Nigel North, lute

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:00 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

World renowned British lutenist Nigel North makes his PCMS debut in a program that will thrill and mesmerize our guitar and lute audience. After a recent concert in London a critic for the Birmingham Post expounded that “perhaps North is the greatest performer on the instrument of all time.”

“A decoration of silence”
16th century lute music from Italy, France and England

Johnson: The Delight Pavan and Galliard
van Wilder: A Dump
de Rippe: Pavan La Romanesque
de Rippe: O Passi sparsi
de Rippe: Fantasie No. 2
Dowland: Lachrimae Pavan
Dowland: The Earl of essex, his Galliard
Dowland: Go from my window
Dowland: Tarletons Risurectione
Dowland: Mrs Winter’s Jump
da Milano: Fantasia “Belissima”
da Milano: Fantasia de Francesco Milanese divina
Dalza: Tastar de corde — Ricerar dietro
Dalza: Pavana alla ferrarese
Dalza: Saltarello alla ferrarese
Dalza: Piva alla ferrarese
de Rippe: Fantasie No. 1
Byrd: The Woods so Wild
Byrd: My Lord Willoughby’s Welcome Home
da Milano: De mon triste desplaisir
da Milano: Fantasia de mon triste
da Milano: Fantasies 33 & 34 ("La compagna")