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(US) Folger Consort: A New Song (Concert, 30 sep 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 29, 2011
Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible

English composers Thomas Thomkins and Orlando Gibbons, and later Henry Purcell and John Blow, were inspired by the visionary, world-changing translation of the Bible completed under the sponsorship of King James in 1611.
  

(US) Brilliantly Accessible: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (San Francisco Classical Voice Review By Jonathan Rhodes Lee) (23 sep 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 28, 2011
“Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra inaugurated its 31st season with works of the Classical period. I heard them on Saturday night in Berkeley’s First Congregational Church.
  

(FR) La Simphonie du Marais - Hugo Reyne: "Viennoiseries musicales" (Concert, 16 oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 28, 2011

“Musique pour csakan (flûte-canne) et quatuor à cordes, Vienne 1806-1826”

 La Simphonie du Marais - Hugo Reyne invites you to share a festive and delicious moment on the occasion of this “chocolated” concert.
  


(US) Review: Indy Early Music's '¡Sacabuche!' by Tom Aldridge (NUVO, Indy's Alternative Choice, Indianapolis) (25 jul 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 28, 2011
“"Sacabuche" is Spanish for "sackbut," which is the Renaissance version of the trombone, a featured instrument in this 17-performer group, their program entitled, Matteo Ricci: His Map and Music. A famous Italian cartographer, Ricci journeyed to China and in 1602 completed a map of the world, including the Americas, while residing in Beijing.
  

(FR) Clavecins Jean-Paul Rouaud

Contributed by Admin on Sep 27, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

Harpsichord maker, Jean-Paul Rouaud instrument making spans the following: great French or Flemish harpsichord, spinet, virginal, clavicytherium. Since 1965 he produced unique instruments that have been heard in numerous recordings, concerts, films.


(CA) Julie’s Big Adventure (I FURIOSI Concert) (1 Oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 27, 2011

“Thinking of attending Nuit Blanche?  Why not start the night with a fun concert?

Like the rest of us, you probably wish you were on sabbatical with our own violinist Julia Wedman when she took her grand European tour.  Well, now you can experience it in musical form, as I FURIOSI welcomes her back with the harmonious stylings of her many ports of call.
  


(US) The Gothic Revolution: Music in Western Europe, 1100-1300 (Princeton University Conference) (4-6 Nov 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 27, 2011
“On 4-6 November 2011, the Music Department at Princeton University will host a conference devoted to the history of polyphony in Western Europe in the 12th and 13th centuries.
  

(US) Chalice Consort Early Music Conference 2012 (CCEMC) (14 Apr 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 27, 2011
“Chalice Consort is pleased to announce Chalice Consort Early Music Conference 2012 (CCEMC), which brings together performers, scholars, and listeners of early music to examine newly-discovered and edited sacred music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras, and select the top piece from those heard at the conference will be performed at a future concert by the Chalice Consort.
  

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