November 23, 2009


Benefit concert for the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund UK.

I will be joined by Françoise Prongué for a live video concert of renaissance, baroque and a little Celtic music at 12 P.M. PST (3 P.M. EST, 2100 Suisse) Saturday 28 November 2009 at the famous Giverny sim in Secondlife. For those of you who are not on Secondlife you can watch a live video stream on Quicktime media player at rtsp://



12 p.m. pst Saturday 28 NOVEMBER 2009



Ayez pitie Claudin de Sermisy ca. 1495-1562

Je l’aime bien Jan Verdonck 16th c.

La Spagna Josquin des Prés c. 1450 to 1455 – August 27, 1521

Petit Camusette. Josquin des Prés

Courant, of Ach treut myn bedroefde Jacob van Eyck 1590-1657

Doen Daphne d’over schoone Maeght Jacob van Eyck

Au feu de l'amour Pierre de la Rue 1452-1518

Een Frolic wesen Jaques Barbireau 1420-1491

Allemande Claude Gervais 16th c.

Suite in F major Daniel Demoivre 18th c.

Allemand, Rondeau, Saraband, Jigg

Go from my window England 17th c.

Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor England

The meeting of the waters Ireland

I’ll ay ca’ in by you town Scotland

The Black Horse England 1670

I will if I can Ireland

My Home Scotland

Ballincollig in the morning Ireland

Blind Mary Ireland

What shall we do with the drunken sailor England

Now is the month of Maying Thomas Morley 1537-1602

Sonata no. 5 in D minor 1727 Georg Philipp Telemann 1681-1767

Largo, Vivace, Gratioso, Allegro

November 15, 2009

21 November at 12 pm pst Renaissance Island SL

Recorder Performance Practice Class with Geraldine, Anaïs will be joined by Olivia to play a wonderful concert of early music for you. van Eyck, Loeillet and Delavigne will be perforrmed. After the ladies play I will present some of my best renaissance ensemble music for your listening and dancing pleasure. The concert will take place in the music room of the new renaissance manor. We will have a live video stream (Quicktime) rtsp:// so you can watch. Your encouragement is welcome.

The Recorder Series; Perfomance Practice


Anaïs, Geraldine, Olivia and Thom

Anaïs and Thom

Sonate “La Persan” in g major Philbert de Lavigne c. 1730

Gracieusement, Gaiment, Musette 1 and 2, Legèrment et marqué.

Thom’s recorders

La Bernardina Josquin des Prés (c. 1450 – 1521)

Ave verum Josquin des Prés

La plus des plus Josquin des Prés

Common peult avoir joye Josquin des Prés


Prins Roberts Masco with 2 variations, Jacob van Eyck ca. 1590 – 1657

Thom’s recorders

Ich sachs eins mals ATB Ren Anon. 1470

Der Vöglein Art SAT Anon. 1470

Allemande ATT Claude Gervais

ah Robin, gentle Robin ATT William Cornish 1465-1523


Bravade with variations Jacob van Eyck ca. 1590 – 1657

Thom’s recorders

Blind Mary. Ireland

Picking Up Sticks. Anon. England

The Black Horse. England c. 1670

I'll ay ca' in by you town Scotland

Geraldine and Thom

Sonata op. 2 no. XI Jean Baptiste Loeillet c.1705

Poco Largo, Allegro, Largo, Gavotta

Thom’s Recorders

Bergerette Tielman Susato c. 1500-1561

Bransle Gentil 1 Michael Praetorius 1612

Ballet des Matelotz Michael Praetorius 1612

Gathering Peascods John Playford 1651

November 11, 2009

On saturday 14 November at 12 p.m. pst we will be presenting a concert of mostly baroque music in Longuedoc. I have invited Marie Gillard, an excelent recorder player from Switzerland to play. I will also present 4 renaissance pieces using a set or renaissance recorders made by Thomas Prescott. The full program and notes can be seen at

The concert will be transmitted live in video from my home studio in Fribourg. Connect using QUICKTIME MEDIA VIEWER at URL rtsp://

HVXSilverstar will record the concert in sl using the finest Machinima techniques. (please wear your best clothes.)

This is a very special concert for me as several of my family members from the U.S. have promised to attend. (I’m a little nervous)



12 p.m. pst Saturday 14 NOVEMBER 2009



Sonata in G major Andrew Parcham fl. 1700

Poco allegro, (Allegro,) Adagio, Allegro, Aria

Se la face ay pale SAT Guillaume Dufay c.1400-1447

Ich sachs eins mals ATB Ren Anon. 1470

Philis schoone Harderinne with variation Jacob van Eyck 1590-1657

Ach Moorderesse with 3 variations Jacob van Eyck

Wohl kommt der Mai SAAT Ludwig Senfle c.1486-1543

allemande ATT Gervais

Sonata in a minor Diogenio Bigaglia 1676-1745

Adagio, Allegro, Tempo di Minuetto, Allegro

Suite in g minor Daniel Demoivre fl. 1700

Allmand, Gavott, Saraband, Jigg

Fantasie in g minor TWV 40:9 Georg Philipp Telemann 1681-1767

Largo, Spirituoso, Allegro

Sonata no. 6 in G major for 2 Alto Recorders Georg Philipp Telemann

Affettuoso, Presto, Soave, Spirituoso