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The Spring 2018

EFMS Choral Programme

Saturday 13th January
Saturday 10th February
Saturday 10th March

EMFS Choir
Choral music of Michael Haydn

Nowadays Michael Haydn is thought of as either the younger brother of Joseph Haydn or a friend of Mozart. However, in his own day and throughout the 19th Century he was revered as a major figure in Austro-German choral music. His numerous works were widely performed and exerted a strong influence on later generations of composers.

EMFS Advanced Choir
The Lamentations of Jeremiah
by Thomas Tallis

Rightly hailed as one of the high-points of Tudor music, Tallis’s Lamentations set texts for Maundy Thursday Matins. Following custom, he also sets the announcements, the Hebrew letters which separate the verses, and the refrain ‘Jerusalem, Jerusalem...’ in music that is at once unique and timeless.

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Recorder Playing day and tutorial workshop with members of the Flanders Recorder Quartet
Sunday 18th March 2018

The Edinburgh branch of the Society of Recorder Players and the Early Music Forum of Scotland are delighted to join forces to present a playing day and tutorial workshop for recorder players, tutored by Tom Beets, Bart Spanhove and Paul van Loey of the Flanders Recorder Quartet.

More information and a registration form can be found here.