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(NL) Alfonso Marin, Lutenist and Valeria Mignaco, Voice

Contributed by Admin on May 02, 2012
By means of our tenacious endeavour studying, researching and performing the lute- song repertoire and the development of our singular approach to it, we strive to do justice to its great historical and artistic significance. …

(NL) COLLEGIUM MUSICUM Den Haag (CMDH)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 05, 2012
COLLEGIUM MUSICUM Den Haag was founded in 2006 by young, talented, energetic musicians, united under the direction of Brazilian/Italian harpsichordist Claudio Ribeiro. These musicians were drawn to Holland from all over the world in order to perfect themselves with the finest, most respected musicians in Baroque music today.
                      

(US) Flowinglass Music (Recording Label)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 04, 2012
“ … Oakland-based independent record label, music production company, and recording studio Flowinglass Music was founded in 1993 by husband and wife musical team Margaret Davis and Kristoph Klover. Flowinglass Music publishes the works of Celtic rock band Avalon Rising, Celtic/Early Music group Broceliande, Celtic duo Margaret & Kristoph, and singer/harper Margaret Davis.

Recordings on the Flowinglass Music label are widely available through such outlets as iTunes, CDBaby, and Amazon, and our catalog was recently picked up for distribution by Sugo Music. Our music has been widely featured on Internet and traditional radio stations, newspapers, and magazines.
              

(FR) Jory Vinikour, Harpsichordist

Contributed by Admin on Apr 03, 2012
Jory Vinikour is recognized as one of the outstanding harpsichordists of his generation. A highly diversified career brings him to the world's most important festivals and concert halls as recital and concerto soloist, partner to several of today's finest singers, and as one of the most visible continuo performers. Born in Chicago, Jory Vinikour came to Paris on a scholarship from the Fulbright Foundation to study with Huguette Dreyfus and Kenneth Gilbert. First Prizes in the International Harpsichord Competitions of Warsaw (1993) and the Prague Spring Festival (1994) brought him to the public's attention, and he has since appeared in festivals and concert series throughout much of the world.
                     

(CR) Ganassi

Contributed by Admin on Apr 02, 2012
Ganassi is a group dedicated to the dissemination of Renaissance and Baroque music, which brings together musicians who have played and loved period music for over a decade. Its name comes from Silvestro Ganassi (1492 -?), One of the most important theorists of the Renaissance, who also has the merit of being the first to write a treatise devoted exclusively to the recorder: The Fontegara, printed in Venice in 1535.
               

(FR) Ensemble Alla francesca

Contributed by Admin on Apr 01, 2012
Internationally recognized for the quality of its performances and the originality of its projects, Alla francesca figures among groups who strive to discover and interpret repertoire in the best of conditions. The interpretation, both lively and poetic, is the result of a long process of maturation, research and exchange, a music test of performance practice, with a real sense of collaboration and contact with the public.
         

(UK) Fretwork

Contributed by Admin on Mar 31, 2012

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

“For over 25 years, all around the globe, Fretwork has brought music for viols to life through live concerts, recordings and broadcasts. Their repertory includes anything and everything that can be played on viols, from the first printed music in Venice in 1501 to music composed for them today.
               


(UK) Concanentes

Contributed by Admin on Mar 30, 2012

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

“Since its formation in 1996, Concanentes has established itself as one of the leading ensembles specialising in the performance of music from the Middle Ages and the sixteenth century. Winner of the 1998 Bankers' Trust Pyramid Award, Concanentes went on to be selected for the 1999-2000 Classics West Business & Arts Partnership scheme. In 1999 the ensemble appeared in the International Early Music Network Young Artists' Competition and was selected for the late Yehudi Menuhin's Live Music Now! scheme. The year 2000 saw a debut recital in the Purcell Room in London as part of the Intrada series, as well as concerts in the Barcelona and Bruges Early Music Festivals and the National Early Music Showcase.  …
         


(IT) Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini

Contributed by Admin on Mar 29, 2012

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“The Centro Studi Opera omnia Luigi Boccherini (Onlus) of Lucca was established in November 2005 to carry out the editorial work relating to the complete works of the lucchese composer Luigi Boccherini. The choice of Lucca as a location is not by chance: Luigi Boccherini was born in Lucca, so it is the natural site on which to launch the Italian National Edition of Luigi Boccherini's Complete Works. The Centro Studi also hosts the work of the Italian National Edition of the Opera omnia of Pietro Antonio Locatelli and the musicological series Speculum Musicae, Studies on Italian Music History and Monumenta Musica Europea.
                       


