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(US) 6th Edition, The Countertenor Voice: An Online Journal

Contributed by Admin on May 13, 2011
Recently published from The Countertenor Voice: An Online Journal. Of note, a call for articles: “Thank you for joining our us for our sixth issue! Many of you out there are coming to the end of your academic year. If you have written pieces that you think would be appropriate for this publication (or if you suddenly have time on your hands!) be in touch through the contact page. We would love to bring your writing to our large audience.”


(UK) Dartington International Summer School (2011 July 23-August 27)

Contributed by Admin on May 13, 2011
Dartington International Summer School takes place at the heart of the idyllic Dartington Hall estate, just outside Totnes in South Devon. For five weeks every summer, the estate welcomes a vibrant community of musicians and music-lovers drawn from all corners of the globe.


(UK) Colin Booth, Early Keyboard Instruments

Contributed by Admin on May 10, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

Colin Booth has been a harpsichordist and harpsichord-maker for more than 30 years. Colin Booth has sold around 300 instruments worldwide, and can point to an unusually large proportion of these sales, to Early Music professionals, and harpsichordists in particular.


(US) The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century (Book)

Contributed by Admin on May 10, 2011
Of interest to our readers? Part history, part explanation of early music, this book also plays devil's advocate, criticizing current practices and urging experimentation. Haynes, a veteran of the movement, describes a vision of the future that involves improvisation, rhetorical expression, and composition. Written for musicians and non-musicians alike.


(CA) Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute (2011 June 2-15)

Contributed by Admin on May 09, 2011
The Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute is led by some of the world's finest musicians in the field of baroque performance. The Institute is held at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.
 

(US) Flowers For Mother’s Day (Harmonia Episode-Recording) (2011 May 9)

Contributed by Admin on May 09, 2011
“Mother’s Day is a special day set aside to honor our mothers. In the United States, the second Sunday of May is traditionally when it’s celebrated. Around the world it can be observed at varying times of the year.
 

(US) Myths & Allegories (Les Délices Concerts) (2011 May 14-15)

Contributed by Admin on May 09, 2011
We're thrilled to present guest soprano Clara Rottsolk this weekend in Myths & Allegories, a fabulous new program of instrumental and vocal chamber music inspired by Homer's Odyssey.
 

(NL) Fortepiano Restoration Techniques at Beunk & Wennink early pianos

Contributed by Admin on May 09, 2011
The workshop has facilities for all sorts of woodwork and every aspect of the restoration is executed on the premises. We were taught by experience that good results are only possible after a full restoration.
 

(DE) Bach Festival (II) in Bad Krozingen (2011 May 20-22)

Contributed by Admin on May 09, 2011
The German Clavichord Society (DCS) in September 2010 started a four part festival devoted to J.S. Bach, his sources and his scholars. Close to Lüneburg in Northern Germany where the 15 years old Johann Sebastian was chorister, the first part of this festival was arranged in September 2010 at Bleckede Castle and devoted to the young Bach and his musical sources, namely Buxtehude, Reincken and Böhm.


(DE) Newly published at Breitkopf & Härtel

Contributed by Admin on May 09, 2011
From Back to Haas and from Lasso to Brahms, just a reminder to those who have not recently perused the catalogue pages of Breitkopf & Härtel. You may find something of interest for your performing tastes.
 

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