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(US) Recently Released: "George Frideric Handel 1685-1759 Belshazzar" (Harmonia Mundi DVD) (2011 May)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 25, 2011

Coproduction Festival d'Aix-en-Porvence

René Jacobs - Conductor
Rias Kammerchor - Ensemble vocal
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin - Chamber ensemble
Kenneth Tarver - Tenor (Belshazzar)
Rosemary Joshua - Soprano (Nitocris)
Bejun Mehta - Countertenor (Cyrus)
Kristina Hammarström - Mezzo-soprano (Daniel)
Neal Davies - Baritone (Gobrias)

This live recording from the Festival of Aix-en-Provence 2008 reveals one of Handel's most gripping dramatic works.
  

(US) Harmonia Early Music: Listener Favorites: Gesualdo, Tavener, Dalza, Pergolesi, And More" (By Bernard Gordillo)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 24, 2011
“Not long ago, we asked our listening audience, through the Harmonia website and its social media pages, to tell us their favorite pieces of early music. The response was not only enthusiastic, but quite detailed.”
  

(FR) 50 Renaissance and Baroque Standards (Authors: Pascale Boquet and Gérard Rebours)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 24, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

144 pages. Price : 17,50 Euros.
Réf. 63966. Editions Fuzeau Classique

“Here, brought together for the first time, you will find 50 Renaissance and Baroque ostinato basses, songs and dances (1) on which composers repeatedly wrote variations over the course of decades or even centuries. These pieces circulated from country to country, from one publication or manuscript to another, and also served as a basis for improvisation by performing musicians of the time.

(IT) Early Music Masterclass and Prize (Perugia IT) (2011 September 13/17) (Application Deadline 2011 July 4)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 22, 2011

Conservatoria Di Musica -- Early Music Masterclass
With The Parley of Instruments (Great Britain)

To the best duo or trio of the Masterclass (judged at the sole discretion of masterclass teachers and organizers) the Associazione Culturale “Umbri-A Concerto” will give the opportunity, at expense of Associazione, to perform two concerts in Bulgaria (Sofia and Varna) in musical season 2011/2012.


(US) Sale on Sid Glickman's Personal Instrument Collection

Contributed by Admin on Jun 22, 2011

Word from Sid Glickman, that his 300+ instrument collection is for sale. "I was a good shopper until recently and  I would like to see them well placed before my time is up! (tongue in cheek)"
  

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