Lynda Sayce - theorbo, lute, baroque guitar

Lynda Sayce read Music at St Hugh's College, Oxford, then studied lute with Jakob Lindberg at the Royal College of Music, and also took continuo classes with Nigel North. She holds a Ph.D for her research on the history of the theorbo, which is to be published as two books in 2005-6.

Lynda has contributed articles to Early Music, the Revised New Grove Dictionary of Music, and the art journal Apollo. She has also edited an important new publication of John Dowland's Lachrimae. She performs regularly with leading period instrument ensembles, including the Academy of Ancient Music, The King's Consort, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and the Musicians of the Globe. For many years she was lutenist with the award-winning ensemble Charivari Agréable.

Lynda appears on more than 100 CD recordings, and has broadcast on radio and TV stations throughout Europe, and in the USA, Japan and South America.

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