Ishmael Stefanov-Wagner

Member of: Ad-Hoc Waltz & Quadrille Band, Anne, Ishmael & Robert, The Beans, The Black Jokers, Boston Delight, Cantabile Renaissance Band, McMarish, Norumbega Harmony, The West Gallery Quire
Contact:
ERASETHISijs AT mit DOT edu
Webpage:
http://www.mit.edu/people/ijs/
Appeared at NEFFA 2017:
Pat's Tradition - English Country DancesDS Friday April 21, 8:00pm to 8:50pm, Middle School Dance Hall [show on grid]
English country dances written for and by Pat Shaw. Dance communities here and abroad are celebrating the centenary of Pat Shaw's birth in 2017. From the Pat Shaw Legacy Group website: "It was his prodigious output of dances in all styles and levels of complexity which has led him to be labelled the Twentieth Century Dancing Master."
The Scottish HumourE Saturday April 22, 11:00am to 11:50am, Middle School Rm. 119 [show on grid]
Some say Scots are "dour" but musicians know better! A romp through the "Scots Musical Museum" collection exploring humour gentle, pathetic, gallows, ribald, hilarious lover's dialogues. As before, songs to sing/share with necessary extra Scots language work.
Norumbega Tunebook SingingGS Saturday April 22, 12:00noon to 12:50pm, High School Auditorium Stage [show on grid]
Sing from a new shape-note tunebook "The Norumbega Harmony". We have rescued old tunes in 4-part harmony from the New England Singing School tradition and have added some new ones, all in the style of "The Sacred Harp" and the old shape-note books.
West Gallery MusicGS Sunday April 23, 10:00am to 10:50am, High School Auditorium Stage [show on grid]
Sing and play the music from rural English churches, from the time of Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen, and King George III. For all voices and melodic instruments.
Sacred Harp SingingGS Sunday April 23, 12:00noon to 12:50pm, High School Auditorium Stage [show on grid]
Join us for shape-note singing from the Sacred Harp in the traditional hollow square.

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