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Encyclopedia > Lynda Sayce

Lynda Sayce is a lutenist and theorbo player, living near Oxford, United Kingdom, known also as a scholar of musical history and a writer on the history of the lute and theorbo. Theorbo A theorbo (from Italian tiorba, also tuorbe in French, Theorbe in German) is a plucked string instrument. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

She read music at St Hugh's College, Oxford, and studied lute with Jakob Lindberg at the Royal College of Music, and continuo playing with Nigel North. She has performed and recorded with many leading ensembles, including Charivari Agreable, Musica Antiqua of London, The King's Consort and the Dowland Consort, playing the cittern and bandora in addition to the lute. Her first solo recording was of lute pieces by John and Robert Johnson, in 1992. The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... // The Royal College of Music from Prince Consort Road, London The Royal College of Music is a prestigious music school located in Kensington, London. ... Figured bass, or thoroughbass, is a kind of integer musical notation used to indicate intervallic content (the intervals which make up a sonority), later chords, in relation to a bass note. ... A woodcut of a Cittern The cittern is a stringed instrument dating from the Renaissance, having evolved considerably since that time. ... The bandora is the bass of the wire section in a Morley consort and as such can be regarded as a bass cittern. ... A medieval era lute. ...

As a continuo player she has performed for John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Orchestra, Andrew Parrott and the Taverner Players, the Academy of Ancient Music, and the English National Opera. In recent times she has also been exploring the repertoire of the early guitar, having chanced upon an 1830s instrument in a charity shop. The London Coliseum, home of the English National Opera English National Opera (ENO), located at the Coliseum Theatre on St. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

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