ANU Historical Instruments Collection

Apeiron Baroque: Too Many Strings

27th September 2023 7:30pm

In a concert hosted by the Friends of the ANU School of Music, Apeiron presents a concert that showcases a variety of keyboard instruments from the Keyboard Institute. Music selected from the early Baroque period through to the early Romantic, performed by the two core Apeiron players, John Ma and Marie Searles.


Baroque Violin (Duke, London, c1770)
Classical Violin (Mezin, Paris, 1886).
Viola d’amore (van der Voort after Rausch, Nijmegen, 2015)
Ruckers Double Manual Harpsichord (Beebee, Sydney, 2020)
Fortepiano (McNulty after Walter, Divisov, 2008)
Fortepiano (McNulty after Graf, Divisov, 2004)
Virginal (Alcock and McGee after Jadra, Canberra, 1981)

Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music, Canberra. 


Castello, Sonata Prima from "Sonate concertate in stil moderno, libro secondo"

Ramaeu, "La Poule" from "Nouvelles Suits de Pieces de Clavecin"

Leonarda, Sonata Duodecima from Opus 16

Baltzar, Prelude from Division Violin

Frecobaldi, Aria detta la Frescobalda

CPE Bach, Gamba Sonata in C major

Mondonville, Opus 3 #4

Pisdendel, Sonata for Solo Violin

de Nebra, Adagio from Sonata 1 Opus 1.

Schumann, Sonata in a minor 


John Ma, Violin and Viola d'amore

Marie Searles, Harpsichord and Fortepiano