(US) The Practitioners of Musick

Contributed by Admin on Mar 04, 2012

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“The Practitioners of Musick ensemble, founded by John Burkhalter and the late Professor Eugene Roan (1931 - 2006) to survey the musical riches of 18th century Great Britain - Ireland & both the Colonial and early Federal periods in America. Recent research, has also focused attention on musical life in New-France before the Fall of Quebec in 1759. 
                         


(CH) Ensemble Elyma, Gabriel Garrido

Contributed by Admin on Mar 03, 2012

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“The Elyma Ensemble is made up of singers and instrumentialists specialising in Latin music of the Renaissance and the Baroque period, and has long been active in the rediscovery of early Latin American music. It has also gained international recognition for its interpretation of 17th century italian compositions.
                   
Founded in Geneva in 1981, The Elyma Ensemble continues to be based there and is directed by its founder, Gabriel Garrido ... "
              


(US) The Double Bass and Violone Internet Archive -- Jerry Fuller, bassist and site maintainer

Contributed by Admin on Mar 02, 2012

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“Jerry Fuller began studying the double bass at age 16 and was invited to join the Lyric Opera of Chicago orchestra three years later. Within two years he was promoted to first desk of the double bass section in addition to performing with the Santa Fe Opera. Mr Fuller has also served as solo double bass of The Musikkollegium Winterthur Switzerland. While in Europe, Mr. Fuller became interested in historically-informed performance practice and has achieved international recognition for his work with period instruments. A Chicago Artists Abroad grant recipient, Mr. Fuller’s performances in London, Rome, Geneva and Edinburgh have been broadcast worldwide. In addition, Mr. Fuller has performed at the Ravinia and the Aspen Music Festivals and both the Boston and Berkeley Early Music Festivals. …”
                  


(FR) Thomas Murach , Facteur de clavecins & Isabelle Murach-Venturini , Luthier

Contributed by Admin on Mar 01, 2012

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“Since 1993 we  have been running the workshop ' Le Pin Lyre ', where I make  harpsichords and Isabelle  restores violins, lutes and violes. In fact, we work together on lots of tasks, but that's the  basic setup.

The harpsichord side of things: As of 1988, I learned the basics with  Lewis Jones, at the London College of Furniture, later London Guildhall, now London Metropolitan University. After much research 'Ariata' eventually came into being, and this is the trade name for my  interpretation of a  single manual F to f French harpsichord.
           


(UK) The City Waites

Contributed by Admin on Feb 29, 2012

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“With a riot of period instruments, lusty voices and all the exuberance of an early street or theatre band, THE CITY WAITES perform popular English songs, ballads and dance music from the Tudor period to the early 19th century. Street cries, theatre songs, bawdy broadside ballads, early Music Hall, Coffee House catches, courtly dances and the foot-stomping rhythms of a village dance band.
                


(IT) Contraddanza

Contributed by Admin on Feb 28, 2012

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Contraddanza has been performing since 1992, disseminating and studying Renaissance court dances very popular between 400 and 600 as well as the English Country Dance of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The group has performed in numerous plays and pageants in different sites, mainly in Northern Italy, receiving wide acclaim from critics and audiences. As well Contraddanza has participated in national competitions of ancient dances, always finishing near the top and has participated in theater sets based in medieval and Renaissance eras.”
                      


(BE) Flanders Recorder Quartet

Contributed by Admin on Feb 27, 2012

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

“Welcome to the Flanders Recorder Quartet web site, the most up to date source of information of this revolutionary ensemble. 25 years old this year and yet younger and more refreshing then ever! Please click on any of the items on the right side of this page to find out more about the group's recordings, touring schedule, recent press critiques, historical facts and different programmes. We hope to welcome you soon to one of the quartet's performances in Belgium or abroad!”
                   


