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Sat. 05 May. 2018

7: 30 PM // Seattle First Baptist Church

Jordi Savall and Hespèrion XXI with Carlos Núñez

Celtic Universe

 
Pre-Concert Event
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.

 
“Mr. Savall’s deadpan demeanor belies a mischievous spirit, and the performances radiated pure joy.” -The New York Times
 

Program

Length

2 hours with one intermission

Performers

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

Program

INTRODUCTION
Galician pipes

THE ARCHIBALD MACDONALD 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

THE GALICIAN SET
En Querer
Alalá Canto de cuna
Maruxina

THE LANCASHIRE PIPES
A Pointe or Preludium - The Lancashire Pipes
The Pigges of Rumsey - Kate of Bardie
The Cup of Tea Traditional Irish
A Toy

FLOWERS OF EDINBURG
The hills of Lorne, Charlie Hunter
The Flowers of Edinburg, Reel
Lament for the Death of his Second Wife, Niel Gow (1727 – 1807)
Fisher’s Hornpipe
Peter’s Peerie Boat, Tomas Anderson

THE DONEGAL SET
The Tuttle's Reel, Traditional Irish
Lady Mary Hay's Scots Measure, Traditional Scottish
Planxty Irwin, Turlough O’Carolan
Jimmy Holme's Favorite
Gusty's Frolics, Donegal Tradition

O'CAROLAN'S HARP
Try if it is in tune: Feeghan Geleash, Anónimo (Irlanda, Bunting MS)
Carolan's Dream: Molly McAlpin, Turlough O’Carolan (1670-1738)
The Reel of Tullochgorum, Tradicional escocesa

UNIVERSE CELTIQUE DE BRETAGNE AU PAYS BASQUE
O Soñjal, Gwerz breton
Kunplitzekoa
Austxo txikia negarrez, Basque Lullaby
Biribilke

IRISH LANDSCAPES
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
Morrison’s Jig

 
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Bastyr University Chapel

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