Trafford Hall, Wimbolds Trafford Chester
This is our new home for Summer school this year. The venue is a grade 2 listed building near to Chester. The residential facilities are comfortable and we have plenty of easily accessible playing space for our regular singing, viol and recorder consorts.
Tutored by: Rae Strong
Most people learn to play recorders pitched in C - usually the descant - but other members of the family, the treble, bass and tiny sopranino recorder, are pitched in F. Rae Strong’s accessible course will help you make the transition and have fun while you’re doing it. It will cover everything from basic note learning to ensemble playing, so that you’ll emerge from your stay at Benslow an altogether more versatile player.
(US) The Fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (2012 March 22-24) (Call for papers, deadline: 2011 June 15)
22-24 March 2012
The Program Committee invites submissions for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Renaissance Studies, or the era ca. 1300-1650.
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The 2011 Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition
11th -13th November 2011
We are pleased to announce the dates for this year's Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition, which celebrates its 10th anniversary at the Old Royal Naval College!
Deceptive notation in baroque keyboard music
by Colin Booth
“Did Bach Really Mean That? is a book which explores musical notation and the way in which composers of Baroque keyboard music used it.
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