
Irish Wooden Flute
Penny Whistles
Mountain Dulcimer
Bowed Dulcimer
Hammered Dulcimer
Baroque Guitar
Jay and Abby Michaels, residents of Freetown, Massachusetts, are often on tour performing at Renaissance and Folk Festivals, Coffee Houses, Libraries, Schools and other venues. “We perform Early Music Concerts all year long” says Jay Michaels. “but we are especially fond of the Wynter program.  When you come to this show, you may hear some songs you have not heard before, but you will also hear some familiar melodies, performed in a more historically inspired way.” The Michaels have been performing Medieval, Renaissance and Celtic Music for the past 15 years throughout the United States.
The Harper and The Minstrel are members of Early Music America, The Viola da Gamba Society, The Lute Society and The Historical Harp Society.

Some of the Musical selections from the Concert will include:

Na Leanbhai I Mbeithil (The Children in Bethlehem)
The Largo from Vivaldi’s Winter (L’inverno)
Cantiga 100
The Boars Head Carol
The Gloucestershire Wassail
Lo, How A Rose E’re Blooming
El Decembre Congelat (Cold December’s Winds)
and many more

For interviews and other questions, please contact:
Jay Michaels
508-863-2989
harper_minstrel@yahoo.com
www.theharperandtheminstrel.com

Details

Date:
December 4
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room
356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Phone:
508-487-7094
Website:
http://provincetownlibrary.org/