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Renaissance and Baroque Recorder Music - SEE COVID 19 NOTICE

Frances Thornton will be demonstrating the beauty of the recorder by performing a varied selection of music by composers including: Van Eyck, Montalbano, Telemann and Bach.

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Renaissance and Baroque Recorder Music - SEE COVID 19 NOTICE
Renaissance and Baroque Recorder Music - SEE COVID 19 NOTICE

Time & Location

08 Jun 2020, 18:00 – 19:45

St Mary & St Giles Church, 6 Church St, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes MK11 1BD, UK

About The Event

Free entry. Doors open 5.30pm.


Frances Thornton is a local musician who regularly performs in the Buckinghamshire area.  She has a flourishing teaching portfolio and works in a number of well respected schools including Thornton College and Akeley Wood. Frances has been playing the recorder for over 40 years and is actively involved in promoting the image of the recorder from humble school instrument into a fully fledged performance instrument in its own right. 

This evening’s Music shall demonstrate a fraction of the vast repertoire that was written for the recorder during the Renaissance and Baroque period and shall be performed on a selection of Instruments of the time.The recorder was a very beloved instrument in the Renaissance and Baroque eras with King Henry VIII owning, at the end of his life, no less than 78 recorders.   There are many marvellous recorder pieces such as concertos by Antonio Vivaldi and Cantatas with recorder by Bach.

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