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(US) Bloomington Early Music Festival Summary (By Anna Pranger) (19 Sep 2011, Harmonia Early Music)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 20, 2011
“Sorry for my tardiness on getting this summary out! There was some great stuff at BLEMF this year, here’s a summary of all the exciting things that happened over those five days!

(UK) Recently Released by Il Complesso Barocco Christoph Gluck "Ezio" (Review by Andrew Clements, 15 Sep 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 20, 2011

Release Date: 29 Aug 2011
Label: Virgin Classics

“Before he changed the course of operatic history with his "reform" operas of the 1760s and 1770s, Gluck was a respected and thoroughly conventional composer of opera seria, almost all of them written to librettos by Metastasio.  …


(US) Musicians of the Old Post Road - Nightingale aria (Bononcini)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 20, 2011
“Musicians of the Old Post Road's recording session in May, 2011 of an aria by Bononcini for its upcoming "Roman Handel" CD.

(FR) L' association les Festes de Thalie: Agrémens Concert and Presentation (22-23 Oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 17, 2011
Theatrical and musical entertainment for all ages: a few fables of La Fontaine and tasty tirades extracted from the famous “Traité de Quantz”, mixed with pieces for baroque flute and harpsichord by JS Bach, Boismortier, Quantz, Rameau and Telemann form the program for this concert -show.
  

(US) Salon/Sanctuary 2011-2012 Educational Initiative

Contributed by Admin on Sep 17, 2011
“In the 2011 – 2012 season, we are pleased to embark on a new educational initiative with the students and faculty of Juilliard415,  the school’s recently established Historical Performance program under the direction of Monica Huggett.
  

(CA) Nota Bene Baroque (NBB) Ensemble Performs @ Doors Open Waterloo Region (17 Sept 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 16, 2011
Missed the performances at last Saturday's fabulous Gala? Or heard them and want more? As part of Doors Open Waterloo Region, a small ensemble from NBB will perform this Saturday (September 17) at 11 A.M. at the brand new Knox Presbyterian Church.

(US) New publications by Natasha Korda (Author)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 16, 2011

Brought to our attention on the “Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW)” mailing list, the following books have been published on the subject of women’s work in the arts:

Labors Lost: Women's Work and the Early Modern English Stage (University of Pennsylvania Press), examines women's unacknowledged contributions to theatrical production in Shakespeare's time.

Working Subjects in Early Modern English Drama (Ashgate Press), is an essay collection co-edited with Michelle M. Dowd, and includes a number of essays that focus on gender and women's work. Ashgate Press offers a 20% discount to SSEMW members.


(FR) Musiciens de Cythère -- Baroque and Renaissance Music and Dance Courses in Montpellier

Contributed by Admin on Sep 15, 2011
“Each quarter, we offer a weekend course or Baroque music and dance revival, for anyone interested in music and dances of the Baroque era. You can participate in one or more weekend (s), each stage being independent of others.“
  

(US) Newly published at WLSCM (The Web Library of Seventeenth-Century Music)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 14, 2011
“Carlo Donato Cossoni, Two Litanies and Four Antiphons, Op. 11 (1671) for Double Choir and Organ, ed. by Pyrros Bamichas” can now be found on the WLSCM catalogue pages. 
  

(UK) Stuart Walsh Plays From Brian Wright's "Suite in Eight Movements for Solo Renaissance Lute"

Contributed by Admin on Sep 14, 2011
A YouTube clip where Stuart Walsh plays from Brian Wright’s “Suite in Eight Movements for Solo Renaissance Lute” (Lute Society Music Editions 1999).
  

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