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Coprario’s Music: Ensembles from the Time after Queen Elizabeth I

  • Clinton Presbyterian Church 91 Center Street Clinton, NJ 08809 (map)

Abendmusik (Baroque Violins and Violas da Gamba)

Advance tickets:
Adults $21; Students: Free (26 and under)
Tickets at the door (if available)
Adults: $25; Students: Free (26 and under) 
Discount subscriptions for the entire festival:
Adults: $75; Seniors: $50; Students: Free (26 and under)

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Charles, Prince of Wales, (later becoming King Charles I) considered music a major component of his household.  He was a faithful supporter and employer of some of the most eminent English composers of the period, including Alfonso Ferrabosco, Orlando Gibbons, and John Coprario, to name a few.  Coprario was so respected by Charles that the household string ensemble bore his name, “Coprario’s Music.”  Abendmusik, New York’s Early Music String Band, presents the string compositions by the composers in this circle who defined this prolific musical period in English cultural history.