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(US) Institute for 17th Century Music at Queens College (NY, US) (2011 June 19-25)

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2011

Baroque Opera Workshop
for Singers, String Players, and Continuo Players

The Institute for 17th Century Music at Queens College will offer a one-week, intensive training program in Baroque opera. 
  


(US) Vibration and Structural Acoustics Analysis (2011 October) -- New to be published by Springer

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2011
“These papers where chosen from the more than 60 papers presented at the conference symposium: 3rd International Conference on Integrity, Reliability & Failure. Of interest to early music instrument builders: “Vibration Testing for the Evaluation of the Effects of Moisture Content on the In-Plane Elastic Constants of Wood used in Musical Instruments , by M. A. Pérez, P. Poletti and L. Gil
  

(IT) Luca de Paolis Recorders

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

Luca de Paolis, holds a degree in musicology with honours from the Bologna University, moreover he specialized in musical paleography from the Renaissance Institute in Rome. He has studied recorder with Paolo Capirci and kees Boeke.
  


(IT) Arturo Toscanini, the Director and Media Artist by Marco Capra and Ivano Cavallini

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011

Newly published at Libreria Musical Italiana (LIM Editrice srl) and compiled from a long list of contributors.
  


(FI) Online String Calculator for Lute Instruments (Arto Wikla, Sotware Developer)

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011
This calculator is useful only for calculating the tensions and diameters of strings made of homogeneous material!
  

(FR) Proportions of Renaissance Tenor Flutes and the Relationship of Verona Flutes to Foot-Length Standards (Philippe Allain-Dupré, author)

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011
“In a previous issue of this Journal, I presented a survey of original consort flutes and a study of their pitches in relation to treatises and musical compositions in which flutes were included. The present article deals with acoustics and mathematics
more than with musical issues.
  

(FR) L'atelier du Clavecin -- Laurent Soumagnac Builder and Restorer of Harpsichords

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

Since 1975, Laurent Soumagnac builder and restorer of harpsichords, passionate for his craft. This passion for "l'art du geste" leads to national award in 2004 "Restoration et Conservation" of the Société d'Encouragement aux Métiers d'Arts.
  


(US) Anna Nicole, Jimi Hendrix and Handel in London (New York Times Arts Beat Article By Anthony Tommasini) (2011 Feb. 15)

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011
“LONDON — Almost everyone I meet here has heard about “Anna Nicole,” the new opera by the British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, which will have its premiere on Thursday by the Royal Opera at Covent Garden.  …
  

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