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Collegium Musicum offers free concert Tuesday

March 19, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- The 25-member Collegium Musicum, Western Michigan University's only early music ensemble, presents a free concert in the Dalton Center Recital Hall at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 25.

The program will feature the Collegium's 17-voice chorus in works by Palestrina and Byrd and its eight instrumentalists in sonatas by Telemann, Quantz, and Fasch. The period instruments used in this program include: Renaissance and Baroque recorders, viola da gambas, one-key Baroque flute, and harpsichord. The program will culminate in a Heinrich Schütz grand polychoral motet for chorus and instruments.

Media contact: Kevin West, 269 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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