Ground Breaking: Ground bass and heartbreak from the Early Italian Baroque
Presented by Emily Davidson, Baroque Cello at Cambridge Friends Meeting House
November 3-November 5, 2012
Explore the secular music traditions of Italy in the 17th century. Revel in the ubiquitous ground bass lines of the time, weep with love songs by Strozzi and Luzzaschi, and delight in the quirks and surprises of canzonas by Frescobaldi and toccatas by Rossi.
Elise Groves and Camila Parias, soprani
Emily Davidson, Baroque cello
Emma Gavenda, harpsichord