Continuo Collective

November 16 at 7.30pm

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Direct from the Melbourne Recital Centre the Continuo Collective delights in presenting rarely heard music on rare and beautiful instruments.

The group’s main passion is exploring the role of plucked instruments in the improvisatory art of basso continuo and as accompaniment to other instruments. Continuo Collective members Samantha Cohen and Geoffrey Morris perform music from the early 17th century through to the 19th and 20th centuries. in a one off program the Continuo Collective will be presenting

Purcell: the British Orpheus

 Continuo Collective


Henry Purcell (1659-1695)                                    There’s not a Swain

                                                                               I attempt from Love’s sickness

Girolamo Kapsberger (1580-1651)                  Toccata Arpeggiata         


Henry Purcell                                                        When I am Laid in Earth


Alessandro Piccinini (1566-1638)                     Chiaccona


Henry Purcell                                                          Sweeter than Roses

                                                                                    Oh! Fair Cedaria

                                                                                    She that would gain

                                                                                    Fairest Isle

Nymphs and Shepherds come away