Tune Thy Musicke to thy Hart
Tudor and Jocobean Music for Private Devotion
On Tune thy Musick to thy Hart the young British stars of song Stile Antico are joined by the award-winning viol consort Fretwork to explore the wealth of Tudor and Jacobean sacred music written not for church performance, but for the court and for the home. Sung entirely in English, the program invites audiences to eavesdrop on this profound and moving musical experience.
intarsi di musica e danza antica
courses, concerts and workshops
11th edition – Rome (Italy) August 1st – 8th, 2012
Location: Scuola Popolare di Musica di Testaccio
At the end of the workshop all the courses will take part in the final students' performance with dance, music and theatre.
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
Building bowed instruments for more than 25 years gave me the opportunity to measure quite a lot of original 17th and 18th century instruments. Among these are instruments from makers like Barak Norman, Edward Lewis, Cheron, Bertrand, Rombouts, Jacobs, Hellmer, Stradivari, Castagnieri, Linarol and Ciciliano. The list of names includes cellos, basses, the members of the viol family from treble viol to consort bass, and the viola d'amore.
(US) American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas-Artistic Director Announces: Bach's St. Matthew Passion is now on iTunes
(From the latest ArkivMusic Newsletter, 2 feb 2012 -- ed)
“ArkivMusic now has the Apex budget series of titles from Erato, Teldec, and Warner Classics on sale at 3 CDs for $20! Our featured titles are below. Buy 3 or more CDs from our complete section of eligible titles and you will be charged only $6.66 per disc. The more you buy, the more you save! Be sure to also view our list of Apex 2-disc sets at just $9.99 each! (Note: Our Apex 3-for-$20 sale does not include ArkivCDs or imports; sale ends 3/12/12.)”
Loction: Gallery 78, 796 Queen Street, Fredericton NB, Canada
“We would like to invite you to the next concert, 'For the Birds', with harpsichordist Jonathan Addleman and baroque violinist Sari Tsuji.
Nightingales, cuckoos, chickens – birds inspired composers to write some charming music! A musical aviary for violin and harpsichord by Biber, Rameau, Daquin, Frescobaldi, Schmelzer, and even a certain Mister Finch. A sort of midwinter pick-me-up concert, and most definitely not just for the birds, but for music lovers too!
(SE) EAR-ly 2012: "Second Nordic Young Early Music Ensemble Competition 2012" (Application Deadline: 27 feb 2012)
The Consorzio has its seat in Cremona , the city of Stradivari , Amati and Guarneri, the great masters of the past. Their art, known and admired throughout the world, is a source of inexhaustible inspiration for modern instrument makers.
Around sixty master stringed instrument makers from Cremona and its Province belong to the Consorzio.
(US) Unquiet Thoughts Blog (18 feb 2012): "Heart songs: When you and I were young, Maggie" (Ron & Donna/Mignarda)
Location: Dworek Saraswati, Pobiedna PL
This course is the ideal place for music lovers, students, and any musician who wish to spend a full musical week in an inspiring resicence from 1920 in the polish Izerskie Mountains located 6 km from Świeradów Zdrój (a historical health resort), and just one kilometer from the czech border (130 km from Prague).
It is addressed to harpsichordists, organists, singers, wind and string players (with baroque instruments), and ensembles, better if already established.
“The Festival Oude Muziek celebrates its birthday with the most beautiful and at the same time most obvious treat we could think of: a sparkling Festival brimming with music from before the earliest Middle Ages to the late Baroque.
(US) Salon Sanctuary Concerts Reminder: "Weekend Festival of Italian Baroque Discoveries" (24,26 feb 2012)
Please join us for a weekend of Italian baroque discoveries!
Location: New York, NY US
Friday, February 24th, 8:00pm
The Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium, 417 E. 61st St. b/w First and York
The Evolution of the Concerto Grosso
Sunday, February 26th, 3:00pm
The Church of the Epiphany, 1393 York Avenue
Mary/Magdalene Sacred Discoveries from The Age of Revolution
Jessica Gould, soprano & Meg Bragle, mezzo
Marika Holqvist & Joan Plana, violins
Ezra Seltzer, cello & Gabe Shuford, harpsichord
with Marta Zekan, narrator
(Note from editor -- The Sixteen continue adding to their digital shop with both new and back catalogue titles.)
“Since launching our digital site in September it has been our aim to make The Sixteen’s latest recordings available as Master Quality downloads. And so we are delighted to announce that our new disc The Earth Resounds, which features all of the repertoire from this year’s Choral Pilgrimage, is available in 96kHz/24-bit FLAC or ALAC files which were created direct from the studio master. MP3 and AAC files of the recording are also available to purchase. …
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
The Ciconia Ensemble is dedicated to the music of the late 14th/early 15th centuries, especially the so-called Ars Subtilior, that uniquely difficult and wonderful music that flourished briefly in France and northern Italy. The group consists of Anna Maria Friman (soprano), John Potter (tenor), Susanna Pell and Jacob Heringman (lutes & vielles) and made its debut in York in 2006.
Location: Arnstadt DE
“Arnstadt still features more original locations related to the Bach family than any other town. There is much to discover, experience, hear and marvel at. Treat yourself to a short holiday and visit the Bach-Festival 2012!
Did you know that there are 19 places in Arnstadt where the Bach family lived and worked?
An Introduction to Baroque Dance Rhythms Workshop
Location: Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1329 Seventh Avenue, San Francisco CA, US
“Here is a new, or a first (depending on the point of view) video of the ensemble Syntagma. A very beautiful song of Jehan de Lescurel (first third of the XIV th century) in a spirit quite anti-St-Valentin day.” (Syntagma newsletter 19 feb 2012)
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
“The Bach Cantatas Website (BCW) is a comprehensive site covering all aspects of J.S. Bach's cantatas and his other vocal works. The BCW contains discussions and detailed discographies of each cantata and other vocal works, performers and general topics. The BCW also contains texts and translations, scores, music examples, articles and interviews, and over 8,200 short biographies of performers of Bach's vocal works and players of his keyboard and lute works, as well as of poets & composers associated with Bach.
New Waves in Ferrara: Two Bands, Fresh Sounds
Location: Milwaukee, WI US
“Two of EMN's long-time favorites, the wind band Piffaro and the early music string ensemble King's Noyse, are joined by soprano Ellen Hargis in an insightful exploration of the music and cultural life of Ferrara, one of the great centers of the courtly arts in Renaissance Italy. Silent Auction and Chocolate Reception at 3:00.”
Location: Bayeux, France
Teacher: Réjane VEIT
The reception is planned for Sunday morning from 11am and the internship will begin in the afternoon. It ends the following Sunday morning after church, during which we will sing excerpts from the worked program.
(IT) Corso Internazionale Di Musica Antica "Ottaviano Alberti" (9-15 jul 2012) (Application Deadline: 18 jun 2012)
Location: Orte, VT Italy
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