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(UK) Recently Available from DanceBooks: "Cornazano's 'Book on the Art of Dancing (reprinted)"

Contributed by Admin on Oct 28, 2011
“The Noverre Press, exclusively distributed by Dance Books, is pleased to announce a reprint of Madeleine Inglehearn's and Peggy Forsyth's translation of Antonio Cornazano's 1455 treatise 'The Book on the Art of Dancing'.
  

(US) Salon/Sanctuary Concerts: "From Ghetto to Palazzo"

Contributed by Admin on Oct 28, 2011

Date: Sunday, November 20th, 4:00pm
Location: Congregation Shearith Israel, 8 West 70th Street (New York)
Tickets: orders@gemsny.org
Phone: (212) 866-0468

“Last season's concert of works by the Jewish-Italian composer Salamone Rossi, (c. 1570 – 1630), is back by popular demand, performed by members of the Clarion Society, Steven Fox, music director.  The performance will feature both liturgical works in Hebrew composed for the synagogue and secular Italian madrigals composed for the Gonzaga court.
  


(CA) Concert CANCELLATION: A Drop in the Ocean

Contributed by Admin on Oct 27, 2011

The concert, "A DROP IN THE OCEAN" that was to take place on October 28th, 2011 at 8 pm at Calvin Presbyterian Church has been CANCELLED due to illness.

For information on upcoming concerts, please visit www.ifuriosi.com



Soprano Gabrielle McLaughlin is joined by cellist Lynn Selwood and harpsichordist Lysiane Boulva in a recital devoted to tears. A partial repeat of Selwood and McLaughlin's recent recital in London, England.


Music of Sigismondo Di'India, Barbara Strozzi, Antonio Vivaldi and more.
  


(NL) E.H. Fellowes, the Scholar and Performer Who “Found” the English Composer, John Dowland, and Rediscovered the Lute Song. Part 1 of 4

Contributed by Admin on Oct 26, 2011
“Edmund (E.H.) Fellowes (1870–1951) … was made a Companion of Honour in 1944. Always a meticulous man, he compiled an annotated alphabetical list of all the 220 letters of congratulations he received. It includes almost every well-known contemporary British musician and composer, along with many famous names from other fields, which demonstrates his reputation at the time.“
  

(UK)Winners Announced for the First NCEM Instrumental Composers Award

Contributed by Admin on Oct 26, 2011
“The first NCEM Instrumental Composers Award, presented in partnership with BBC Radio 3 and the internationally acclaimed viol consort Fretwork, has been won by Bertie Baigent (16 ) and Sarah Gait (17) in the under 18 years category, and by Chris Roberts (22) in the 19 to 25 years category.

The winners of this prestigious new Instrumental Composers Award were announced at a special finalists’ public concert on Tuesday 25 October at All Saints Church, North Street, York, where all seven shortlisted works were performed by Fretwork.  

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