An Evening of Music from the Hardy Songbook

Strings Forever!

An Evening of Music from the Hardy Songbook

Friday 21st October at 7.00pm - Dorset Museum

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Emma-Maria Kabanova

 

Join baroque violinist Emma-Marie Kabanova on a musical journey back in time exploring the dance tunes and folk music beloved by Thomas Hardy and his family.  Performing on a violin made around the year 1700 and using performance practices that would have been common in the 18th and 19th centuries Emma-Marie recreates a musical atmosphere that would have been familiar to the Hardy family.   Mixing both the toe-tapping tunes of the Hardy Family music books and dance tunes by such esteemed masters as J.S. Bach and Henry Purcell, Emma-Marie will explore the connection between the baroque violin school and Hardy-style “Fiddlers of the Reels”.

Tim Laycock and Colin Thompson contribute the traditional dance tunes and folksongs of Dorset on violin, concertina and melodeon. Wonderful jigs, reels and hornpipes are drawn from the music manuscript books of the Hardy family of Bockhampton and  Benjamin Rose of Belchalwell, and the words of Thomas Hardy.  Baroque meets folk in the Dorset Museum- don’t miss it!

Tickets:

Standard Tickets | £20
DNHAS Members or The Thomas Hardy Society | £16

Please visit: www.dorsetmusuem.org to book your tickets!

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