Marin Marais (1656-1728) - Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris [The Bells of St. Genevieve] from La Gamme et Autres Morceaux de Symphonie (1723) New Comma Baroque - Matthew C. Cataldi, Baroque violin, Phillip W. Serna, viola da gamba & Emily J. Morlan, historical keyboards from the program Tous les Matins du Monde "All the Mornings of the World" - Music of the French Baroque by Chambonnières, DuBuisson, Leclair & Marais Recorded March 27th-28th, 2012 at Bethany Lutheran Church, Crystal Lake, IL To find out more about about the New Comma Baroque, please visit http://www.newcommabaroque.org/. This content appears here on the GambaCast by permission. All video content © 2012 New Comma Baroque. ________________________________________________ Based in the Chicago area, Dr. Serna works to bring the early western string instrument family known as the viola da gamba into many area schools – demonstrating solo literature from the Renaissance, Baroque and early Classical periods for treble viol, tenor viol, bass viol & violone. Please help us make viols accessible to both young and old. For feedback, please email info AT thegambacast.org. Please review the podcast in iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-viols-in-our-schools-gambacast/id279089596 Visit the online store to support future outreach activities at http://www.cafepress.com/violadagamba. Viols in Our Schools Copyright © 2012 Dr. Phillip W. Serna. For more information, visit http://www.thegambacast.org/ & http://www.violsinourschools.org/.
The GambaCast is a natural extension of Phillip Serna's educational outreach program Viols in Our Schools, recipient of Early Music America's Outreach Award for 2010. The GambaCast's primary aim is to offer Early Music, specifically music for Viola da Gamba, to wider audiences through compelling performances by a variety of performers demonstrating the highest degree of scholarship and excellence in performance.