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Gamut Bach Ensemble

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 8:00 PM

St. Mark’s Church

1625 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Gamut, in music, is the complete range of pitches in a system, and it derives from “Gamma-Ut,” the lowest pitch in the hexachord system. Paying tribute to the root of so much of what classical music is today, twelve exceptional artists come together to demonstrate the insights of Bach in an evening of “dialogue” cantatas.

Sarah Shafer, soprano; Thomas Meglioranza, baritone; Mary Lynch, oboe; Frank Rosenwein, oboe;  Alexandra von der Embse, english horn; Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin; David McCarroll, violin; Ayane Kozasa, viola; Angela Park, cello; Heather Miller Lardin, double bass; Maho Sone Grazzini, organ; Koji Otsuki, violoncello piccolo and director

Bach: Ich geh und suche mit Verlangen, BWV 49
Bach: Selig ist der Mann, BWV 57
Bach: Selection of Seasonal Arias

Gamut Bach Ensemble

Gamut Bach Ensemble Concert Philadelphia

The word Gamut, in music, is the complete range of notes in a system, an instrument or a particular piece.  It derives from “Gamma-Ut,” the lowest note on the medieval sequence of hexachords– the system used in the teaching of practical music well into the baroque period.  Paying tribute to the root of so much.

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St. Mark’s Church

Address: 1625 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The sanctuary of the church seats 475 and all concerts at this venue are general admission seating. St. Mark's Church was founded in 1847 and actually built between 1848 and 1849 according to designs by John Notman, the architect who later designed nearby St. Clement's Church and the Church of the Holy Trinity. St. Mark's Church was specifically founded…more info