The Early Music Ensemble of San Diego will perform at the CV Library on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:00pm. The program, entitled "The Folk Influence: Madrigals, Part-Songs and Folk Songs” explores the relationship between polyphonic madrigals and the more homophonic part-songs and folk songs. The program will include chansons, madrigals and folk songs from Renaissance England and France, as well as folk songs that have been given modern arrangements. The four-voice a capella Early Music Ensemble has performed in the San Diego area, across the US and in Europe for many years.The performers are Elisabeth Marti (soprano), Constance Lawthers (soprano/alto), John Peeling (tenor), Philip Larson (bass). The free family music program is sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library. The program will last 45 minutes. For further information, see the CV Library Music Page, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website atwww.carmelvalleylibrary.org.