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(US) Smithsonian Magazine: "The Top 10 Books Lost to Time"

Contributed by Admin on Oct 08, 2011

Great written works from authors such as Shakespeare and Jane Austen that you'll never have a chance to read by Megan Gambino
Smithsonian.com
September 20, 2011

While not directly related to the early music field, some of this information may add to historical facts helping us better understand historical incidents influencing such era in music. Read of 10 authors and mishaps to some of their works.  -- EarlyMusicNews.Org editor
  


(US) Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS): Oct 6th Newsletter

Contributed by Admin on Oct 08, 2011
The Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS) newsletter is published twice monthly and lists early music events occurring in the New York area.

In this month’s newsletter news of early music choirs performing in the New York area: Westminster Cathedral Choir (UK) , Blue Heron Choir (Boston) with Ensemble Plus Ultra (UK), also from the U.K., and, Byrd Ensemble (Seattle).  
  

(DE) Documentary About Paul McNulty's New Liszt's Piano for Klassik Stiftung Weimar / Liszt museum

Contributed by Admin on Oct 08, 2011

News from Viviana Sofronitsky (harpsichordist/fortepianist) of a documentary airing on German TV channels about Paul McNulty (fortepiano builder) building the new Liszt piano destined for the Klassik Stiftung Weimar / Liszt Museum. Viviana Sofronitsky will be playing there as well.

Airing times:

Saturday, 8 October 21.45, German channel 3SAT, Full version 44:30min
Wednesday, 19 October 21.15, German channel MDR (Thüringen Spezial) Short version 29:10min.
Thursday, 20 October 15.30, also MDR, repeat
Wednesday, 26 October 10.15, also MDR, repeat

Congratulations to all involved in the production of the documentary from the staff at EarlyMusicNews.Org.
  


(IT) Recently Published: "Beyond Notes" (LIM Editrice srl)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 07, 2011

Improvisation in Western Music of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
edited by
Rudolf Rasch

Edition: Brepols 2011 (Speculum Musicae 16)
Pages: 14 + 768
Format: 17 x 24 - bound
ISBN: 9782503542447

Summary
  

(US) Harmonia Early Music: Anchors Aweigh! (By Anna Pranger Posted October 3, 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 07, 2011
“We’ll hear songs pirates would have sung during their daily work, take a look back at songs about the sea from Medieval Iceland, and more.
  

(FR) New Recording : 2nd Recording of Johann Herman Schein (13-17 oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 07, 2011
After having recorded a first CD dedicated to the “Opella Nova” and to a few pieces from Johann Herman Schein’s Fountains of Israël, Sagittarius will follow with a second CD dedicated to  17 motets from the Fountains of Israël. These motets have till now, never been recorded.
  

(FR) Akadêmia 2011-2012 Concert Season

Contributed by Admin on Oct 07, 2011
In 2011-2012, Akadêmia inaugurates a season of concerts in Champagne-Ardenne.

(NL) MUZIEKHANDEL SAUL B. GROEN: New Publications Available (Jul-Sep 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Oct 06, 2011

From MUZIEKHANDEL SAUL B. GROEN, many new titles available on their catalogues:

MUSIC & LITERATURE July - September  2011
MUSIC


NB: in each section the music has been listed in chronological order

KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS
Kerll, J.C.  11 Organ works from the Neresheim organ book, c.1670, wrongly attributed to J.C. Kerll and 2 pieces by by J.B. Moggi and L. Haydt
Fasolo, G.B. "Annuale", 1645: 56 organ works: hymns, masses, magnificats, ricercars,canzonas, fugues; complete edition; set of 5 volumes
Lübeck, V. Complete organ works; ed. Harald Vogel  …

  

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