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(US) Longy School of Music -- International Baroque Institute at Longy (July 23-Aug. 1, 2009)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010

Music of J.S. Bach and Sons

The International Baroque Institute at Longy offers a comprehensive program for professional and pre-professional singers and players of Baroque violin, cello, recorder, traverso, oboe, viola da gamba, harp, lute and harpsichord, taught by an unparalleled international faculty. Other instrumentalists or continuo players are welcome to participate in chamber ensembles or the institute orchestra.


(US) Early Dance at Longy Summer Workshop 2010 (July 25–31, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010

An intensive workshop in early dance, with emphasis on baroque dance but also including a daily late-renaissance dance class. Intended for experienced dancers with a serious interest in early dance, the workshop will include classes in technique, repertoire, and dance notation, with opportunities for independent projects and performance. 

(DE) 42nd International Heinrich Schütz Festival, Kassel (Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010

“Heinrich Schütz and Europe”


The International Heinrich Schütz Society cordially invites you to the 42nd International Heinrich Schütz Festival.  From 28 October – 3 November 2010 in Kassel, under the banner “Heinrich Schütz and Europe”, plans are in place for numerous concerts, two main lectures, exhibitions, a choral project for active choristers and an international scholarly symposium in conjunction with the “Ständige Konferenz Mitteldeutsche Barockmusik e.V.” [Standing Conference of Central-German Baroque Music] focusing on “Heinrich Schütz and Europe” and “Heinrich Schütz in Kassel”.  The Festival is integrated with the Kasseler Musiktage 2010 (which, until 14 November 2010, offers more events of interest under the banner “Kreuzungen – Elend und Glanz” [Intersections – Misery and Splendour]).

(US) Amherst Early Music "Memorial Day Weekend Workshop" (May 28-31, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on May 03, 2010


PROGRAM

* Recorder and viol consorts at all levels except beginner
* Recorder master class
* Renaissance reeds
* Mixed ensembles
* Early notation
* Historical dance
* English country dancing
* All-group playing & singing
* Rogers Breukink recorder consort

The Von Huene Workshop will be in residence full time with instruments, music, and books for sale. Open to the public! 


(US) Amherst Early Music Festival (July 11-18; 18-25, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 24, 2010

Connecticut College, New London, CT

Join us for one or two weeks of music-making with our acclaimed international faculty as we explore the musical legacy of France. Hold the dates, and plan to join us!

Festival Theme - France: Source of European Music

(US) Seattle Academy of Opera -- Accademia d'Amore (Aug. 12-22, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 24, 2010

Venue: Cornish College of the Arts
Kerry Hall, 710 East Roy St, Seattle WA, 98102, USA

This year's workshop moves from Seattle Pacific University to Cornish College of the Arts as part of an expansion of the College's music department to encompass an early music program. 

(IE) Introducing the new eBook: PLAYING THE BAROQUE HARPSICHORD (2010) in EBook format

Contributed by Admin on Apr 24, 2010

Bray Baroque announces its newest title: Playing the Baroque Harpsichord (2010)
Essays on the instrument, interpretation and performance, with relevant topics for the clavichord and organ. By C. Di Veroli.

This is an integrated collection of updated and expanded essays, some of them endorsed by leading harpsichordists. Only a few chapters are specific for the harpsichord: most of the book applies to all the Baroque keyboard instruments and some chapters to general Baroque music interpretation topics. Several colour figures are included, as well as musical examples from well-known Baroque works. The reader will find here the answer to well-known long-standing problems. Thorough guidance is provided on difficult matters such as ornamentation, articulation, tempi, registration, sesquialter rhythms, notes inégales and further topics that have been found to be useful to the modern performer of Baroque keyboard music, whether amateur, advanced student or professional player.


(FR) Festival of traditional musics and folk dances - Festival des musiques et danses traditionnelles (Aug. 15-18, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Apr 23, 2010

“For this 35th edition, the organizers have decided to honour the cultural heritage of Berry and have chose Mic Baudimant as the associate performer, an ardent defender of the arts and traditions of Berry.

President of the Thiaulins de Lignères (association of traditional music and dance of Cher), Vice-President of the Association Française de l’Ane Grand Noir du Berry, Vice-President of l’Union for the Ressources Génétiques du Berry, members of the association “on the steps of the Maitres Sonneurs”, Mic Baudimant is also a storyteller, piper, “brioleux” (someone who sings songs to oxen while ploughing), singer and graduate of the first competition of the festival in 1976.

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