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"We're mixing harpsichords, clavichords, and seafood this June 17-19 in the beautiful historic seaside village of Stonington, CT. Our workshop is designed for players, owners, builders, enthusiasts and aficionados of the harpsichord and clavichord -- and for seafood lovers! Zuckermann Harpsichords International's Workshop will delve into the fascinating world of the harpsichord and the clavichord.Have you been led to believe that " ... ( See full article: Zuckermann Harpsichord International )
Topic of the Acadey 2007
Buxtehude and the Meantone Organ
Dieterich Buxtehude 1637-1707
Deadline for application: Active participants May 20, observers June 15. Applications received before May 1st receive a 20 % discount.
See the website link below for more information:
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 8th International Symposium on Spanish Keyboard Music “Diego Fernández” will be held in Almería, Andalusia, from 11th through 13th October, as part of FIMTE 2007: the 8th International Festival of Spanish Keyboard Music. The festival shall feature both mainstream and fringe concerts as well as various courses and exhibitions. Proposals for papers are particularly encouraged in the following areas:
-Portuguese-Spanish musical relations during the 18th century with an emphasis on keyboard music and keyboard instruments.
- Domenico Scarlatti: the Sonatas, Performance Practices, Keyboard Instruments
- New research in Spanish keyboard music (16th through 18th century)
See the site for more information: http://www.fimte.org
"The Seventh Aliénor International Harpsichord Composition Competition, Salem College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA—March 6-8, 2008.
Purpose: To encourage the composition of solo music for harpsichord and chamber music for harpsichord with modern or period instruments.
Aliénor promotes new music for the harpsichord through concerts, commissions and a competition.
The "Aliénor Harpsichord Composition Competition" was started in 1980 under the aegis of the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society (SEHKS). Aliénor is now an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible. Aliénor runs the quadrennial harpsichord composition competition, publishes winning compositions, and commission new works for the harpsichord. There have been six competitions thus far, with over 400 new scores generated from composers around the world. The 2004 competition had 85 entries, with compositions coming from Australia, Japan, New Zealand, numerous European countries, and 15 states in America. "
Visit the website for more information: Aliénor Harpsichord-Now