Chancey, rebec, vielle
Kendall, lute, mandora, citole
Minter, countertenor, baritone
Tindemans, vielle, rebec
Folger Consort, Jane Pisano, Manager
Folger Consort, ensemble in residence at the Folger Shakespeare
Library, presents music from the twelfth through twentieth
centuries, specializing in medieval and Renaissance music,
with the aid of a wonderful variety of talented guest artists.
Robert Eisenstein and Christopher Kendall are Artistic Directors
of the Folger Consort, and with Scott Reiss, they were its
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