Luther College Collegium Musicum to present 'Renaissance Folk' concert April 11
Thursday, April 04, 2013 3:28 AM
Luther College's Collegium Musicum will perform "Renaissance Folk," the ensemble's spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Noble Recital Hall in the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus.
The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission.
Collegium Musicum is an ensemble of instrumentalists and vocalists specializing in the music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods using the instruments and performance ideas particular to those periods. Instruments on this concert include recorders, viols, harp and harpsichord. The group currently has 12 singers and six instrumentalists.
Directed by Kathryn Reed, Luther instructor of music, the ensemble will perform works of the late Renaissance that draw on folk melodies and styles. Composers include Henry Purcell, Robert Jones, Thomas Ravenscroft, Martin Peerson and the famous "anonymous."