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(DE) Tree Edition Book Releases February 2017

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(From a recent newsletter item from Tree Editions)

Series: The Rostock Lute Mss
Rostock 12

Ms Mus Saec XVIII-53,3 a-c
3 Parthies for Lute and Strings / 3 Parthien für Laute und Streicher
del Sign. Pichler
Facsimile / French Tablature / Baroque tuning / Euro 30.-

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(US) WIRED Magazine Article: "What Happens When Algorithms Design A Concert Hall? The Stunning Elbphiharmonie" (by Liz Stinson, 12 Jan 2017)

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"The most interesting thing about Herzog and De Meuron’s newly opened concert hall, the Elbphilharmonie, isn’t its wave-like facade, which rises above the city of Hamburg, Germany. It’s not the gently curved elevator at the base of the lobby that deposits you into the belly of the Swiss architects’ alien landscape. And it’s not the Escher-esque stairways that guide you from one floor to the next.

Though Hamburg’s $843 million philharmonic is filled with stunning architectural gems, its most interesting feature is the central auditorium, a gleaming ivory cave built from 10,000 unique acoustic panels that ...


(FR) Musicologie Book Review: "L'orchestre à cordes sous Louis xiv" (by Duron Jean et Gétreau Florence, 2016) (Review by Jean-Marc Warszawski, 15 Jan 2017)

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Duron Jean et Gétreau Florence (direction), L'orchestre à cordes sous Louis xiv : Instruments, répertoires, singularités. « Musicologies »Vrin, Paris 2016 [472 p. ; ISBN978-2-7116-2619-9 ; 29 €].

"This book brings together 23 contributions relating to string orchestras, but also to strings in orchestras, under the reign of Louis XIV. With the center, Versailles practices: the tyrant had paid little attention to the expense to impress the world and erect to the and his royalty, in fact already declining and for this reason, an outstanding monument, including music. Versailles was a reference - certainly partly phantasmagoric - to the princes of the whole earth, even to those who never showed their majesty or the tip of their noses. ...


(FR) Musicologie Article: "Bertolli Francesca ....-1767 [contralto]" (by Jean-Marc Warszawski, 09 Jan 2017)

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"Contralto, she is in 1728, she is at the service of the great Duchess of Tuscany and sings in two operas in Bologna and two others in Livorno.

Georg Friedrich Händel hired her in September 1729 for the season at King's Theater in London. Until 1733 she sang ...


(UK) Cambridge Early Music - Summer Schools 2017 (30 Jul 12 Aug 2017)

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"‘Venice in Cambridge
Girton College, Cambridge

Venice was a major centre of music and culture in its own right. It was also the centre from which musicians, their music, and the instruments they played were exported and imported all over Europe.  We may not be able to turn the River Cam into the Grand Canal, but over these two weeks we guarantee to evoke the musical culture of this most remarkable of cities in its heyday! ...

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