Calliope (Renaissance band)
|Origin||New York City|
|Genres||Renaissance music, Modern music|
Calliope won the Naumburg Chamber Music Award in 1975. The band performed at the 1977 U.S. Presidential inauguration and later contributed to the soundtrack for R O Blechman's 1978 PBS holiday special Simple Gifts. The band released three albums: Calliope Dances: A Renaissance Revel (Nonesuch, 1982); Calliope Festival (Nonesuch, 1984); and Diversions (Summit, 1990). The band recorded Peter Schickele's composition Bestiary in 1984.
- Lucy Bardo – viola, vielle, rebec
- Lawrence Benz – sackbut, lute, recorder, crumhorn
- Allan Dean – cornetto, sackbut, recorder, crumhorn
- Ben Harms – viol, pipe, tabor, recorder, crumhorn, percussion
- Page, Tim (15 November 1983). "Schickele's 'Bestiary' With Calliope Band". The New York Times. Retrieved 15 November 2017.
- "Calliope To Offer Concert". Reading Eagle. 1977-07-31. p. 68.
They won the Naumburg Chamber Music Award in 1975.
- "The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation - Previous Winners". The Walter W. Naumburg Foundation, Inc. Retrieved 17 November 2014.
- Library of Congress recording record
- Johnson, Lawrence B. (1982-12-24). "Classical Delights Bid For Holiday Green". The Milwaukee Sentinel. p. 17.
Digital stereo sound provides Calliope with a rewarding balance between spaciousness and detail (Nonesuch)
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