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  • Event 4
  • Monday 9 December 7.30pm (In conversation 7.00pm)
    Boxwood & Brass
    £23.00 (£21.00 concessions | £6.00 under 35)

    Emily Worthington, Katherine Spencer clarinets
    Richard Bayliss, Kate Goldsmith horns Robert Percival bassoon

    A Georgian Country House Christmas

    Military Quintets (Dublin, c. 1770)
    Quintet from The Clarinet Instructor
    Select Pieces for a Military Band
    Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)
    attr. John Mahon (c.1748-1834)
    James Brookes (1760–c.1813)

    Christmas in late-18th century England was a time for the upper classes to give lavish balls and parties at their country estates. Period wind ensemble Boxwood & Brass presents a taste of the elegant and diverting music that accompanied the festivities.

    Our ‘Band of Musick’, a traditional Georgian militia ensemble of clarinets, horns and bassoon, will regale you with quintets, marches, dance music and regional carols fit for the gallery of Pemberley itself!

    “Boxwood & Brass’ sound is nothing short of revelatory” Early Music Today

    boxwoodandbrass.co.uk

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