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(DE) "Bach and the “Snake-Fire-Sprayers” - Fire-Fighting Regulations and Equipment During Bach’s Time in Leipzig"

Contributed by Admin on Sep 29, 2011
Commentary and Translation by Thomas Braatz

“One might rightfully ask how this topic will enhance our understanding of Bach’s life and music. For this I do not have a reasonable answer. Perhaps this topic was selected out of frustration that other digitized scholarly sources like the 1733 revision of the Schulordnung for the Leipzig Thomasschule are not available online.
  

(US) Midwestern and Southeastern Historical Keyboard Societies: Call for Proposals (Deadline: 2 dec 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 29, 2011
Call for Proposals: Antiqua/Nova: Celebrating the Harpsichord Across the Centuries

The joint meeting of the Midwestern and Southeastern Historical Keyboard Societies will be held at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, March 21-25, 2012.

Proposals for papers, mini-recitals, or lecture-recitals are invited on topics relating to historical keyboard instruments and repertoire. All presentations are limited to 25 minutes, with five minutes reserved for discussion.

(US) Folger Consort: A New Song (Concert, 30 sep 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 29, 2011
Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible

English composers Thomas Thomkins and Orlando Gibbons, and later Henry Purcell and John Blow, were inspired by the visionary, world-changing translation of the Bible completed under the sponsorship of King James in 1611.
  

(US) Brilliantly Accessible: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (San Francisco Classical Voice Review By Jonathan Rhodes Lee) (23 sep 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 28, 2011
“Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra inaugurated its 31st season with works of the Classical period. I heard them on Saturday night in Berkeley’s First Congregational Church.
  

(FR) La Simphonie du Marais - Hugo Reyne: "Viennoiseries musicales" (Concert, 16 oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 28, 2011

“Musique pour csakan (flûte-canne) et quatuor à cordes, Vienne 1806-1826”

 La Simphonie du Marais - Hugo Reyne invites you to share a festive and delicious moment on the occasion of this “chocolated” concert.
  

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