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‘Celebrating Clara Schumann’

February 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor
Cecilia McDowall Cavatina at Midnight
Fanny Mendelssohn Fantasia 
Ethel Smyth  Piano Suite in E major

Claudia Fuller Violin, Rachel Watson Cello, Thomas Ang Piano

Scordatura Women’s Music Collective  is a mixed chamber ensemble dedicated to performing music written by women. Our repertoire reaches back to the 16th century, and also encompasses contemporary and world music. We are committed to promoting music written by women which has been unfairly neglected; to support and perform current composers; and to inspire the next generation of women to compose.

SCORDATURA : “A term applied largely to lutes, guitars, viols and the violin family to designate a tuning other than the normal, established one… It offered novel colours, timbres and sonorities, alternative harmonic possibilities and, in some cases, extension of an instrument’s range.”  Grove Music Online

 

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Details

Date:
February 3, 2019
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£9 – £10
Website:
www.abbeychamberconcerts.org

Venue

St Nicolas’ Church
Abingdon Oxon OX14 3HF United Kingdom + Google Map
Website:
https://www.abingdon.gov.uk/history/buildings/st-nicolas-church

Organiser

Abbey Chamber Concerts
Phone:
07775 904626
Email:
abbeychamberconcerts@gmail.com
Website:
www.abbeychamberconcerts.org