In The News – ‘Baroque’ Puts New Spin on Classics – New Comma Baroque at Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University's The Torch, September 14, 2012 - 'Baroque' Puts New Spin on Classics

On September 14, 2012, New Comma Baroque was featured in Valparaiso University’s the Torch in a piece entitled “‘Baroque’ Puts New Spin on Classics.” covering their September program at the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts with guest artists Melanie and Russell Bookout performing on viols and lute.

“Imagine the sweet sounds of the viol playing French music from the 17th century.

Sound boring? Not quite. The musicians of New Comma Baroque are seeking to change the mindsets of music listeners by reintroducing 17th-century music and instruments with a new spin during a new series of concerts they are putting on throughout the fall and spring.”

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