Library Music Live: Rarely performed music from our Special Collections

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Wed, Nov 20 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Taplin Auditorium,
Fine Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey 08544


Mendel Music Library presents a live performance of music from our Locked Collection and Princeton University Library’s Special Collections. Repertoire includes the Magnificat primi toni (first setting) from Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis (1568) by Renaissance composer Giovanni Animuccia and other early vocal music, a solo harpsichord suite from Couperin’s Pièces de clavecin (1713), a Sammartini trio sonata, and selections from Mendel’s 19th-Century Sheet Music Collection. Performers include a vocal ensemble led by graduate musicology student John Ahern; Joyce Chen, harpsichord; John Burkhalter, recorder; Charlie Hankin, violin; Megan Ormsbee, mezzo soprano; Marley Jacobson, soprano; Mariana Corichi Gomez, soprano; and other Princeton singers and instrumentalists. Join us for this exciting library event featuring our incredible Library collections, Library staff, and Princeton musicians! Free and open to the public.