Lipscomb Early Music Consort Spring Concert

“The Joy and Sorrow of Romance” will be the theme as Lipscomb University’s Early Music Consort presents its spring concert April 27 at 8 p.m. in Shamblin Theatre.
The theatre is located in the Lipscomb University Student Center, 3901 Granny White Pike, Nashville. The event is open to the public and admission is free.
The concert will feature Renaissance and Baroque music in addition to traditional world folk songs, said Dr. Gerald Moore, professor of music and director of the Early Music Consort.
The music will represent a variety of nations and cultures, including Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, France, Turkey, Turkmenia, England, Ireland, Zimbabwe, China, Macedonia, Iraq, Hungarian Gypsies, and Jewish cultures, Moore said.

The Early Music Consort features Lipscomb students and faculty performing on a variety of period instruments. Featured wind instruments will include shawm, recorder, pennywhistle, cornettino and sackbut. Featured stringed instruments will include harpsichord, harp, psaltery, lute, ud, guitar, violin and viol. Several percussion instruments from the African, the Middle Eastern and European cultures will also be featured, Moore said.
For more information, contact Moore at 279-5794 or 800-333-4358, ext. 5794 or e-mail


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