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On Saturday, November 22, at 7:30 p.m. Collegium Musicum, Colby’s early music group, will present a concert titled “Music in Remembrance.” The concert will be held in Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus. Part of the 2003-2004 Music at Colby series, the event is open to the public and free of charge.
Collegium Musicum’s concert program will feature Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Mass for the Dead and Johann Sebastian Bach’s motet Jesu, meine Freude. Both are grand works for voices and basso continuo from the late-17th and early-18th centuries that treat the subject of the memorial with both contemplation and joy.
Directed by Eva Linfield, associate professor of music, the Collegium Musicum is a 22-member ensemble of students and one community member that performs music from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Baroque periods. For more information on Music at Colby events contact the Music Department at 207-872-3236.