Portraits of Peru, 1785: "Exotic Folksongs and Dances from Trujillo"

Nov 15 2013 - 8:00pm


Hoversten Chapel, Augsburg College
625 22nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55454
United States
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The Rose Ensemble  with guest Musical Director, Tom Zajac and instrumentalists, Paula Fagerberg, Patricia Halverson, Danny Mallon, Scott Pauley, and Charles Weaver This performance includes a Pre-Concert Presentation at 7pm.

Flora, fauna, and folk music mingle throughout this program of popular song and dance from late 18thcentury Peru, frozen in the amber of an unlikely source, the Trujillo del Perú Codex. This collection of watercolor paintings was compiled by the local bishop for Spanish King Carlos IV, imaginatively depicting the plants, animals, people, and archeological monuments of this diverse region in northern Peru.  Peruvian and Bolivian music with Indian and African influences—party songs, love songs, and rhythmic sacred hymns—is presented by Rose Ensemble singers, a Baroque band, and an impressive collection of South American percussion instruments. 
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The Rose Ensemble
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$25 in advance; $27 at the door; $10 student tickets available at the door
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