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(IT) Il Concento Ecclesiastico

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2011

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Il Concento Ecclesiastico was founded in 1995 by a group of musicians and singers (already active in the field of early music) coordinated and led by Luca Franco Ferrari, with the aim to discover, study, write and perform unpublished or little known area pre-Romantic using interpretative philological criteria.
  
  


(AT) Orpheon Foundation: Musical Instrument Sale

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2011
Dear friends,

A number of significant MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS will be sold by the Orpheon Foundation: violins, violas, violoncellos of the 18th C., both in modern and Baroque conditions, as well as modern violas da gamba. Could you please inform your friends and acquaintances about the sale? It is a unique opportunity to acquire a valuable instrument at a reasonable price.
  

(US) Call for Proposals: Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Space (2012 June 21-23) (Deadline: 2011 August 31)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2011
Call for Proposals
Attending to Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Spaces
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  June 21-June 23, 2012

“Attending to Early Modern Women, which has been held seven times at the University of Maryland since 1990, is moving to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, thanks to the generous support of the College of Letters and Science at UWM. The conference will retain its innovative format, using a workshop model for most of its sessions to promote dialogue, augmented by a keynote, and a plenary session on each of the four conference topics: communities, environments, exchanges, and pedagogies.
  

(CA) Bach Music Festival of Canada (2011 July 11-17)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 03, 2011
“The Bach Music Festival of Canada will take place from July 11th to July 17th, 2011, in various venues in Exeter and the surrounding area of South Huron.
  

(US) Couperin (1): La Visionaire (performed by Rebecca Pechefsky)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 02, 2011
“Harpsichordist Rebecca Pechefsky performs François Couperin's "La Visionaire," an overture opening his 25th Ordre (Paris, 1730), in New York City's historic Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum, built in 1765.
  

(US) The Foyer of the Forgotten (radio program)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 02, 2011

“You're most cordially invited to listen to my new radio program, "The Foyer of the Forgotten" on WWFM, 89.1 in the greater Princeton and New York area.

The program is one hour long and introduces the works of composers who have fallen into byroads of musical history and who either need reviving or who are being revived through new CDs and performances. There will be occasional interviews.
  


(CZ) Call For Papers: 46th Brno International Musicological Colloquium 2011 October (Deadline: 2011 July 31)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2011

Department of Musicology at the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk Univerisity

Central European Musical Culture between the Thirty Years War and the Congress of Vienna: Forms and changes in musical institutions and performance, 1618-1815

“The time frame of this colloquium is defined by events of European significance in terms of political history. In Central Europe, however, processes lasting for almost two hundred years significantly influenced the formation of different types of socio-cultural environments, as the historian Josef Válka has pointed out in the royal, monastical and urban environments of the Baroque period.


(FR) Agrémens: Concerts and Workshops (2011 October 21-23)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2011

Programme:

  • Interpretation of the music of the 17th and 18th centuries the harpsichord and baroque flute
  • Introduction to continuo ... and development ...
  • Chamber music (flute, harpsichord and continuo)
  • Programme to be agreed with the teachers by participants’ level of musicianship
      

(US) Recently Released: Sfumato (Ron Andrico and Donna Stewart) (2011 June 22)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2011
“We are very pleased to announce that our new CD, Sfumato, is now available. Pre-ordered copies are already wending their merry way through the postal system and into the hands of our valued patrons. 
  

(US) Harmonia Mundi: Eighteenth-Century Madrid By Anna Pranger

Contributed by Admin on Jul 01, 2011

“Domenico Scarlatti arrived in Madrid in 1733, following his pupil Maria Barbara there after she married the Spanish prince Ferdinand. The Spanish kingdom had experienced major blows to its position on the European stage in the defeat of their Armada by the English, and king Charles II dying with no heir.
  

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