June 29, 2010


Sophie and Amélie Wantz will begin our Recorder Series. Sophie earned her "Certificate" a few years ago and now Amélie is in "classe de certificate". For a summer project they have decided to bring their recorders together and do a concert.

June 26, 2010

Have a Great Summer


June 24, 2010

26 JUNE TRIO SONATAS Aquitaine Coeur SL

The trio sonata is one of the most perfect forms of the 18th century. This is where composers excelled. We will be giving you a really complete overview of this fantastic gendre on Saturday 26 JUNE 2010 at 11 a.m. Sl 2 p.m. EST, 20.00 Suisse. Also we will perform a work for 3 recorders by the Romania composer Adina Spire who has agreed to explain the work to us all. This will be our last concert of the season and we have been preparing it for months. The concert will be broadcast live on Quicktime play at



Aquitaine Coeur

11 AM SL 26 JUNE 2010

Thom Dowd, Perrine Droux, Noémie Ducrot, Géraldine Barras,

Françoise Prongué, Gorse Ferraris,


See, mine own sweet jewel, THOMAS MORLEY, 1557-1602

Farewell, disdainful

Thirsis, let pity move thee

Love learns by laughing

Canon for Recorders, ADINA SPIRE, 1977

Trio Sonate, Sol Majeur, J. B. DE BOISMORTIER, 1682-1765

Prélude – Allemande - Affettuoso – Giga

Trio Sonata XI, Fa Majeur, GIUSEPPE SAMMARTINI, 1693-1750

Adagio – Allegro – Largo - Allegro

Trio Sonate, Opus 3 No 5, J. HOTTETERRE LE ROMAIN, 1680-1761

Prélude – Courante – Sarabande – Légèrement -

Trio Sonate, Fa Majeur, G.PHILIPP TELEMANN, 1681-1767

Vivace – Largo – Allegro

June 19, 2010


Thom Dowd and Gorse Ferraris will be presenting a concert of early recorder music on WENSDAY 23 JUNE 2010 at 12 p.m P.S.T. 3 p.m. E.S.T 21.00 Suisse at the Secondlife Birthday celebration. Program and Streaming details will be posted here soon before the concert. The concert will be broadcast live on Quicktime player at



SecondLife Birthday Party

12 PM SL 23 JUNE 2010

Thom Dowd and Gorse Ferraris


Llibre Vermell de Montserrat , late 14 th C. Anon.

Cuncti simus concanentes

Inperayitz de la ciutat joyosa

Ad Mortem Festinamus

Stella Splendens

Agnus Dei, Josquin des Prés, 1450-1521

Pleni sunt caeli, Josquin des Prés

It was a lover and his lass, Thomas Morley, 1557-1602

Il Lamento, Thomas Morley

My deerest Mistrisse, William Corkine fl. 1610

Go heavy thoughts, William Corkine

Downe, downe proud minde, William Corkine

Rosemond with 3 variations, Jacob van Eyck 1590-1657

Fortune, William Byrd, 1540-1623

If my Complaints, John Dowland, 1597

Suite in a minor for alto recorder solo, Daniel Demoivre ca 1720

Allemand,Gavott, Saraband, Jigg, Bourée

Sonata no. 3 in d minor, Johann Christoph Pepusch, 1667-1752

Adagio, Allegro, Adagio, Allegro