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About Hexachordia

An early music trio offering a fresh and accessible approach to early music on viols, lute, recorders, voice and virginals.
Early music ensemble
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The Hexachordia trio offer a fresh approach to music of the Medieval and Renaissance eras. We recreate the instrumental flexibility that was a key feature in music-making at the time. The ability to play a number of different musical instruments along with the possession of a good singing voice was essential for professional musicians. Each of us, therefore, specialises in a range of instruments of this period, allowing us to perform a wide range of ensemble music in a number of different instrumental and vocal combinations. In all our concert programmes we aim to put the music in its historical context, thus appealing to audiences new to early music as well as those who have a well-established love of the genre.

Hexachordia's Reviews

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Wymondham F
12 years ago

You were terrific. A wonderful way to finish the fortnight for us

Eastern P
12 years ago

Musical treat was pure gold

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Hexachordia's Song list

Pastyme & Pastime With Good Company - Henry VIII
Tant Que Vivray - Claudin de Sermisy
Ah Robyn Gentil Robyn - William Cornish
My Lady Wynkfylds Rownde - Anon
Kyng Harry VIII Pavyn - Anon
Recercada Primera - Diego Ortiz
Tourdion - Adrian Le Roy
The Hunt Is Up - Anon
Schiarazula Marazula & Ongarescha - Giorgio Mainerio
Ronde - Anon
Anello - Anon
Galliard d’Ecosse - Pierre Phalèse
Fortune My Foe - John Dowland
O Mistress Mine – Thomas Morley
Hold Thy Peace - Anon
Heartsease & Scotch Cap - John Playford
Lavenders Green - Broadside Ballad
Sumer Is Icumen In - Anon
Miri It Is - Anon
Quand Voi La Flor Novele - Anon Trouvere
Nightingale - Anon
A La Fontanele - French Trouvere
Anello - Anon
The Hunt Is Up - Anon
Green Growth The Holly - Henry VIII
In The Fields In Frost And Snows - Tom D’Urfey
Almain Honie-Suckle - Anthony Holborne
There Is A Garden In Her Face - Thomas Campion
Greensleeves To A Ground - From The Division Flute
Scarborough Fair - Anon
Ronde - Anon
All In A Garden Green - John Playford
The Leaves Be Green - John Johnson
Gather Ye Rosebuds - William Lawes
Heartsease - John Playford
Woodicock - Anon
Of All The Birds - Thomas Ravenscroft
The Chirping Of The Nightingale - John Playford
On Parole - A Paris - Frese Nouvele - Anon
A Chanter - La Comtessa de Dia
Trink Ich Wein - Henning Dedekind
Ballet Des Coqs - Michael Praetorius
Pease Branle - Thoniot Arbeau
Montard Branle - Micha Von Wolgemut
Pastime With Good Company - Henry VIII
A First Dump - John Johnson
All In A Garden Green - John Playford
La Mourisque - Tylman Susato
Champagne Branle - Susanne van Soldt Manuscript
Pan De Miglio - Anon
Jack and Joan- Thomas Campion
Strawberries and Cream - John Playford
Puddings and Pies - John Playford
Half Hanniken - John Playford
Jack Pudding - John Playford
The Frog Galliard - Thomas Morley
The Fruit of Love - Anthony Holborne
Il Canario - Traditional
Sick, Sick and Very Sick - Matthew Holmes Lute Book
New Oysters - Thomas Ravenscroft
The Trader’s Medley - Broadside Ballad
PLUS MANY, MANY MORE ensemble and solo pieces!
Early music, Renaissance, Medieval music
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