(UK) New Findings on the Possible Copyists and Owners of the Scarlatti Sonata Manuscripts in Münster: the Role of Antonino Reggio
New findings on the possible copyists and owners of the Scarlatti sonata manuscripts in Münster: the role of Antonino Reggio Early Music (2011) 39(1): 57-64 first published online January 27, 2011 doi:10.1093/em/caq109
“In his unpublished 1970 dissertation on Domenico Scarlatti, Joel Sheveloff identified four major collections of the keyboard sonatas of Scarlatti, two Spanish and two Italian in origin.
21-23 October 2011
Call For Papers
The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Italian Musicological Society will take place in Genova in collaboration with the Conservatorio di Musica “Niccolò Paganini” from 21 to 23 October 2011. On October, 22 all members will gather for their annual meeting. Scholars from all over the world are invited to submit their paper proposals. Every topic in the field of
musicological studies is accepted.
Trafford Hall, Wimbolds Trafford Chester
This is our new home for Summer school this year. The venue is a grade 2 listed building near to Chester. The residential facilities are comfortable and we have plenty of easily accessible playing space for our regular singing, viol and recorder consorts.
Tutored by: Rae Strong
Most people learn to play recorders pitched in C - usually the descant - but other members of the family, the treble, bass and tiny sopranino recorder, are pitched in F. Rae Strong’s accessible course will help you make the transition and have fun while you’re doing it. It will cover everything from basic note learning to ensemble playing, so that you’ll emerge from your stay at Benslow an altogether more versatile player.
(US) The Fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (2012 March 22-24) (Call for papers, deadline: 2011 June 15)
22-24 March 2012
The Program Committee invites submissions for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Renaissance Studies, or the era ca. 1300-1650.
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The 2011 Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition
11th -13th November 2011
We are pleased to announce the dates for this year's Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition, which celebrates its 10th anniversary at the Old Royal Naval College!
Deceptive notation in baroque keyboard music
by Colin Booth
“Did Bach Really Mean That? is a book which explores musical notation and the way in which composers of Baroque keyboard music used it.
Gauvin | Puértolas | Lemieux | Lehtipuu | Brook
Il Complesso Barocco | Alan Curtis
Attached information concerning the latest Il Complesso Barocco recording release and tour.
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks RevisitedLes Amis du Clavecin (The Friends of the Harpsichord) is an association founded in 1991 by the Belgian harpsichordist Betty Bruylants. Its purpose is to foster people's knowledge and love of the harpsichord, an instrument which was extremely important in the history of western music for over three centuries.
How to Play the Recorder
Vicki Boeckman helps students with the basics of how to play the recorder.
(US) Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär Conference (CFP 2011 june 15) (2012 March 29-31, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina)
The sixth international conference sponsored by FNI will address visual culture in early modern Germany. Artists, writers, preachers, musicians, and performers, as well as those whom they may represent, need audiences. In a society saturated with images, visualization, whether literal or imaginative, becomes a dynamic tool for communication. In early print culture writers, artists, and publishers experimented with how to combine visual images with text in order to make their messages more effective. Authors, such as Hans Sachs, often engaged their audiences through verbal pictures, such as vivid descriptions of settings and people. During the Early Modern period religious propagandists, political writers, satirists, cartographers, the scientific community, and others experimented with new uses of visual images. Practitioners of many disciplines adopted visual criteria for testing truth claims, investigating pressing problems, and representing knowledge.
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
Miguel Yisrael was born in 1973 in Lisbon, where he began his musical and artistic career, earning his Diploma in Classical Guitar in 1994. From 1999 to 2004, after studying the lute at the Paris Conservatoire, with Claire Antonini, Miguel Yisrael completed his musical education with the grand maestro Hopkinson Smith in Basel, Switzerland, at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.
British Library Lansdowne MS 740
Anne Southwell's poetry
Poetry by Anne Southwell, a strongly Calvinist writer, appears in two extant manuscripts. It is possible that they were both assembled under the supervision of Southwell herself and/or her second husband Henry Sibthorpe.
As well as secular and religious poetry by Southwell, the Folger manuscript contains a wide range of miscellaneous material: verse from songbooks and poems by Henry King, Arthur Gorges and Walter Ralegh (none attributed correctly), prose texts by Southwell and others and memoranda of various kinds, including 'A List of my Bookes' (Cavanaugh 1967).
(IE) Eighth Biennial Conference for Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Belfast, Ireland) (2011 July 21-24)
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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)
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