January 25, 2010

Geraldine and Anaïs Have passed their Exams

Geraldine and Anaïs Have passed their Exams "entrée en classe de certificate" Thank you all for your support of the performance practice group for the
last 4 months.

January 18, 2010




A recorder quartet of fine quality. These people have been all playing since childhood. They will perform a program of 4 part renaissance pieces. During their concert they will ask the audience to help them find a new name for their group. Please come prepared with suggestions.

The concert will be in Secondlife at Renaissance Island at 12 pm pst, 3 pm est, 21.00 Suisse. For those without Secondlife the concert can be viewed on Quicktime player at rtsp://

Il est de Bonne Heure Né, ANONYME, 1470
Fatal la Parte, JUAN DEL ENCINA, 1468-1529

Rompeltier, JACOB OBRECHT, 1450-1505
Im Maien, LUDWIG SENFL, 1486-1542

Mille Regretz, JOSQUIN DESPREZ, 1440-1521
La Belle Fyne, ANONYME, vers 1610

Pavana "La Cornetta", ANONYME, 1530
Fantasia con Pause, PHILIPP VAN WILDER, +1557

Christe qui Lux, WILLIAM BIRD, 1543-1623
Pavan, RICHARD MICO, 1590-1661

Fine Knacks for Ladies, JOHN DOWLAND, 1563-1626
Bergerette "Sans Roche", TILMAN SUSATO, 1551

Branle de l'Officiel, d'après ARBEAU, arr. Bernard Thomas

Gavotte, JOHANN PEZEL, 1639-1694
Les Folies d'Espagne, JEAN-BAPTISTE LULLY, 1632-1687

January 13, 2010

17 Jan. Performance Practice Pre-Exam Concert

On Sunday 17 Jan. 2010 Geraldine and Anaïs will be performing their complete exam programs for their " entrée en certificate" at the Consevatoire de Fribourg. The concert will be at Music Island in Secondlife at 12 pm pst, 3 pm est or 21.00 Suisse. This is a culmination of all the work they have done in the last 3 years. Please come and root for these young ladies as they will be playing their hearts out for you. The concert can be viewed on Quicktime Player at rtsp://



12 p.m. pst Sunday 17 January 2010

Anaïs Meyer, Geraldine Barras and Thom Dowd


Anaîs Meyer

Canzona No. 5 Girolamo Frescobaldi

Bravade with 2 Variations Jacob Van Eyck

Sonate 5 op. 2 "La Persan" Philbert de Lavigne,

Gracieusement, Gaiment,Musette I and II, Legèrement et Marqué

Sonate 11, op. 1, Jean-Baptiste Loeillet

Largo, Allegro, Adagio, Giga

Geraldine Barras

Ivo Bene G. de Florentia

Canzona No. 4 Girolamo Frescobaldi

Questa Dolce with 3 variations Jacob Van Eyck

Sonata No. 1 op. 2 “La Baussan” Philbert de Lavigne

Gracieusement, Rondeau, Tambourin I and II,

Sonate 11, op. 2 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet

Poco Largo, Allegro, Largo, Gavotte

Anaîs Meyer and Geraldine Barras

Ein nächtlicher Spaziergang im Hafen von Nepal Manfred Zimmerman

January 3, 2010

9 JANUARY 2010

Gorse Ferarris and I will perform live and in video a program featuring baroque solo sonata works by J.-J. Hotteterre and B. Marcello for alto recorder (415) and basso continuo. The concert will be at Music Island in SecondLife and on Quicktime audio player. More information coming. We will have a live video stream(Quicktime)rtsp://



12 p.m. pst Saturday 9 January 2010



English Suite

Air, Jigg, Bouree, Air, Adagio, Boree, Jigg

Les Fleurs, Philibert DELAVIGNE, 1690-1750.

la Tulipe, la Jacinthe, la Violette, la Grenade, le Narcisse.

Al hebben de Princen haren with 2 variations Jacob van Eyck ca. 1590 – 1657

Malle Symen with 2 variations

Sonata - Ré mineur, Op.2, N.11, Benedetto MARCELLO, 1686-1739.

Adagio - Allegro - Largo - Allegro

Suite I - Fa majeur, Jacques Martin HOTTETERRE, 1680-1761.

Prélude - Allemande - Rondeau - Sarabande - Gavotte - Menuets 1 et 2 - Gigue.