(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. 

(US) Vibration and Structural Acoustics Analysis (2011 October) -- New to be published by Springer

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2011
“These papers where chosen from the more than 60 papers presented at the conference symposium: 3rd International Conference on Integrity, Reliability & Failure. Of interest to early music instrument builders: “Vibration Testing for the Evaluation of the Effects of Moisture Content on the In-Plane Elastic Constants of Wood used in Musical Instruments , by M. A. Pérez, P. Poletti and L. Gil

(IT) Luca de Paolis Recorders

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2011 Weblinks Revisited

Luca de Paolis, holds a degree in musicology with honours from the Bologna University, moreover he specialized in musical paleography from the Renaissance Institute in Rome. He has studied recorder with Paolo Capirci and kees Boeke.

(IT) Arturo Toscanini, the Director and Media Artist by Marco Capra and Ivano Cavallini

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011

Newly published at Libreria Musical Italiana (LIM Editrice srl) and compiled from a long list of contributors.

(FI) Online String Calculator for Lute Instruments (Arto Wikla, Sotware Developer)

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011
This calculator is useful only for calculating the tensions and diameters of strings made of homogeneous material!

(FR) Proportions of Renaissance Tenor Flutes and the Relationship of Verona Flutes to Foot-Length Standards (Philippe Allain-Dupré, author)

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011
“In a previous issue of this Journal, I presented a survey of original consort flutes and a study of their pitches in relation to treatises and musical compositions in which flutes were included. The present article deals with acoustics and mathematics
more than with musical issues.

(FR) L'atelier du Clavecin -- Laurent Soumagnac Builder and Restorer of Harpsichords

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011 Weblinks Revisited

Since 1975, Laurent Soumagnac builder and restorer of harpsichords, passionate for his craft. This passion for "l'art du geste" leads to national award in 2004 "Restoration et Conservation" of the Société d'Encouragement aux Métiers d'Arts.

(US) Anna Nicole, Jimi Hendrix and Handel in London (New York Times Arts Beat Article By Anthony Tommasini) (2011 Feb. 15)

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011
“LONDON — Almost everyone I meet here has heard about “Anna Nicole,” the new opera by the British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, which will have its premiere on Thursday by the Royal Opera at Covent Garden.  …

(US) Whitewater Early Music Festival (2011 June 3-5) (Reminder)

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011
Reminder from the Whitewater Early Music Festival, there is still time to register for Early Music Weekend at Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA.

(US) Recorder Workshop in Baltimore, Saturday, June 4 with Joan Kimball

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011

Society for Early Music late-spring workshop: Players of recorders, viols, sackbuts, shawms, crumhorns, cornetti, etc.
are welcome.

Saturday, June 4, 2011, 9:00 - 4:00
Maryland Presbyterian Church, 1105 Providence Road, Towson, MD 21286

Artistic co-director and founding member of the Renaissance band Piffaro, Joan gave her full time to early music performance in 1980 after years as an early childhood educator.


Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011 Weblinks Revisited has arisen from a personal housekeeping project. To improve the accessibility of early music resources, I decided to organize interesting material in web format for my personal intranet. As the pages began to take shape, I realized that others might find them helpful and posted the results to date on the Internet.

(US) Early music takes center stage (Boston Globe, May 22, 2011) (Boston Early Music Festival "preview", by Jeremy Eichler, Globe Staff)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
“With the days growing longer, the flowers (theoretically) blooming, and the year ending in an odd number, it can all mean only one thing: the Boston Early Music Festival is on its way.

(UK) 1st International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music (ICHKM): sources, Contexts and Performance (Edinburgh, UK) (2011 July 1-3)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
This conference is intended as an international meeting of scholars and performers working in the field of keyboard studies, the first of its kind to be held in the United Kingdom.

(CA) Baptiste Romain (Medieval fiddle, renaissance violin, bagpipes)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011 Weblinks Revisited

After studies in violin and composition at the Conservatoire National de Région in Rueil-Malmaison, Baptiste Romain went on to specialize in Medieval and Renaissance music, studying medieval fiddle, ancient bagpipes, and voice.

(IT) The Inner-Outer Italian Clavichord

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
As the family of Italian harpsichords has been divided into two categories, false inner-outer and inner-outer, from the famous definition of Frank Hubbard, also for the family of Italian clavichords we can apply the same classification.

(DE) Raumklang, Music Label

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011 Weblinks Revisited

If you have not done so yet, you may be interested in visiting the  Raumklang, Music Label web pages and browsing their catalogue of available early music CD’s or list of available mp3’s.

(UK) New Findings on the Possible Copyists and Owners of the Scarlatti Sonata Manuscripts in Münster: the Role of Antonino Reggio

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
Anthony Hart, author
New findings on the possible copyists and owners of the Scarlatti sonata manuscripts in Münster: the role of Antonino Reggio Early Music (2011) 39(1): 57-64 first published online January 27, 2011 doi:10.1093/em/caq109

“In his unpublished 1970 dissertation on Domenico Scarlatti, Joel Sheveloff identified four major collections of the keyboard sonatas of Scarlatti, two Spanish and two Italian in origin.

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