The Schoole is recording the entire
First Booke of Songs of John Dowland in the 1597 version.
Maria Skiba – soprano & Frank Pschichholz – renaissance lute
Sendesaal Bremen 11 – 14 April 2023. Recording engineer: Michael Havenstein,
It is a coproduction with Radio Bremen.
The Schoole of Night has lately been working on
The First Booke of Songs (1597) of John Dowland.
Today was our last rehearsal, tomorrow we’re off to Bremen to record it with Radio Bremen in the Sendesaal Bremen.
We composed seven songs inspired by the lute songs of John Dowland, to the poems of John Donne, William Shakespeare and Anonymous.
You are welcome to listen to the raw and uncut demos.
Special thanks to Heinz Müller, Ranjit Prasad and David Leeuwarden.
This project was made possible by Deutscher Musikrat Funding
The Undertaking All rights reserved © The Schoole of Night
Sleep Wayward Thougts All rights reserved © The Schoole of Night
Two Reasons to Live All rights reserved © The Schoole of Night
Come Ye Heavy States of Night All rights reserved © The Schoole of Night
Hamlet All rights reserved © The Schoole of Night
Elegie All rights reserved © The Schoole of Night
The Prohibition All rights reserved © The Schoole of Night
Frank Pschichholz is working on a
Recomposing John Dowland project. Those are songs composed by Frank to texts of John Donne, William Shakespeare and other Elizabethan poets and inspired by John Dowland.
The project has been made possible through Deutscher Musikrat funding.
The Schoole of Night, together with Capella de la Torre, Cum Decore choir and Playpad Circus has opened the Kommen und Gehen Festival on 12 August 2022.
“Heinrich Schütz und seine Kinder. Musikalischer Festivalzug”
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The Schoole of Night is currently working on John Dowland’s First Booke of Songs or Ayres (1597) – a long reaching project that will include concerts, seminars, videos and recordings.
Photos: Marcel Schröder
On 22 March 2022 an official opening of the Saxonian Film Academy (Sächsische Filmakademie) took place in Görlitz.
The Schoole of Night was also there and presented a programme with songs of John Dowland.
The Schoole of Night
Maria Skiba & Frank Pschichholz
The Schoole of Night will perform the programme De Mysterio Magno during the series Bautzener Kammerkonzerte (Bautzen chamber concerts).
The Schoole of Night
Maria Skiba – soprano, Stefan Dedek – trombone, sackbutt, Frank Pschichholz, lute, electric guitar and artistic direction
16 October 2021, Maria-und-Martha-Kirche, August-Bebel-Platz, Bautzen, 19.30
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