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(US) Notes on the Scene 6/2/11 -- Of Special Interest

Contributed by Admin on Jun 03, 2011

If you are in search of “anything early music related“ in the New York (US) area, the GEMS website is the place to visit. Subscription to the newsletter that is mailed twice monthly is quite rewarding.

Of this month’s first instalment: “There are two unusual "music drama" productions coming up.  The first is Underworld Productions's double bill that could be titled "300 years of sexual harrassment"-- Handel's 1710 operatic cantata "Apollo and Dafne" (early music is not only timeless, but timely!) paired with Ben Yarmolinsky's "Clarence + Anita," on June 7 and 8 at the Riverside Theater.
  


(UK) Pop Artists "Sting" Plays the Archlute and Meets Emily Howard (Comedienne?) -- Humour

Contributed by Admin on Jun 02, 2011

Video of popular pop artist “Sting” playing the archlute and meets Emily Howard. Humorous skit.
  


(US) J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC

Contributed by Admin on Jun 02, 2011
“Our firm was established in 1977 by John and Jude Lubrano. Since that time, we have issued over 60 catalogues and specialized lists offering autograph musical manuscripts and letters of composers; rare printed music; rare books on music and dance; and original prints, drawings and ephemera relating to music and dance, and have come to be recognized as among the leading international dealers in antiquarian music and dance material.”
  

(ES) 2nd International Conference: Luigi Boccherini and the Music of his Time (2011 November 2-4)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 02, 2011

Departamento Interfacultativo de Música, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, in collaboration with the Asociación Luigi Boccherini (Madrid)

Guest Speakers

Yves Gérard
Rudolf Rasch (Universiteit Utrecht)
Elisabeth Le Guin (UCLA)
Marco Mangani (Università di Ferrara)

Call for Papers:
  


(FR) Skip Sempé, Harpsichord

Contributed by Admin on Jun 02, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

 "Skip Sempé, virtuoso harpsichordist and founder of Capriccio Stravagante, is at the forefront of today's musical personalities in Renaissance and Baroque music.
  


(NY) New Music for the Band (2011 June 05)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 01, 2011
“Harpsichord Unlimited presents New Music for the Band, the 14th annual new music concert by the QCB. This year's group of composers includes new creations by both old friends (Robert Baksa, Stephen Kemp, Elodie Lauten and David MacDonald) and new (Michael Cohen and Eugene McBride).
  

(IT) New title from LIM: Bernard Lortat-Jacob "Canti di passione" Fotografie di Bachisio Masia (2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 01, 2011
“The first documentation of a historical and musicological tradition of sacred music dating from the sixteenth century, during the engagement of the brotherhoods in the cultural and social fabric of Sardegna.”
  

(US) SFUMATO: Musica per voce e liuto del Rinascimento Italiano - new release from Mignarda (2011 June 30)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 01, 2011

Pre-order Mignarda's latest CD by June 15th, 2011
and we'll list you as a 21st century Patron of the Arts on our liner notes!

Pre-order now for shipment on June 30, 2011.
Tracklisting and sound clips from this CD

Turmoil and tribulation, disease and death, faith and fraud, passion and pathos describe life in early 16th century Italy.
  

(US) The Mission Project (WAVE Concert) (2011 June 5)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 01, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

WAVE’s next benefit project will be a series of concerts in California missions to raise money for continued restoration of these buildings, which are an important part of California’s history.
  


(US) Music of Baroque Mexico: Fernandes, Padilla, and Murcia (Harmonia Episode - Recording) (2010 September 13)

Contributed by Admin on May 31, 2011
Works by Gaspar Fernandes and Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, music from the Jesús Sánchez Garza Collection, and Santiago de Murcia with Ensamble Continuo.

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