Upcoming Meeting

November 9, 2018

Prelude 7:15 by Windsong, Jim Forrest conducting

Playing 7:30
Conductor Tom Axworthy

Tom Axworthy

Mr. Axworthy currently teaches the Collegium Musicum and Recorder Workshop for Rio Hondo College and has directed the Collegium for the Claremont Graduate School. He teaches regularly for the early music workshops presented by the San Diego Early Music Society, the Southern California Recorder Society, the San Francisco Early Music Society and the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts (ISOMATA). He directs his own annual SCEMC Workshop in Renaissance Reed Instruments and is co-director for the Canto Antiguo Workshop in Early Music and Dance.
Mr. Axworthy is the founder-director of the Southern California Early Music Consort and a member of the Renaissance Players, Harmonia Baroque and is a co-founder of Canto Antiguo. He also directs several other chamber ensembles in a wide range of musical styles. Mr. Axworthy has appeared as a recorder/shawm soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as an oboe soloist with many local orchestras. He records for the Musical Heritage Society, Nonesuch, Dargason and Word Records. His early instruments and the SCEMC have been heard in numerous film and TV soundtracks.
Mr. Axworthy is the co-founder (with Lia Levin) and musical director of the Los Angeles Recorder Orchestra which is now in its 10th year. He also prepares many of the editions of renaissance, baroque, classical, romantic and modern music for LARO.

Here is the music Tom has selected for us;

1) ALCIONE (Marais)* – Chaconne -S1 S2 A T B
Chaconne S1
Chaconne S2
Chaconne A
Chaconne T
Chaconne B

2) DESIRABLE WOMEN – S A1 A2 T B
01 Soprano Recorder
02 Alto Recorder 1
03 Alto Recorder 2
04 Tenor Recorder
05 Bass Recorder

3) THE FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD – S A T1 T2 B
01 Soprano Recorder.
01 Alto Recorder_1.
01 Tenor Recorder 1
01 Tenor Recorder 2
01 Bass Recorder

Or, if you prefer, here is a zip file of all the music: Axworthy18

If you would like the entire Alcione piece, here it is (but note that we will be playing only the Chaconne at the meeting):
Soprano & Sopino
Alto
Tenor 1
Tenor 2
Bass & Great Bass

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