(US) New England Early Music Calendar

Contributed by Admin on Feb 26, 2012

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“The New England Early Music Calendar offers the most complete listing of concert, workshop, lecture and exhibit events in the six-state New England region (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut & Rhode Island).
                     


(UK) Wynndebagge

Contributed by Admin on Feb 25, 2012
“wynndebagge has been at the forefront of bringing medieval, Renaissance and European dance music to a wider audience whilst making them laugh for over 15 years. With ancestral roots amongst the Russian steppes and French Huguenots and links to branches in British television comedy, film, the RSC and Music Hall, his influences are culturally diverse yet his style very English. …
         

(UK) Jacks Pipes and Hammers, The Early Music Specialists

Contributed by Admin on Feb 24, 2012

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited 

"Based in an 18th century farm complex in the Yorkshire Pennines, we supply the needs of early music enthusiasts world-wide. We hold large stocks of sheetmusic in facsimile and modern editions, books and CDs Anything we do not have in stock, will be obtained on demand. Look in the Catalogues page for publishers' catalogues." 
                


(NL) René Slotboom, Maker of Bowed Instruments

Contributed by Admin on Feb 23, 2012

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Building bowed instruments for more than 25 years gave me the opportunity to measure quite a lot of original 17th and 18th century instruments. Among these are instruments from makers like Barak Norman, Edward Lewis, Cheron, Bertrand, Rombouts, Jacobs, Hellmer, Stradivari, Castagnieri, Linarol and Ciciliano. The list of names includes cellos, basses, the members of the viol family from treble viol to consort bass, and the viola d'amore.
                


(IT) The Consortium of Violinmakers "Antonio Stradivari" CREMONA

Contributed by Admin on Feb 22, 2012
“The Consorzio Liutai Antonio Stradivari Cremona was founded in 1996 for the purpose of promoting and making known contemporary Cremonese violin making, which upholds an ancient artisan tradition.

The Consorzio has its seat in Cremona , the city of Stradivari , Amati and Guarneri, the great masters of the past. Their art, known and admired throughout the world, is a source of inexhaustible inspiration for modern instrument makers.

Around sixty master stringed instrument makers from Cremona and its Province belong to the Consorzio.
      


(UK) Ciconia Ensemble

Contributed by Admin on Feb 21, 2012

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited 

The Ciconia Ensemble is dedicated to the music of the late 14th/early 15th centuries, especially the so-called Ars Subtilior, that uniquely difficult and wonderful music that flourished briefly in France and northern Italy. The group consists of Anna Maria Friman (soprano), John Potter (tenor), Susanna Pell and Jacob Heringman (lutes & vielles) and made its debut in York in 2006.
       


(IL) Bach Cantatas Website (BCW)

Contributed by Admin on Feb 20, 2012

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited 

“The Bach Cantatas Website (BCW) is a comprehensive site covering all aspects of J.S. Bach's cantatas and his other vocal works. The BCW contains discussions and detailed discographies of each cantata and other vocal works, performers and general topics. The BCW also contains texts and translations, scores, music examples, articles and interviews, and over 8,200 short biographies of performers of Bach's vocal works and players of his keyboard and lute works, as well as of poets & composers associated with Bach. 
     


(HU) Furulya.hu (Recorder.hu)

Contributed by Admin on Feb 19, 2012

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This website is for those interested in the recorder; thus, students, teachers, professional and amateur musicians alike interested in creating a national (and international) relationship between them. On-site articles and useful studies as well as downloadable materials can be found in order to assist learning and teaching of the recorder.
                    


(FR) Ensemble Les enfants de la cour

Contributed by Admin on Feb 18, 2012

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Ensemble created in 2007, led by Damien Pouvreau, "Children of the Court" includes professional musicians who specialize in early music, whose approach is to explore the different facets of their music trade and by partnering with other personalities from the arts and culture (musicians, actors, singers, dancers, visual artists, graphic designers, photographers, writers).”
     

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