Monday, January 18, 2010

The Nashville Early Music Ensemble is designed to perform the vocal and instrumental music of the Medieval and Renaissance periods as well as folk music from several world cultures. The twenty-seven member ensemble features musicians with diverse musical backgrounds but all with experience in early music. Instruments used by the ensemble include viols, lutes, guitars, ud, psaltery, harp, violin, recorders, sackbut, and a wide variety of percussion. The singers perform in original languages. The ensemble director is Dr. Gerald Moore, a retired music professor from Lipscomb University, who taught music theory and directed the university Early Music Consort for over twenty-five years.

Spring 2010 Performances:

The Nashville Early Music Ensemble will soon be presenting She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not, songs of love and unrequited love.  On Tuesday, March 30, at 8:00 p.m., the ensemble will be performing in Ward Hall on the the campus of Lipscomb University.  On Tuesday, April 6, at 8:00 p.m., the ensemble will be repeating the concert at the Renaissance Center in Dickson, Tennessee.

The ensemble performs music from past centuries, and the concert will include music from Afghanistan, England, Germany, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Macedonia, Spain and Turkey.  The ensemble performs on period instruments and sings in original languages.  For additional information, telephone (615)966-5794.

For directions to Lipscomb University, Click Here.
For directions to the Renaissance Center, Click Here.

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