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(US) Tombeau de DuBut for baroque lute by Robert de Visée (Rob MacKillop, lute, YouTube Video)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 19, 2011

“The first video with my new 13c lute by Malcolm Prior. …” For your enjoyment an amazing performance from Rob MacKillop, lutenist -- editor

“Robert de Visée’s origin is unknown, although a Portuguese origin of his surname had been suggested. He was likely to have studied with Francesco Corbetta. He was first mentioned in 1680, and at about that time became a chamber musician to Louis XIV, in which capacity he often performed at court.
  


(US) American Musicological Society (AMS) Conference: San Francisco 10-13 November 2011

Contributed by Admin on Oct 19, 2011
If you have not yet done so, you may want to consult the conference program for the upcoming AMS conference. The list of sessions offered in the field of early music is impressive.
  

(BE) A Blast from the Past! -- La Petite Bande YouTube Video

Contributed by Admin on Oct 18, 2011

J.S. Bach- La Petite Bande Matthäus- Passion : So ist mein Jesu.mp4

Fresh faces and great music. View a recent posting from “Lapetitebande” on YouTube for your entertainment pleasure.
  


(US) San Francisco Renaissance Voices Concert: OFFICE of the DEAD for 3 Murdered Princesses (6,12,13 nov 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 18, 2011
“San Francisco Renaissance Voices (Todd Jolly, Music Director) performs the first regular concerts of their 2011-12 Season with their 8th annual Office of the Dead concerts. 
  

(US) BAROQUE BAND Special Event: Handel's Messiah

Contributed by Admin on Oct 18, 2011
Thursday, December 1 2011 at 7:00pm
Location: Sidney R. Yates Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St. Chicago, IL 60602

Start your holiday season in style! Baroque Band returns to the magnificent setting of the Chicago Cultural Center for its annual rendition of this popular masterwork. (Presented in association with the Birmingham committee of Chicago Sister Cities International. )
   

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