Location: Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio, Rome IT
"Games and pastimes, in all their forms connected to music and dance, will be the common theme of L’Humor Bizzarro 2015, the established international rendezvous that has reached its 14th edition, also this year hosted by the historical Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio. As is by now tradition, the work of the various classes will merge in a final performance featuring the interaction between students and teachers and open to the general public." ...
(US) National Endowment for the Humanities: "NEH and the Preservation and Access of Audiovisual Cultural Heritage"
Preservation of our aging repositories has gained a lot of attraction lately. Of concern is of the deteriorating condition of the medium upon which were recorded events ... and of even more growing concern is of the growing lack of hardware to play back the recordings.
New initiatives such as proposed by the National Endowment for the Huminities in the US are growing. ...
(From a recent Bach Society Houston newsletter)
"Bach Society Houston will host a Bach Marathon on Saturday, March 21, from 1:00pm until 9:00pm. It’s the 330th birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach and we will celebrate it – not by running – but by presenting live music for eight hours! ...
Mark your calendar!
From whichever way you see it, March 21st is a great day for all to celebrate early music all over the globe. On the European continent March 21st is being celebrated as "European Day of Early Music" with the backing of many early music groups, UNESCO and the coordinating body of REMA. On a grass-roots level, "Bach in the Subways" is being celebrated internationally with the "Bach in the Subways" coordinating website. ....
(From a recent Shakespeare Birthplace Trust newsletter)
"Primary school children across the UK are celebrating Shakespeare's life and works this week - and it's not too late to join in! ...
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