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“Back to the Future”: Music of 17th-century Italy and Germany featured in Nov. 16 concert

John Holloway, violin; Jane Gower, dulcian; and Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord perform at the Collection
November 12, 2014
Photo by Johna Friends

Photo by Johna Friends

On Sunday, November 16, 2014, the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments presents a program called Back to the Future: Music of 17th-century Italy and Germany. The concert features the trio of John Holloway, violin; Jane Gower, dulcian; and Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord.

The dulcian is a Renaissance woodwind instrument with a double reed, similar to the modern bassoon.

The program includes passionate sonatas, toccatas, and dances from the dawn of the baroque and even earlier. Composers featured on the program include Boedecker, Buchner, Castello, Fontana, Froberger, Matteis, Rosenmuller, Rossi, Schmelzer, and Selma y Salvarde.

The concert begins at 3 pm at the Collection of Musical Instruments, located at 15 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven. Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors, and $10 for students, and are available online or from the Collection at 203 432-0822. For more information, call the Collection or visit collection.yale.edu.

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The event will also stream live on the Collection’s website.

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About the Performers

John Holloway, violin ABOUT

Jane Gower, dulcian ABOUT

Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord ABOUT

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