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Bastille Day: A French Baroque Celebration!

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Date(s) - 07/14/2018 - 07/15/2018
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Bask in the rich sonority of 18th-century violins and violas da gamba with harpsichord while contemplating a few of the enigmas of musical life in France before and after the revolution: 

Why are there so few original French harpsichords in existence today?

Were any musicians beheaded during the storming of the Bastille?

And who murdered the famous violinist Jean-Marie Leclair?

Answers here:

Saturday, July 14, 7:30 PM Oakley United Methodist Church, Asheville

Sunday, July 15, 3 PM Carolina Music Museum, Greenville

Tickets available at the door: $20 (+ fees and applicable tax)

Music by Leclair, Marais and Couperin le Grand; Jeanne Johnson and Margaret Humphrey, baroque violins; Gail Ann Schroeder and Webster Williams, violas da gamba; Barbara Weiss, harpsichord

ashevillebaroque.org

 


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