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    Sufficient Grounds

    Presented by Seven Times Salt

    March 16, 2013

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    Sufficient Grounds

    The ground bass, a repeated harmonic pattern, forms the basis of some of the most memorable music from the 17th century. English consorts, Italian dances, Spanish divisions and Scots tunes all relied on grounds as a common currency. In a program that showcases this beloved genre, Seven Times Salt explores the many guises of the ground bass from “Greensleeves” to “La Follia” and beyond. This program, originally...

    The ground bass, a repeated harmonic pattern, forms the basis of some of the most memorable music from the 17th century. English consorts, Italian dances, Spanish divisions and Scots tunes all relied on grounds as a common currency. In a program that showcases this beloved genre, Seven Times Salt explores the many guises of the ground bass from “Greensleeves” to “La Follia” and beyond. This program, originally premiered as a collaboration with violinist David Douglass, features music by Purcell, Matteis, Uccellini, Rossi, Zanetti, and others. We include choice selections from The Division Violin, The English Dancing Master, and original compositions by David Douglass. Karen Burciaga - violin & viola
    Daniel Meyers - recorders, bagpipes, pipe and tabor
    Josh Schreiber Shalem - bass viol
    Matthew Wright - lute & Renaissance guitar
    with special guest Anna Griffis - violin & viola


    Temple Shir Tikvah

    34 Vine St.
    Winchester, MA 01890

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    $18 donation to benefit JALSA (Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action)



    Phone: 617-227-3000


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