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(CA) "Gabriel’s Greeting" -- Tactus Vocal Ensemble (Nov. 28/2009)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 22, 2009
“Saturday November 28th sees us into our 15th season of singing with a concert dedicated strictly to Marian music and focused on the Annunciation.  This is a true Advent program, with only a whiff of Christmas on the eve of the first Sunday of Advent.

(ES) Remembered: Carles Riera Pujal (Historical Clarinet) -- 1956-2009

Contributed by Admin on Nov 22, 2009
Carles Riera Pujal has died at age 53 on November, 4 in Barcelona. He tried to enjoy life until his last breath. His family appreciates the messages of condolence, affection and mourn they have received from people who had known and loved Carles.

(US) FRENCH CHANSONS OF THE 16TH CENTURY -- MIGNARDA EDITIONS

Contributed by Admin on Nov 22, 2009
“At long last and after several interruptions, our performing edition of 16th century French chansons is now available.

(UK) Lutes, Viols, Temperaments (author Mark Lindley) reissued by Cambridge University Press

Contributed by Admin on Nov 22, 2009
“To tune a lute or viol really well one must see to the exact spacing of the frets tied round the neck of the instrument. In this authoritative work Mark Lindley surveys different approaches to the problem as described from the 1520s to the 1740s by a variety of writers.

(CA) Quantum 2 Cosmos Festival and J.S Bach (Oct. 25/2009)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 17, 2009

The meeting of great minds and music do mix! Cynthia Hiebert (harpsichord) and Jeremy Bell (violin) perform ad the Quantum 2 Cosmos Festival (Waterloo, Canada). 

Follow link to view video:  (scroll to the 2:45 mark to see the video) http://www.q2cfestival.com/play.php?lecture_id=7762

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