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A Handful of Pleasant Delights

Music, words and song from Elizabethan England

A Handful of Pleasant Delights

Supported by a grant from Continuo Foundation

Supported by Continuo Foundation

A programme of music, words and song illustrating aspects of life in Elizabethan England – from the Court to the country, the playhouse, the streets and the Church.
A variety of lutesongs, broadside ballads, theatre songs, madrigals, consort songs, instrumental divisions, masque music, sacred music and dance tunes.
Includes music by Thomas Morley, Richard Edwards, William Byrd, John Dowland, Richard Allison and Daniel Bachiler, and words by George Peele, Ben Jonson, Thomas Nashe and Chidiock Tichborne.

Eleanor Cramer: soprano, bass viol
Richard de Winter: baritone, actor
Robin Jeffrey: lute, cittern
Alison Kinder: viols, recorders
Tamsin Lewis: Renaissance violin, viols, alto

  • 📅Sat 30 September 2023
  • 📍Athelhampton House, Dorchester
  • 🕑7:30pm
  • 🎫£25 and £30

Athelhampton House, Dorchester
Athelhampton Road, Dorchester, DT2 7, United Kingdom