EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
Colin Booth has been a harpsichordist and harpsichord-maker for more than 30 years. Colin Booth has sold around 300 instruments worldwide, and can point to an unusually large proportion of these sales, to Early Music professionals, and harpsichordists in particular.
(US) The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century (Book)
(US) Harpsichord Unlimited Music Videos Win Awards in 44th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival
(CA) Italianissimo! with Stefano Montanari Guest Conductor (Tafelmusik season finale) (2011 May 11-15)
(FR) Stabat Mater - Messe de Madrid -- Domenico Scarlatti (Recently released by Ensemble Jacques Moderne)
From the blog “The Countertenor Voice”, we learn of the following:
The Choir of Men and Boys of Saint Thomas Fifth Ave, one of the only truly full-time choral organizations in the USA, has posted the rare job opening for a male alto.
(US) Handel's Beasts: Explained, Illustrated, Complete with Musick (News from San Francisco Classical Voice)
Connecting, resourcing, advertising and web presence are many of the “raisons d’être” for the existence one’s website. Recently, EarlyMusicNews.org has catalogued over 2,000 currently active websites. The websites span over 46 categories, residing on many continents, countries and cities.
This book is a comprehensive history of the firm and contains detailed descriptions of the many innovative instruments they made.
A dedicated resource guide for the restoration enthusiast who is looking for information on restoring the early square piano!
(US) "Siren Song: Sephardic Songs of Fantasy and Love:" (Texas Early Music Project (TEMP) concert) (2011 May 7)
This sensual and exotic music illuminates the lives of Sephardic Jews after their expulsion from Spain.
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