Music for the Course

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Elizabeth’s viol class – Gabrieli

The course pitch in general is A415 for string instruments and A440 for recorders unless otherwise designated.  Participants, both wind and strings, who wish to play in the NORVIS Baroque orchestra should bring their own instruments.  Please include all the instruments you plan to bring in your online application, not just those of your tuition class main study. Sharing of instruments will be tightly controlled as part of COVID-safety.

Check this page regularly as we refresh the music choices to suit the 2021 COVID-secure course. The current information shown relates to the plans for the 2020 course which was affected by the pandemic.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE 2020 MUSIC LIST

The 2020 Music List is still shown here to give you an idea of the course, which included information about all the ‘first session’ music tuition and the ‘second session’ activities, as well as the choir and orchestra.  Lute music is available to download. The 2021 updated music list will be available soon.

Check this page regularly as we refresh the music choices to suit the 2021 COVID-secure course. Some of the current information shown relates to the plans for the 2020 course which was affected by the pandemic.

JOSQUIN DES PREZ (1450/55 – 1521) 500th anniversary

MICHAEL PRAETORIUS (1571 – 1621) 400th anniversary

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In 2021, it’s the 500th anniversary of Josquin’s death and the 400th of Praetorius’ death (and 450th of his birth).  Our NORVIS week will reflect these anniversaries. More details to follow.

In 2021, the NORVIS (socially-distanced) Choir will perform music by Josquin and Praetorius.

In 2021, the NORVIS Baroque (socially-distanced) orchestra also hopes to study:
More details to follow.


Music and Instruments – and Shopping

Consult the 2021 Music List (available soon) for information about music required.  NORVIS also has a large music library which may be borrowed from during the course.  We will follow the relevant guidance for safe handling of music copies.

Check this page regularly as we refresh the music choices to suit the 2021 COVID-secure course. Some of the current information shown relates to the plans for the 2020 course which was affected by the pandemic.

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Lute music for the course is available HERE.

Sheet music may be ordered in advance from Jacks Pipes and Hammers.

Holders of large stocks of sheet music in both facsimile and modern editions.

Tel: 01422 882751  Fax: 01422 886157

email:  info@jackspipesandhammers.co.uk

Jacqui and Michael also run Rondo Publishing and will be selling their publications as usual.

Peter Booth from the Early Music Shop will join us at NORVIS as usual, selling everything from viol strings to bass recorders, crumhorns to renaissance drums and useful instrument accessories.

HIRING INSTRUMENTS
A limited number of viols may be available for hire at a small charge, including insurance. Baroque violins and bows may be available by prior arrangement. Lutes are available for hire – please en
quire by email about hiring instruments.

Renaissance Viols

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Richard Jones viols

Richard and Vivien Jones make beautiful Renaissance viols, see his website