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Grounds Abound: Entwyned Early Music Plays Catchy Chords and Righteous Riffs from the 16th & 17th Centuries

Sun, February 21 4:00 PM, EST

In this, our debut event with Groupmuse, we three musicians play traverso, lever harp, Baroque guitar, lutes, and viola da gamba to run down the grounds from England, Italy, and Spain from about 1550 till about 1700, featuring historic written-out improvisations plus ideas of our own.


An Italian Ground, Thy hand, Belinda excerpt (Henry Purcell), Faronell's Ground, Green Sleeves to a Ground/ The Old Year Now Away Is Fled, De tous bien playne (Alexander Agricola), All Blues (Miles Davis), Take Five (Paul Desmond), A Ground by Mr. Finger (Gottfried Finger), Chiaccona in partite variate (Alessandro Piccinini), Recercada Primera, Tercera, Quarta, and Segunda (Diego Ortiz).


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Grant Barnes
Howard R. Spendelow