THE NIGHT WATCH: MEDIAEVAL MUSIC FOR FOLK MUSICIANS WORKSHOP http://www.the-night-watch.org.uk/
Saturday 23rd. April 2016
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £35. Booking form available here.
The Elephant & Castle,
Andy Casserley and Ian Pittaway sing in mediaeval and modern English and play bray harp, recorders, rebec, gittern, oud, shawm, saz, simfony, and psaltery, to name but a few. Their great love of traditional music suits them ideally to convey mediaeval music & song to folk musicians.
This participatory workshop will cover early harmony, demonstration of instruments, mediaeval singing styles and playing styles, and the interpretation of mediaeval notation. No previous experience of early music is necessary. Some music will be sent in advance.
IN THE EVENING THE NIGHT WATCH PRESENT THEIR SHOW 'FROM BARD TO VERSE' AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB
AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(admission £8; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
|10.45||Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)|
|11.00||1: Early harmony: monophony, drones and polyphony.|
|12.00||2: Demonstration of mediaeval instruments.|
|13.30||3: 13th century singing and pronunciation.|
|14.30||4: The art of interpreting mediaeval notation: a song and a tune.|
|15.45||5: Weaving the threads together: putting all we've learned in the day together in communal playing.|
N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited.
Maps & accommodation lists will be sent in advance if requested.
20, St. John's Terrace,
Tel. (01273) 476757
e-mail: Valmai Goodyear