Frontispiece from A booke of christian prayers ["The Queen's Prayerbook"] Richard Day (London, 1581) Courtesy of the Rare Book and Special Collections Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
There will be two concerts, both free and open to the public.
March 5, 7pm, St. Francis Chapel, John Carroll University "Lute-song ca. 1600: A Genre in Transition."
Lisa Rainsong, soprano, Stephen Toombs, lute and theorbo. Exhibit preview and dessert reception will follow in Grasselli Library. Follow above link for complete program information. click here for an audio preview (mp3)
April 2, 2pm, St. Francis Chapel, John Carroll University "English Music ca. 1700: "A Musical Identity in Transition." Ensemble Lautenkonzert. Lisa Rainsong, soprano; Tina Dreisbach, baroque flute; Janet Winzenburger, treble & bass viols; Stephen Toombs, theorbo & baroque guitar. Follow above link for complete program information. In Grasselli Library, the Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend exhibit will be open to visitors both before and after the concert. click here for an audio preview (mp3)