citole and fiddle from Egerton ms

Crossing Borders

An Entertainment Inspired by Images of Jongleurs and Clerks in Illuminated French and English Psalters

Shira Kammen, vielle, harp and voice

Mark Rimple, countertenor, citole, and psaltery

Mary Springfels, vielle and citole

We invite you to join this trio of American Early Music Veterans Shira Kammen, Mark Rimple, and Mary Springfels for a program inspired by the lively images of musicians that decorated the beautiful psalters of Gothic France and England.  In conjunction with the British Museum's 2010 Citole Symposium, the trio will present a selection of lively instrumental dances, evocative praise-songs, and delicately crafted motets, accompanying themselves on medieval citoles, vielle, harp and psaltery.

7:30 Friday, 5 November, 2010
Church of St Bartholomew the Great
Tickets available at the door (cash or cheque only)
£15 general admission, £5 concession

citole and fiddle Queen Mary Psalter

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