(IT) La Venexiana

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The Italian Madrigal

“The word “madrigal” unavoidably conjures to mind 16th and 17th century Italy, scene of the development of one of the most fascinating musical genres in musical history. Born as a poetic form in the 14th century, together with the ballata, the sonetto, and the caccia, the Italian madrigal was recovered at the beginning of the 16th century by Flemish composers who travelled to Italy to instruct the more modest Mediterranean musicians; who, in turn,  …

(ES) Codex Calixtinus book 'disappears' from Spain cathedral (BBC-News)

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“A hugely valuable illuminated manuscript has disappeared from the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain, say police. …

(IT) Recently Published: Parnassum Journal Vol. 9 Issue 17 (2011 April)

Contributed by Admin on Jul 08, 2011
  • Graham Pont
    Reminiscences of «Rinaldo»: The Keyboard Transcriptions of «Vo’ far guerra»
  • Fabrizio Ammetto
    Análisis técnico-instrumental y de la praxis ejecutiva en los conciertos para dos violines de Vivaldi
  • Renato Ricco
    La produzione violinistica di Giuseppe Paolo Ghebart

(US) Save the Date! at GEMS (Gotham Early Music Scene, NY)

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Some dates to keep in mind if you are in New York City on these dates:

Mini early music festival at Bargemusic in Brooklyn:

  • Thursday, September 8, 2011 ~ Asteria
  • Friday, September 9, 2011 ~ Repast 
  • Saturday, September 10, 2011 ~ Trefoil


(CH) Ana Arnaz, Soprano

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"She was born in Huesca, Spain. At the age of nine she began studying voice and piano at the Miguel Fleta School of Music. From there she went on to study voice at the Conservatorio del Liceu de Barcelona where she specialized in opera and received an honours diploma.

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