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St John's Smith Square
Smith Square
City of Westminster



Jean-Philippe RameauA Suite from Pièces de Clavecins
Johann Sebastian BachSonata for viola da Gamba and Harpsichord in G major, BWV 1027 (arr. for nyckelharpa, gamba & harpsichord)
Johann Sebastian BachViolin Sonata no.1 in G minor, BWV 1001: Siciliana (arr. for viola d'amore)
Johann Sebastian BachSonata no.3 for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1029


Clare Salaman – hurdy gurdy
Bojan Cicic – viola d'amore
Alison McGillivray – viola da gamba
Terence Charlston – harpsichord

The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments

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Programme Note

We welcome The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments to the London Bach Society's Bachfest in a mixed programme of works listed above plus some delicious miniatures by Ariosti, Vivaldi, Chédeville, Dandrieu Couperin and Louis van Waefelghem. Viola d'amore, viola da gamba and other less familar instruments feature in many of Bach's works and will be included in this concert. The Society will present some fresh presentations of popular pieces and obscure musical gems arranged for their exotic collection of musical instruments.

The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments

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