Image

An Evening at the Theatre


Add To Wish List + $17.09 ($18.99) - Out of stock

An Evening at the Theatre is a reconstruction of the musical part of a masque as it might have been performed in a London theatre around 1685. The English masque, inspired in part by the commedia dell'arte and French ballet, was a courtly entertainment combining instrumental music, dance, theatre, song and pantomime; it enjoyed its greatest popularity between 1560 and 1640, during the reigns of Elizabeth I and Charles I. English art music, John Playford’s country dances and Scottish folk music had their place in the same musical event. The antemasque, a ‘Spectacle of Strangeness’, where grotesque costumes and exaggerated gestures by professional actors were used to embody witches, furies and exotic animals, was played in the midst of the performance. Our program bears the traces of this courtly musical heritage but is set in a later period during which musical styles were in transition.
Facts
Item number RAM2002
Barcode 4250128520027
Release date 11/12/2021
Category Classical Music
Label RAMEE
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 1
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like An Evening at the Theatre, please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
$7.19 ($7.99)
O dulcis amor
Image
$17.09 ($18.99)
Von allen Menschen abgewandt
Image
$17.09 ($18.99)
Caldara: Cantate, Sonate ed Arie
Image
$7.19 ($7.99)
Ich gieng einmal spatieren
FLOUR DE BEAULTE RAM0602 9/1/2009 $17.09 ($18.99)
De profundis clamavi RAM0604 9/1/2009 $17.09 ($18.99)
Mattheson: Suites RAM0605 9/1/2009 $17.09 ($18.99)
Clarifica me RAM0704 9/1/2009 $17.09 ($18.99)
Few in stock Buy +
Madame d'amours: Music for Renaissance Flute Consort RAM0706 9/1/2009 $17.09 ($18.99)
Few in stock Buy +
Old Gautiers Nightinghall RAM0707 9/1/2009 $7.19 ($7.99)
Image Image
My account
My cart: 0 items