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TOURING MUSICIANS and singers are nothing new. There were the bards and wandering minstrels of mediaeval times, while in Ancient Greece, Homer and Sappho were the singer-songwriters of their day, performing across the Greek islands.
IF YOU like to dance, and are keen to try something a little different, why not have a go at the some 17th century 'Playford' dances - the ancestors of our céilí and set dances?
YOUNG MUSICIANS and singers from the Athenry Music School Horizon Orchestra, the St Nicholas Choristers, Maoincheoil na Gaillimhe’s Adult String Orchestra, and Galway Early Music’s Red Earl’s Musicke join forces for the Galway Early Music Festival.
'EARLY MUSIC' covers music from the mediaeval, Renaissance, and early baroque periods. Jazz is a form which arose in the early decades of the 20th century. So what are they doing together at the Galway Early Music festival?
The Galway Early Music Festival, May 12-15 puts women to the fore in an imaginative programme for 2016, highlighting women as musicians, composers, patrons of medieval, renaissance and baroque music.
THE GALWAY Early Music Festival, taking place this weekend, with its theme of 'Play, Lady, Play, is all about women and nowhere are women more to the fore than in Trobar et Joglar, a programme of 12th century French troubadour songs.
GENDER-BENDING baroque opera singers, 12th century love songs, and young musicians playing music from centuries ago, not to mention women's contribution to European music - it's the 2016 Galway Early Music Festival.