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For Two Lutes

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The lute was the most beloved solo instrument of the Renaissance, but lutenists often doubled the pleasure by performing as duos. The leading performers of the time cultivated a style of duets in which the two players challenged each other by trading passages back and forth with increasingly dazzling feats of virtuosity with each new phrase. This colorfully varied program consists of dances, fantasias, ornamented madrigals, and virtuoso variations on popular ballad tunes. The high art of dueling lutes!

  • Date: November 12, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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