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Interview with Jordi Savall & Carlos Núñez led by Tony Gomez (Education Manager, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts)
6:30 PM // Seattle First Baptist Church
Gamba virtuoso Jordi Savall and Galician bagpiper Carlos Núñez celebrate the lively music of Celtic culture. Be transported to the Irish emerald landscapes, smell the sweet flowers of Edinburgh, and dance a jig to these ancient and modern music traditions. Savall and Núñez, together with the musicians of Hespèrion XXI, present the music of this distinct, exhilarating tradition in the style of classically trained musicians with the charisma of rock stars.
Read the program notes for Celtic Universe.
2 hours with one intermission
Carlos Núñez, Galician bagpipe, Irish flûte, and pastoral pipes (Baroque english cornemuse)
Jordi Savall, treble-viol & lyra-viol (basse de viole)
Pancho Álvarez, Viola capiria (Brasilian guitare from baroque origine) and galician vielle-à-roue
Xurxo Núñez, Percussion, tambourines, and galician pandeiros
Andrew Lawrence-King, Irish Harp and Psalterium
Frank McGuire, bodhran
Air for the Bagpipes
THE CALEDONIA SET
Archibald MacDonald of Keppoch, Traditional Irish
The Musical Priest / Scotch Mary, Traditional Irish
Caledonia's Wail for Niel Gow, Captain Simon Fraser (1816 Collection)
Sackow's Jig, Traditional Irish
CELTIC UNIVERSE IN GALICIA
Diferencias sobre la Gayta
THE LORD MOIRA SET
Abergeldie Castle Strathspey, Dan R. MacDonald
Regents Rant - Lord Moira, Traditional Scottish
Lord Moira's Hornpipe, Ryan's Mammoth Collection (Boston, 1883)
Flowers of Edinburgh
The hills of Lorne, Charlie Hunter
The Flowers of Edinburgh Reel
Lament for the Death of his Second Wife Niel Gow (1727 – 1807)
Peter’s Peerie Boat, Tomas Anderson
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THE DONEGAL SET
Tuttle's Reel, Traditional Irish
Lady Mary Hay's Scots Measure, Traditional Scottish
Carolan’s Farewell, Turlough O’Carolan
Gusty's Frolics, Donegal tradition
Jimmy Holme's Favorite
Ane Groundel, Duncan Burnett (Duncan Burnett’s Music Book, Scotland ca. 1610)
Dumbarton’s Drums beat bonny, Anonymous Scottish (Oswald Caledonian Pocket Companion, 1783)
The Reel of Tullochgorum, Traditional Scottish
CELTIC UNIVERSE FROM BRITTANY TO BASQUE COUNTRY
O Soñjal Breton Gwerz
Aurtxo txikia negarrez Basque lullaby
The Lamentation of Owen Roe O’Neil, Turlough O’Carolan
The Hills of Ireland
The Morning Dew
Apples in the Winter
The Rocky Road to Dublin
The Kid on the Mountain
Town Hall Seattle
Parking available in the adjacent lot. Street parking also available.
Bastyr University Chapel
Free parking in the adjacent campus lot.
Advanced reserved parking available in the garage below Benaroya Hall, call 206.215.4747.
Seattle First Baptist Church
Parking available in the adjacent lot with entrances on Seneca and Boylston.