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The Saltarello Trio

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Large Room, City Hall

The Mall

Waterford City

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In this concert the lively Saltarello trio capture the colours and textures of folk music connecting past soundworlds with that of today.

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Garth Knox, Medieval fiddle, viola d’amore, viola

Sylvain Lemêtre, percussion

Agnès Vesterman, cello

In this concert the lively Saltarello trio capture the colours and textures of folk music to inform their witty arrangements, highlighting connections and similarities that exist between soundworlds of today and of hundreds of years ago. The trio’s gorgeous swirling string lines and tasty percussion open a new window on old music, proving that a good tune can speak easily to all of us, no matter what the language, no matter when the time.

Programme:

Hildegard von Bingen: Ave Generosa

Guillaume de Machault: Tels rit au matin

Medieval Dances: (arr. Saltarello)

John Dowland: Flow my tears

Henry Purcell: Music for a while

Antonio Vivaldi: Largo and Presto from Concerto for viola d’amore in D minor, RDV 393

Marin Marais: Folies D’Espagne

Black Brittany: (traditional tunes, arr. Saltarello)

David Fennessy :3 Hofer Photographs for solo cello

Gérard Pesson: Tafelmusik for solo percussion

Garth Knox: Song from the sea for trio (to include a new Music Network commission)

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