ArsAntiguaPresents.com: August 2008 edition

Play August 2008 Podcast

Our program (11 minutes and 21 seconds) features a program of “Bawdy Songs and Fythel Tunes” including “Hit her on the Bum” by Robert Bremner (1713-1789) and “Watkins Ale”, an anonymous work from an English Broadside.

Robert Bremner was a Scottish violinist and composer who wrote sonatas and variations based on popular tunes xenical side effects of this day. Watkin’s Ale comes from an old English broadside, which was sort of a newspaper in its day. It is a cautionary tale for young women with a moral at the end.

This performance by Ars Antigua directed by Jerry Fuller, features Nancy Bristol, soprano.


Discussion

  1. Kittie Woolliscroft says:

    It is so relaxing to hear good music by talented people in today’s out of control world that gives awards to noise (i.e., rap).

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