CONTINUUM: The Kings' Musick

Continuum presents music composed for and by some very important kings. You’ll hear music for Henry VIII (1491-1547), King Rene (1409-1480) and Richard the Lion-Hearted King (1157-1199). The most important king with musical interests is Henry VIII. He was an avid musician and also a well known composer. One of the most popular pieces of music during his reign was Greensleeves to a Ground which will be heard on this program. Performing will be the Ensemble Perceval, The Early Music Consort of London directed by the legendary David Munrow, Gothic Voices and Ricercare für Alte Musik, Zurich.