Madison Park Groupmuse with Ronn McFarlane

Madison Park Groupmuse with Ronn McFarlane

Madison Park, Baltimore

Sun, August 20, 2023 2:30 PM, EDT

Pay the musicians
23 of 25 spots still available
Vaccine policy
COVID vaccine not required
Testing policy
COVID testing not required
This is an indoor event
Mask policy
Masks are not required
Greeter checks
Greeter will confirm safety precautions
If you feel sick, stay home
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Dogs and cats live here
Wheelchair access
Not wheelchair accessible
Kid-friendly event

This is a groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.


Nicholas C. Co-host

We're excited to host Grammy-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane for our next Groupmuse event on Sunday, August 20th!

Ronn McFarlane strives to bring the lute, the most popular instrument of the Renaissance, into today’s musical mainstream and make it accessible to a wider audience. He has over 40 recordings on the Dorian/Sono Luminus label, including solo albums, lute duets, flute & lute duets, lute songs, the complete lute music of Vivaldi, a collection of Elizabethan lute music and poetry, and recordings with Ayreheart and the internationally acclaimed early music ensemble the Baltimore Consort. Ronn has composed new music for the lute, building on the tradition of the lutenists/composers of past centuries. His original compositions are the focus of his solo CD, Indigo Road, which received a GRAMMY Award Nomination for Best Classical Crossover Album of 2009, and his debut album with Ayreheart. His recent recordings include a solo album of traditional Scottish and Irish music, and lute and viola da gamba duos with Carolyn Surrick.

What's the music?

An afternoon of Renaissance & Baroque, Traditional Celtic, and original music, played on solo lute.

Pieces to be performed:

Ricercar - Marco dall’Aquila (c.1480 – after 1538)
Piva - Joanambrosio Dalza (pub. 1508)

Melancholy Galliard - John Dowland (1563-1626)
My Lady Hunsdon’s Puffe
Tarleton’s Resurrection
Mrs. Winter’s Jump
A Fancy

Passacaglia - Alessandro Piccinini (1566-1638)

A Scots Tune - Anon. (The Rowallan Lute Book c.1620)
Corne Yards
Gypsies Lilt
Two Scots Tunes
Two Canaries - Anon. (The Straloch Lute Book c.1627-29)


Prelude - J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

The Battle of Harlaw - Traditional (Scottish)
Pipe on the Hob - Traditional (Irish)
Cliffs of Moher - Traditional (Irish)
Hey My Nanny - Traditional (Scottish)
Guzzle Together - Traditional (Scottish)
Carolan’s Welcome - Turlough O’Carolan (1670-1738)
Banish Misfortune - Traditional (Irish)

Greensleeves - Anon. (The Ballet Lute Book c. 1590)
Greensleeves - Francis Cutting (c.1595)
Greensleeves - Anon. (The Thysius Lute Book c.1600)

Cathedral Cave - Ronn McFarlane (1953-still alive!)


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