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Old Baptist Chapel
Church Street
GL20 5RZ


Loyset CompèreAlons ferons nos barbes
Guglielmo EbreoFalla con misuras
Gilles MureauJe ne fay plus
Pierre de la RuePlorer, gemir, crier
Magistro RofinoUn Cavalier di Espagna
Bartolomeo TromboncinoNon val aqua a mio gran fuoco
Ludwig SenflIm meyen hört man die hanen kreen
Josquin DesprezLa Spagna
Josquin DesprezVive le Roy
Edmund TurgesFrom stormy windes
Josquin DesprezAve Maria virgo serena
Josquin DesprezIn te Domine speravi
Pierre de la RueMissa l'homme armé


David Hatcher – viol
Richard Thomas – cornett
Frances Eustace – shawm
Emily White – sackbut

The Border Waites

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Programme Note


The story of the chance meeting between Philip the Handsome (Duke of Burgundy, King of Castile and Archduke of Austria), shipwrecked on the English coast with most of his court and Joanna the Mad, his queen – and King Henry VII.  On a large variety of instruments of the day, including shawm, viol, recorder, crumhorn, harp, pipe & tabor, The Border Waites perform music that was known to Henry and Philip. The programme is interspersed with readings and comments, describing the life of a musician of the court, observing the events of that fortuitous meeting and how the vicissitudes of medieval international travel are surprisingly relevant today!

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