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For those of you who are interested, Libreria Musicale Italiana (LIM) has a selection of hard to find volumes offered at a special price inclusive of shipping. ...
"Classical music festival with each spring the vocal feast Mechelen hoort Stemmen and an autumn concert series Festival van Vlaanderen-Mechelen/Kempen throughout the province of Antwerp. ..."
"Arts groups need their space, and many older churches have plenty to spare. In a win-win for everyone, a Philadelphia nonprofit is pairing up theater, dance, music and other arts groups with congregations that have underused space. ...
(From a recent news release from Miguel Yisrael)
"REUTERS AGENCY - Paris (March 31, 2015) – Critics have referred to Miguel Yisrael (www.miguelyisrael.com) as « the prince of the lute » but in the months ahead he may become better known as a modern musical Henry Ford for making good on a life long dream to ensure and enhance global access to and playing of beloved, ancient instruments, starting with the lute. ...
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