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Seattle Historical Arts for Kids perform French Renaissance music for BMC


These skilled students, aged 12-15, present the pleasing melodies and beautifully lilting harmonies of Renaissance France on lute, harp, violins, and violas da gamba. The program includes dances by Michael Praetorius, Pierre Attaignant, Pierre Phalese, and Claude Gervaise, and chansons and airs de cour by Pierre Guedron, Claudin LeJeune, and Matthieu Gascogne. The ensemble is led from the violin by director Shulamit Kleinerman. Coffee Hour at 9:30 am.