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(US) 19th-Century Music (Vol. 34, No. 3, Spring 2011) -- available

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2011
The latest issue of 19th-Century Music ( Vol. 34, No. 3, Spring 2011) is now available on line.


(US) A Springtime Celebration With Early Music Song And Dance (Harmonia Early Music radio recording) (2011 March 29)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 22, 2011
Harmonia celebrates springtime with songs and dance music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and early Baroque.

In temperate regions, there is no more highly-anticipated season of the year than spring. After many long and dreary winter months, spring brings relief in the form of warmer weather, more sun, a welcoming outdoors, and the flowering of trees and other vegetation. Spring can be seen, heard, and felt.


(US) Longy Summer Programs: International Baroque Institute at Longy (IBIL) (2011 July 22-31)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
Le Parnasse François

The International Baroque Institute at Longy offers a comprehensive program taught by an unparalleled international faculty.  The program features eight full days of master classes, ensembles, orchestra sessions, concerts, lectures and continuo coaching.


(US) Longy School of Music Summer Programs

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
Summer is the perfect time to try something new, rekindle your passion for music, or just stay in shape!  Broaden your musical horizons by taking an enrichment workshop, weekly class, or private lessons.  Our supportive faculty provide stimulating and innovative programs that are sure to keep you motivated throughout the summer. Check out our wide variety of summertime offerings for adults of all ages and abilities.

Summer Workshops
  • Weekend Chamber Extravaganza! (2011 June 17-19)
  • Voice (2011 June 21-July 14)
  • Longy Summer Early Dance Workshop (2011 July 24 -30)


(US) Michel Blavet and Friends -- Gems of the French Baroque (Bacchanalia Baroque Ensemble Concert) (2011 April 28)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
Bacchanalia presents music of the French Baroque for one and two flutes with violin and basso continuo.


(US) Fourth Annual Clarion Collegium Week (CCW) (2011 May 11-16)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011
Clarion Hosts Fourth Annual Clarion Collegium Week
to Focus on Works of Handel

Educational Week with Free Admission to Baroque Performance Master Classes

From May 11th to May 16th, 2011, the Clarion Society will present its fourth annual Clarion Collegium Week (CCW) of master classes for gifted young musicians.  Launched in 2008 in partnership with the New York Collegium, CCW assembles advanced music students and young professional musicians from around the country to be educated together in historical performance practice by some of the world's most respected Early Music specialists.


(FR) Orpheon Courses for Early Music

Contributed by Admin on Apr 21, 2011

May we invite you to join us for some very stimulating courses in Early Music in some of the most spectacular settings one can imagine? These courses, geared for professional and amateur alike, offer a pedagogically well balanced program of technique classes, master classes and ensemble playing.


(BE) Séminaire International de Musique Ancienne en Wallonie (SIMAW) (2011 July 4-9)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 20, 2011
A WEEK OF INTENSIVE EXCHANGE AND MUSIC-MAKING

The international seminar of early music in Wallonie offers musicians the possibility of deepening all facets of their musical skills.


(US) SFEMS 2011 Summer Early Music Workshops (2011 June 19 - July 23)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2011
For over thirty years SFEMS has offered one of the most comprehensive summer early music programs in the United States, led by a faculty of international artists in residence. Instrumental and vocal master classes, lectures, coached ensembles, and recitals provide an opportunity for musicians and dancers at a variety of levels to improve their ensemble skills, performance techniques, and teaching abilities.


(US) Port Townsend Early Music Workshop (2011 July 10-16)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2011
The Seattle Recorder Society’s Port Townsend Early Music Workshop at the University of Puget Sound offers an opportunity for players of recorder, viol, and historical winds to study and play music of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque, and the 20th century.


(FR) 28th Festival PRINTEMPS DES ARTS de Nantes et du grand Ouest (2011 June 13-15)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2011
Festival of European Baroque and Classical Music


(FR) Rencontres internationales de l' Abbaye de Vignogoul (2011 July 22-31)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 19, 2011
An early music festival, workshops and masterclasses in the Abbey of Vignogoul near Montpellier.


(US) Chorus America 2011 Conference: Choral-Orchestral Masterclass with Jeffrey Thomas (American Bach Soloists)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011
Thursday Afternoon, June 9, 2011

Conference delegates are invited to observe three selected Chorus America Conducting Fellows as they are coached by American Bach Soloists‘ artistic and music director Jeffrey Thomas.


(US) Early Music America Conference: Focus on the Future of Early Music (2011 June 15-17)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011
Upcoming conference on the future of early music held at the Boston Early Music Festival.


(IT) Salvatore Carchiolo -- New Title from LIM EDITRICE SRL

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011

Salvatore Carchiolo
A wonderful harmony of perfection
Practice of Italian organ-harpsichord continuo origins in the early eighteenth century

The book offers a rational framework of documentary material relating to the practice of the basso continuo in Italy, from its origins to the early eighteenth century.


(US) Spring 2011 issue of Early Music America Magazine

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011
Early Music America has published the Spring 2011 issue of its quarterly publication, Early Music America magazine.


(US) 2012 Dena Epstein Award (Music Library Association) (Deadline 2011 July 1)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011
The Dena Epstein Award for Archival and Library Research in American Music was created in 1995 through a generous gift from Morton and Dena Epstein to the Music Library Association. Requests are currently being accepted for one or more grants to be awarded for the year 2012. The amount to be awarded is $2,000. The decision of the Dena Epstein Award Committee and the Board of Directors of the Music Library Association will be announced at the MLA annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, which will be held February 15-19, 2012.

(US) Still Dangerous After 181 Years?

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011
“The new brochure of the 2011-2012 season at Paris’ Opéra-Comique has only arrived in the past few days and has already caused a stir in two countries.


(FR) Musical Institutions at Versailles from Louis XIV to Louis XVI

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2011

An examination of musical institutions at Versailles from Louis XIV to Louis XVI.

“… Music is mainly the “Musique de la Chapelle”,“Musique de la Chambreand the Grande Ecurie, divisions of the Chapelle, the Chambre and the Ecurie. Each of these musical departments  tasks are theoretically different but it is not uncommon for musicians from one are required to complete the complement of another. We will briefly examine each of these groups. …“


(US) Clarion Society Performs Handel’s Judas Maccabeus (2011 May 17)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 16, 2011
On May 17th, bringing the fourth annual Clarion Collegium Week to a dramatic conclusion, the Clarion Orchestra and Clarion Choir under the direction of Steven Fox will perform George Frideric Handel’s monumental oratorio Judas Maccabeus, at Park Avenue Christian Church, Park Avenue at 85th Street, at 8:00pm.


(CA) Lute Workshop West (2011, August 1-5)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 16, 2011

In cooperation with the Lute Society of America, Inc.

The Lute Society of America is pleased to return to the West Coast, and co-present this Workshop with Early Music Vancouver.

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