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(IT) "Rome in Brescia" - Two musicians of the Papal court on the Antegnati organ at San Giuseppe (May 15, 2010)

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Apr 03, 2010

Church of San Giuseppe, Brescia
Saturday, May 15, 2010 9pm

         - free admission -
 


Compositions by Girolamo Frescobaldi
and Giovanni Felice Sances

Francesca Cassinari and Gea Gelmetti, sopranos
Schola Gregoriana (Collegiata di Chiari) - Giuseppe Fusari, conductor
Maki Onishi, viola da gamba
Diego Cantalupi, theorbo
Giuseppe Schinaia, Antegnati organ (1581)


(US) Play the Recorder Month (March) and Recorder Day (March 20th) Ends -- Make plans for next year!

Contributed by Admin on Mar 31, 2010

“Recorder players from across North America celebrate March as "Play-the-Recorder Month." Many ARS chapters plan special concerts and presentations to illustrate the versatility and beauty of this wonderful instrument. 


(FR) Resin Recorders from Vincent Bernolin

Contributed by Admin on Mar 31, 2010
“ After a long development process, I am pleased to offer these resin recorders of exceptional quality as an alternative to industrially-produced plastic recorders.

These hand-finished instruments, available at the pitches 442 Hz and 415 Hz, have all the features of professional recorders: curved labium and windway, undercut toneholes, cedar block, variable-taper bore, tapered block, etc.

(UK) Wolfgang Joachim Zuckermann -- Where is he now?

Contributed by Admin on Mar 30, 2010
“During the second half of the twentieth century the harpsichord made the remarkable transition from almost extinct historical curiosity to concert hall staple not just for early music but also for new music from composers including John Cage, Elliott Carter and Maurice Ohana. Wolfgang Zuckermann's $150 harpsichord kits, which were launched in 1959, were a major factor in the rehabilitation of the harpsichord, and Zuckermann supplied instruments to John Cage and many other musicians from his workshop in Greenwich Village, New York. 

(US) Voices of Music "An Evening with the Stars" Annual Charity Concert for the San Francisco Food Bank -- Photos (March 20, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Mar 30, 2010
Voices of Music presented "An Evening with the Stars" our Annual Charity Concert for the San Francisco Food Bank on March 20th, 2010. This year, the annual Charity Concert featured the winners from our Young Artists program performing a concert with the baroque players of Voices of Music, directed by Hanneke van Proosdij and David Tayler.

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