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of early music.”

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1981 Festival

Operatic Centerpiece

L’incoronazione di Poppea

Music by Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643)

Libretto by Giovanni Francesco Busenello (1598– 1659)

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Festival Concerts

The New York Cornet & Sacbut Ensemble

The Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum

directed by Jameson Marvin

A Venetian Festival

 

Wieland Kuijken, viola da gamba

John Gibbons, harpsichord

Music of Bach, Abel, Forqueray, and Marais

 

Ralph Kirkpatrick, harpsichord

A Fiftieth Anniversary: Music of F. Couperin, Rameau, and D. Scarlatti

 

The Greenwood Consort

In Praise of Folly

 

Yuko Hayashi, organ with an introduction by

Owen Jander and a discussion by Charles Fisk

Preview of the C. B. Fisk Organ: Works by Sweelinck,

Scheidt, Tunder, Purcell, and Buxtehude