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(US) Lark Camp 2013 Music, Song & Dance Celebration (26 Jul-3Aug 2013) -- News Update

Contributed by admin on Jun 18, 2013

From the latest Lark Camp 2013 newsletter (June 2013)

"Lark In The Morning Music Celebration was started in 1980 to provide a venue to allow traditional musicians and dancers to get together and share their music & dance (A music & dance party with educational overtones). This event is an open forum for musicians, singers & dancers to exchange ideas and learn without being in a rigid school structure. ...

More workshops have been added; you may now find the schedule of classes and evening events on the Lark website ...


(US) Thousands of Reissues Exclusively at ArkivMusic

Contributed by admin on Jun 18, 2013

"Have you ever heard a wonderful piece of music on the radio and then tried to track down a copy on CD?

ArkivMusic works with most classical radio stations in the U.S. to help with that search. But early on, we realized that many of those recordings (over half) are actually out of print.

So some years ago we started our ArkivCD program ...


(ES) Papeles de Música: "Discovered a manuscript of Bach in Weissenfels" (Posted on 2013/06/11 by Cristina Martí)

Contributed by admin on Jun 15, 2013

"A manuscript of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) has been discovered by researcher Peter Wollny in a collection in Weissenfels.  ...


(US) Unquiet Thoughts Blog: "Saturday morning quotes 3.5: Ideas old and new" (Ron and Donna Mignarda, 15 Jun 2013)

Contributed by admin on Jun 15, 2013

"Occasionally we run across interesting historical snippets scribbled by highly-opinionated observers of the contemporary culture of a different age, and we are compelled to share them despite the unpleasant reality check."


(US) New York Times Review: "Love Triangles Centuries Old but Somehow Ageless" (James R. Oestreich, 13 June 2013)

Contributed by admin on Jun 15, 2013

Location: Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF)

With the looming end of this year's BEMF, reviews of the centre piece of the festival performance series, Handel's "Almira", are in and are calling it a decisive success.


(FR) Harmonia Musicae Concerts: "An Italian Mass at Counter-Reformation Times" (4-6 Jul 2013)

Contributed by harmoniamusicae on Jun 08, 2013

Thursday, July 4th – Bouzonville (Lorraine, France), abbey-church of Ste Croix, 8pm
Friday, July 5th - Plappeville (Lorraine, France), church of Ste Brigide, 8:30pm
Saturday, July 6th - Châtel st Germain (Lorraine, France), church of St Michel, 8pm

free admission

This program presents an idealized musical reconstruction of the church service enforced between 16th and 17th century in Italy, after the Council of Trento. It offers sacred vocal and instrumental works ...


(US) Bach Society Houston: "Chamber Music: Virtuoso violin music from the Dresden Court" (26 May 2013)

Contributed by admin on May 20, 2013

Location: Christ the King Luther Church, Houston Texas, US

"About this Series: Chamber Music features works written for small ensemble, originally intended for the intimate setting of a court chamber or private home. ...


(UK) Opera Awards, London 2013 (22 April 2013)

Contributed by admin on May 19, 2013

Location: Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, London, UK

(From Opera Today article submitted by Robert Hugill (23 April 2013))

"A brand new award to promote opera has been unveiled in London.The Opera Awards were founded by John Allison (editor of Opera Magazine) and Harry Hyman (of the Nexus Group) to promote opera as an art form, to widen the audience for opera and recognise opera throughout the world. ...

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