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(UK) Pro Corda Chamber Music Courses: "Conservatoire Baroque" (29 Aug - 2 Sep 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 30, 2015

Location:  Leiston Abbey, Theberton, Leiston, Suffolk IP16 4TD

"Pro Corda is pleased to announce the launch of a new course for post 18 study within its existing Conservatoire series which will be directed by Professor of Baroque Flute at the Royal College of Music, Rachel Brown. The course will explore the rich eighteenth century chamber music of the Baroque era for students at any music conservatoire or university.  ...


(IT) Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM) Release: Francesco Antonio Pistocchi Scherzi musicali [op. II] - Duetti e terzetti, op. III Edizione critica

Contributed by admin on Jun 27, 2015

"The volume presents the first modern edition of all the vocal print of the famous singer and composer Francesco Antonio Pistocchi (1659-1726), founder of one of the first schools of Italian song. The book includes a broad biography of the musician as well as the critical edition of  the lyrics and music ...


(ES) III International Baroque and Renaissance Dance Course (6-10 July 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 27, 2015

For dancers, musicians & amateurs
Italian Renaissance with  Bruna Gondoni.
French Baroque with  Nick Nguyen and Teresa Alves.
Spanish Dance of the "Siglo de Oro" with  Mª José Ruiz Mayordomo.
Castanets  with  Ludovica Mosca

ITALIAN RENAISSANCE with Bruna Gondoni   Elementary level : Cascarda  “Chiara Stella “from Il Ballarino by M.Fabrizio Caroso . “ Ballo fatto da 6 cavalieri “ from Le Gratie d'Amore by C.Negri   Middle –advanced level:  “Canario: variazioni “by C. Negri coreography by Bruna Gondoni with music of Lorenzo Allegri.  “ Bassa Gioiosa “ by M.Stefano from Le Gratie d'Amore by C.Negri  , and/or:“Gagliarda di Spagna“ from Nobiltà di Dame by M.Fabrizio Caroso. ...


(UK) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Baroque String Playing Resources Pages

Contributed by admin on Jun 27, 2015

"Welcome to our Baroque String Playing resource pages. They have been compiled by the National Centre for Early Music, working alongside string players from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and have been made possible by funding from Youth Music.

The resources have been written by Cathryn Dew (NCEM) and Cecelia Bruggemeyer (OAE), and feature Helen Kruger (violin), Nicholas Logie (viola), Ruth Alford ('cello) and Joe McHardy (harpsichord). ...


(UK) Jane Austen Festival (11-20 Sep 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 27, 2015

Location: Bath, UK

"The 2015 Jane Austen Festival – Ten wonderful days of celebrating all things Austen in the beautiful Georgian city of Bath ..." Not only of searching for Mr. Darcy, the Jane Austen Festival is of ten days of dance and of music. ...


(US) The Eighth International Mae and lrving Jurow Harpsichord Competition (22-24 March 2016) (NOTE DATE CHANGE)

Contributed by admin on Jun 24, 2015

Historical Keyboard Society of North America

"NOTE DATE CHANGE -- The Eighth International Mae and lrving Jurow Harpsichord Competition, Historical Keyboard Society of North America, March 22-24, 2016 (PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE!), Oberlin College, Ohio. Finals will be completed and awards will be announced on the evening of Thursday, March 24.  ...


(PL) Viola Organista -- Leonardo da Vinci's Genius at Work

Contributed by admin on Jun 23, 2015

"Designed more than 500 years ago by Leonardo da Vinci, was never built in his lifetime. ... Built in Krakow, Poland in 2009-2012 by Sławomir Zubrzycki." Have a peek at this wonderful instrument that is often times on tour and being performed ...


(SE) eClassical CD Release: "C.P.E. Bach – Solo Keyboard Music, Vol. 30" (10 Jun 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 20, 2015

(From a recent eClassical newsletter)

"Besides his more than 150 sonatas, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach also composed a large number of single-movement pieces for solo keyboard. Some of these were published in collections, beginning with the Probestücke (Study Pieces) of 1753, included on Volume 22 in this series (BIS-1762). On the present disc Miklós Spányi presents three other sets intended  ...


(ES) Spanish Ministry of Culture Prize Award: "The Golden Age of violin making in Spain" (Jorge Pozas)

Contributed by admin on Jun 20, 2015

(From a recent newsletter article)

"We’re happy to share with you that “The Golden Age of Violin Making in Spain” is the 2015 Winner of the “Third Prize” in the Art Books section of the Best Edited Book Awards organised by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. ...


(AT) 39th Innsbruck Festival of Early Music (14 Jul - 28 Aug 2015)

Contributed by admin on Jun 19, 2015

"... Improvisation is the main theme of the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music. The “stylus phantasticus” thus becomes the focus of attention. The style was highly influential for both composing and free musical performance.  ...

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