(US) Early Music Week at Pinewoods (Aug. 14 - 21, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 16, 2010
“Early Music Week at Pinewoods explores music from that vibrant musical center, the heartbeat of Italian polychoral music, home of famous music publishers, and inspiration to courts and chapels located far beyond the Veneto region.

(US) Society for Seventeenth-Century Music 2011 Conference in Minneapolis -- Call for Proposals (April 7-10, 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 16, 2010

“The Society for Seventeenth-Century Music will hold its Nineteenth Annual Conference from Thursday through Sunday, 7-10 April 2011, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted by the School of Music at the University of Minnesota. Proposals on all aspects of seventeenth-century music and its cultural contexts are welcome. 

(DE) Renovated and Greatly Expanded Bach Museum

Contributed by Admin on Apr 15, 2010

“This is the city where Johann Sebastian Bach spent his final 27 years and composed many of his major works, including the St. Matthew and St. John Passions, the Mass in B Minor, the "Art of the Fugue" and nearly 200 cantatas. And this year, amid the predictable Easter-season concert programming, Leipzig marked the composer's 325th birthday with the opening of a renovated and greatly expanded Bach Museum, part of the Bach-Archiv Leipzig. Founded in 1950 (the 200th anniversary of the composer's death), the Archiv is one of the finest Bach research institutes on earth, largely thanks to its important collection of Bach manuscripts. 

(BE) SUMMER SCHOOL CAPPELLA PRATENSIS - The Petrucci Files: A New Beginning (Aug. 23-29, 2010)

Contributed by Musica on Apr 15, 2010

During the Musica Summer school, now in its second year, you can discover masterpieces of polyphonic music through original notation, coached by members of Cappella Pratensis. The 2010 Laus Polyphoniae festival will examine a choice selection of manuscripts, illustrating the evolution of polyphonic music over 500 years. This singing course will link up with this tradition by looking at the first printed sources of polyphonic music: The Petrucci Files.

(US) Society of Early Music, the Northern Maryland Chapter of the American Recorder Society Spring Workshop: "Dance Music of England, Germany, France, Spain, & Italy" (April 24, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 14, 2010

Players of recorders, viols, sackbuts, shawms, crumhorns, lutes, harps, guitars etc. are more than welcome.

Saturday, April 24, 2010, 9:00 - 4:00
Maryland Presbyterian Church, Towson, MD

Featuring clinician Larry Lipkis

Larry Lipkis is a Professor of Music and Composer-in-Residence at Moravian College. He directs the early music ensembles at the college (the Collegium Musicum, the Monteverdi Ensemble, and the Baroque Ensemble) and also teaches music theory, contemporary music, and composition. 

(FR) La Société de Luth (The French Lute Society) on YouTube

Contributed by Admin on Apr 14, 2010
YouTube has a new channel. La Société de Luth (The French Lute Society) has a YouTube site.

(US) Over The Water Hurdy-Gurdy Festival 2010 (Sept. 14-19, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 14, 2010
The Over the Water Hurdy-Gurdy Festival brings together hurdy-gurdy players, builders, and teachers for intensive instruction, jamming, fellowship, and good food. Classes cover melodic techniques, rhythm, repertoire, and instrument setup and maintenance, with instruction tailored for beginning through advanced players.

(CA) Nota Bene Period Orchestra "Meet You at the Crossroad plus Tactus Vocal Ensemble" Concert (April 18, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 13, 2010

Our final concert of the 2009-2010 season draws on music from both the Western and Eastern liturgical traditions.  In celebration of Easter, we are collaborating with the TACTUS Vocal Ensemble to present a selection of movements from Georg Frideric Handel's Messiah, a choral work by English composer John Tavener and several unaccompanied works from the Serbian Orthodox liturgy.

(NL) Newest publications available from the Muziekhandel Saul B. Groen B.V. website (Jan-Mar. 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 12, 2010

Muziekhandel Saul B. Groen B.V.  announce the arrival and availability of new titles through their website.


  • . Cavazzoni, M.A.     "Recerchari motetti canzoni lirbo primo" (1523) and Rercada from Castell'Arquato; facsimile edition and critical modern transciption       
  • .Gallus, J. (Handl)     Compositions in keyboard intabulation; 20 motets transcr. in keyboard notation        
  • .Sweelinck, J.Pz.     Organ and keyboard works, ed. S. Rampe: vol. II.2: polyphonic works, part 2      
  • .mauscript     The Mutii Manuscript (1663): 30 works by Ferrini, Fontana, Arnò, Pasquini       
  • .Richter, F.T.     (1651-1711): Works for clavier; critical edition

    .. . and more.

(AR) Latin American music from 1770-1850, for piano, guitar, and piano & guitar duos (April 18, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 11, 2010

News that the Tomaschek piano (ca.1855), recently restored in Buenos Aires by Leopoldo Pérez Robledo will be presented to the public in a concert offered on Sunday  April 18, 2010.

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