October 26, 2019
Start Time: 8:00 PM
Ronn McFarlane at Artichoke Music
2007 SE Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202
At 2pm, Ronn will be giving a lecture-demo. In this lute “show-and-tell”, Ronn traces the 800 year history of the lute – the most popular instrument of the Renaissance – its evolution, its music, and its place in popular culture. The lute’s relation to the guitar, and ways to approach lute music on the modern guitar, will be considered. Ronn will also play musical examples from the Middle Ages through the present. At 8pm, Ronn McFarlane will be the performance, consisting of Renaissance, Baroque, Celtic, and original music.