Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational

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Joyful Noyse: Lenten Vespers

Joyful Noyse: Lenten Vespers

A Joyful Noyse presents The German Klagelied: Songs of Lament and Sorrow   February 23rd, 7:30pm in the Sanctuary Hancock United Church of Christ, Congregational 1912 Massachusetts Ave. Lexington   During the forty days of Lent, music, just as other human activities and practices, was dramatically affected in 17th and 18th century Germany.  Opera was replaced by Passion oratorios.  Secular concerts were replaced by pious and devotional sacred music. At the end of the 17th century the residents of Lübeck gathered at St. Mary’s Co8hurch...
Disarming Pachelbel: Songs of Praise and Exaltation

Disarming Pachelbel: Songs of Praise and Exaltation

Disarming Pachelbel Songs of Praise and Exaltation! This year, A Joyful Noyse’s Advent concert will focus on a composer who is known by almost all for his Canon in D, but whose other works have been rarely performed or recorded. The early music ensemble is in residence at Hancock Church in Lexington and provides the church with service music as well as concerts of sacred and secular music. Born in 1655, in Nuremberg, Germany, Johann Pachelbel was extremely popular and respected in his own lifetime....