Sunday, 20 June at 2.30 pm & 4.30 pm
|London Handel Players|
|Rachel Brown||flute & recorder|
From the exotic allure of the orient, the wild rituals of the Moors and Native Americans to the rugged hornpipes of the English and the captivating melancholy of Scottish ballads, folk songs and dances have long held a fascination to the ears of the European upper classes. Telemann himself paid tribute to the ‘barbaric beauty’ of the Polish gypsies whose exhilarating playing provided him with ‘enough ideas for a lifetime of composition’.
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