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The San Antonio Recorder Quartet

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The San Antonio Recorder Quartet

February 22nd, 2019, 7:00PM

The San Antonio Recorder Quartet

The group will present a concert of ensemble music of the Renaissance and Early Baroque. The quartet will perform with 27 different recorders, including two matched consorts of Renaissance recorders and two different consorts of Baroque instruments. The concert will feature two ensembles featuring instruments at 8' pitch with great bass and contrabass recorders. Gerald Self will narrate, providing background and context for each selection.

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Featured Composer

William Byrd

William Byrd

1537-1623 Known as the “Father of British Music”, William Byrd in 1563 was appointed organist and choirmaster of Lincoln Cathedral, later moving to London to become co-organist with Thomas Tallis at the Chapel Royal.

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Featured Instrument

Crumhorn

Crumhorn

A capped reed in the woodwind family, developed in the Renaissance period. Its name means "bent horn."

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