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 Music for Your Southern California Renaissance Wedding or Event

From distant shores and distant times
We bring these songs anew
Revived by fiddle and by flute
To celebrate with you

To book us as a violin and recorder duo, please ask for Kammeraderie.

To book us as a recorder duo, please ask for Flutes of Fancy.

To book our quartet, please ask for Tea Rose Consort 
(this ensemble has its own unique and beautiful repertory)

Bookings: (760) 645-3012

English Country Dance Music for Your Wedding

Playford Promenade: Music for Weddings and Grand Occasions contains 42 tunes arranged by Dorothy van Joolen Barth for recorder and violin. These 17th century tunes have been especially selected and arranged because they make unique processionals and recessionals. They are a perfect choice for theme weddings, garden weddings, and for any bride and groom wanting something a little different! The tunes may also be played on flute and violin or on two violins.  We are available to perform this music for your wedding in Southern California. 

A recording of  Playford Promenade: Music for Weddings and Grand Occasions is available through CDBaby, Amazon, and iTunes, Google Play, and other digital outlets.  We hope this will be a welcome resource for those not able to book live music for their weddings. Brides and grooms can sample each track and purchase individual tracks to customize their ceremony. You can also purchase the entire album at an affordable price, thereby accessing a  wealth of unique ceremony choices.  The music on this CD can also serve as background music during a wedding prelude or as music for elegant teas or garden receptions. Though not intended for dancing (the tracks do not have enough repetitions for ECD dancers), we hope it will also be enjoyed by English Country Dance enthusiasts.

Kammeraderie: Playford Promenade: Music for Weddings and Grand Occasions

Additional Sound Samples for Renaissance Weddings

Prince Rupert's March

     Lord Willoughby's March

      It was a Lover and His Lasse

      Scarborough Fair

Susato's Ronde

     Since First I Saw Your Face   

Sweet Nymph, Come to Thy Lover

The Fairy Dance

King of the Fairies

  Terpsicourante (from Praetorius Terpsichore)

Spagnoletto (Cesare Negri - 1536-1604)

  Carolingian/Figured Pavane (Arbeau - 1588)


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