WFU’s Collegium Groups to Perform

With krummhorns, violas da gamba and other period instruments, the Wake Forest Collegium Musicum will present “Italian Music of the 16th and 17th Centuries” on Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Brendle Recital Hall.

The 8 p.m. concert will feature instrumental and choral music.

The vocal ensemble, led by Director of Vocal Ensembles Brian Gorelick, will sing Giacomo Carissimi’s “Historia de Jephthe,” one of the earliest oratorios in the history of music. The oratorio’s text is from the Book of Judges. The vocal ensemble will be joined by student string players and harpsichordist Susan Bates. Compositions by Viadana, Anerio and Banchieri will also be included on the program.

The instrumental ensemble, led by Professor of Music Stewart Carter, will perform works by Tromboncino, Palestrina, Josquin des Prez, Bassano and Gastoldi. Admission is free. For information, call 758-5026.

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