(SE) Dissertation on ”Lamenting and Mad Women on the Opera Stage” (Elisabeth Belgrano, author)

Contributed by Admin on May 27, 2011
“In the Italian opera world of the seventeenth century, laments and mad scenes were a genre in themselves. These scenes were often the highlights of the performances and the stars were most often women. The pure voice, the female singer and her capacity for embellishing and embroidering the music were objects of lively discussions in the academic circles of that time. The concept of ”pure voice” is once again in focus in a new thesis, the first of its kind in the subject Performance in Theatre and Music Drama at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

(ES) 12th International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music (2011 October 7-9)

Contributed by Admin on May 27, 2011
Almería, Andalousia 7th - 9th October
Instruments: harpsichord, clavichord, piano (solo, chamber and ensemble)

(UK) Original Clavichord c.1620- Mirrey Collection. Antonio de Cabezón

Contributed by Admin on May 27, 2011
Norberto Broggini plays "Para quién crié yo cabellos" -abridged version-by Antonio de Cabezón on the Anonymous Triple-fretted Clavichord (Flemish, c.1620) of the Mirrey Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments, Edinburgh.

(US) Ex cathedra Records (Early Music Foundation - EMF)

Contributed by Admin on May 27, 2011 Weblinks Revisited

Ex cathedra Records, part of Early Music Foundation, New York.

Early Music Foundation consists of a primary performing enterprise, EARLY MUSIC NEW YORK - FREDERICK RENZ, DIRECTOR, and a recording label, Ex cathedra Records. The EMF also serves as a not-for-profit umbrella for its associate projects: New York Early Music Celebration, Parthenia- A Consort of Viols, and an online early music events calendar,

(US) Performing Bach in Baroque Style: For Players of Modern Instruments (2011 June 26-July 2)

Contributed by Admin on May 26, 2011

An intensive week-long workshop in the principles of baroque style and performance practices and how they can be adapted to modern instruments.  (Singers are also welcome to apply.)

(US) Hurdy Gurdy Rosin Lesson (Scott Gayman, author) (YouTube video)

Contributed by Admin on May 26, 2011
From the pages of the hurdy-gurdy mailist: “I made a video about rosining and correcting problems. Neil added a note about using a wood block which is good advice to follow.“

(US) AAWM Submission Guidelines (Analytical Approaches to World Music Journal)

Contributed by Admin on May 26, 2011
“The editors of Analytical Approaches to World Music welcome submissions that engage the analytical, theoretical, and cultural aspects of the panoply of world musical traditions.

(NL) Petr Wagner, Viola da Gamba

Contributed by Admin on May 26, 2011 Weblinks Revisited

“Born in Prague, Petr Wagner studied cello at the Prague Conservatoire with Josef Chuchro. This was followed by studies in musicology at the Charles‘ University in Prague and at the Royal Holloway University of London. There he was introduced to viola da gamba by Richard Boothby, later continuing with Jaap ter Linden at the Akademie für alte Musik Dresden.

(US) Caecilia-Concert Summer Academy (2011 August 22-27)

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2011
The Caecilia-Concert is pleased to announce the dates for our Summer Academy, to be held from 22-27 August 2011 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The course will run in collaboration with the Utrecht Festival for Early Music, Utrecht Music Conservatoire and the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague.

(US) Institute for 17th Century Music at Queens College (NY, US) (2011 June 19-25)

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2011

Baroque Opera Workshop
for Singers, String Players, and Continuo Players

The Institute for 17th Century Music at Queens College will offer a one-week, intensive training program in Baroque opera. 

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