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Pre-recording concert news

It is just over a week ago that we were in the middle of an intensive three day rehearsal in the welcoming home of Annabel and Gerald of Angel Early Music.  It was very useful to have uninterrupted days to work on the 35 selected pieces from the collection known as MS 18 810 that [...]

Happy Christmas!

It's been a few weeks since we launched our appeal to help fund the first CD of music from MS 18-810 and it has been wonderfully encouraging to have received generous sponsorship and advance purchases of the recording.  Thank you so much for supporting the project if you have done so, or if you are [...]

Recording news

We've been busy at Linarol Consort HQ in preparation for the recording of our first CD - La La Hö Hö - named after a jolly piece by Isaac which will feature on the disk. We'll be recording about 30 superb instrumental pieces from Ms 18-810 in February at Treowen House in Monmouthshire, with the [...]

We did like to be beside the seaside.

We had a few days in sunny Folkestone working hard making a selection from the 86 pieces from MS 18 810 in preparation for next year's project. We had glorious weather for walking Diego on the cliff tops. It was a bit windy on the first day  but by day two we even managed a dip [...]

From Dukes of Ferrara to Castello Sannazzaro

The Leominster Early Music weekend in March seems a very long time ago.  The run up to Easter is the busy time for viola da gamba players - too many notes to practise and no time for blog updating! The Border Voices Vivat Hercules! concert with Evelyn Tubb was exhilarating and we had a large [...]