Passamezzo

The name of a popular sixteenth century chord progression or ground bass, which comes in two variants - the passamezzo antico and its major mode variation, the passamezzo moderno.

Also a performance group based in the UK, founded in 2001, initially to explore the Jacobean Masque, and specialising in English Elizabethan and Jacobean repertoire.

A selection of articles about Passamezzo

Ensemble. Perennial Themes - A winter programme from Passamezzo, heard by Emma Tristram

 

 

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