(US) Sarge Gerbode's Lute Page -- 3000 Lute Pieces in French Tablature

Contributed by Admin on Apr 18, 2010

“I have collected these pieces over the years from the internet or have entabulated and/or arranged or realized them myself. I have edited all of them and formatted them to fit nicely on US letter size paper (8.5 x 11 in), though some are formatted for US legal size (8.5 x 14 in). I have not formatted any for A4, as life is too short. Again, if you have Fronimo, it is pretty easy to reformat these to taste.  I have tried to create performable copy in all cases. These pieces are mostly for renaissance lute, but quite a few are for baroque lute and archlute, and a very few for theorbo, cittern, bandora, guitar etc. Other pieces include songs and continuo pieces, listed by composer. Under Lute ensemble in the list of composers, you will find pieces for two or more lutes.  Source facsimiles are now grouped together in one place. 

(US) Berkeley Festival Exhibition & Music Marketplace (June 10-12, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2010
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, Free and open to the public

Theme "500 Years of Vespers" informs this year's EMA Early Music conference. Modeled as part scholarly symposium, part workshop, it focuses on the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 and its chant and Renaissance ancestors.

(US) 2010 Berkeley Festival & Exhibition (June 6-13)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2010

“Experience the magnificence of Italian music in and around 1610, from the glories of St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice to the haunting spiritual cloisters of Milan, a golden age filled with the glorious sounds of centuries past.

(IT) Corsi di Musica Antica a Magnano (Aug. 12–20, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2010
A unique experience. Courses designed to allow participants an introduction to all early keyboard instruments as well as intensive study on the instrument of their choice. Basso continuo at the harpsichord and organ. Choir conducting.

(IT) X International Clavichord Symposium - CALL FOR PAPERS (Sept. 6–10, 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 17, 2010
The planning committee is now accepting proposals for papers with a preference for topics on:

  • - The early clavichord from first iconographical documents to the earliest extant instruments (organology and repertoire)
  • - The pedal clavichord, from its origins to the XVIIIth century
  • - The clavichord in the XIXth century

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