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The Passion Music of Reinhard Keiser

The Passion Music of Reinhard Keiser

Selections from The Passion according to St. Mark and Brockes-Passion Presented by the early music ensemble A Joyful Noyse Sunday, March 5th, at 3:00 p.m. Hancock Church, 1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington, MA $15 Donation to support the Hancock Music Program Although Reinhard Keiser (1674-1739) was known primarily as a celebrated opera composer, whose works in that genre numbered well over one hundred, his sacred music also gained great respect and influenced the works of his contemporaries, including J.S. Bach, Handel and Telemann. In 1685, the...
Matters of the Heart Concert

Matters of the Heart Concert

Amorous cantatas and arias of the baroque Performed on period instruments by A Joyful Noyse Saturday, June 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church The allure of romantic love as a subject for musical compositions flourished in the baroque era and even appeared in sacred works such as Handel’s oratorio Joshua, in which a romanticized love plot was added to feed the audience’s insatiable appetite for the subject. In no small part the subject matter of this music was popularized by the novelty of the...
A Joyful Noyse in the Minuteman

A Joyful Noyse in the Minuteman

A Joyful Noyse Concert, 12/19, 7:30 pm Press Release

A Joyful Noyse Concert, 12/19, 7:30 pm Press Release

A Joyful Noyse, an early music ensemble in residence at Hancock Church, celebrates the music of German composer Dietrich Buxtehude this Saturdaywith a program titled From Advent to Christmas. At turns upbeat and meditative, this  beautiful music from the 17th century will take the audience on a journey through the advent season of preparation to the joy of Christmas and wish us all a  happy new year. The program is part of the Hancock Concert Series and takes place on Saturdayevening at 7:30 p.m. at Hancock Church in Lexington. Dietrich Buxtehude (ca. 1637-1707) was famous as a composer and performer of...

Concert Series 2017-2018

2017-2018 November 12 at 2:00 p.m. Bay Colony Brass War and Peace – Music of Conflict and Celebration ranges from the grandeur of Walton’s Crown Imperial and the realities of conflict in Britten’s Russian Funeral Music, to meditations on peacemaking like Wagner’s Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral and Barber’s Mutations on Bach. The Bay Colony Brass will perform a wide-ranging landscape of works for large brass ensemble. Bay Colony Brass is one of the few large brass ensembles (or brass choirs) of its kind in the United States. Composed of twenty players, the group performs a broad...
A Joyful Noyse, May 9, 7:30pm

A Joyful Noyse, May 9, 7:30pm

  TEXT: A survey of music heard at the court of Ferrara, Italy from Dufay and Josquin to the emergence of the extraordinary trio of women musicians known as the Concerto delle Donne.  With background and commentary by musicologist Dr. Teresa Neff. Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm. Hancock United Church of Christ, 1912 Mass. Ave., Lexington, MA Suggested $10 donation to support Hancock Cantata Fund When we think of the important music centers of the world, perhaps Venice, Vienna, Paris, and Hamburg come...