(UK) Recently Released by Il Complesso Barocco Christoph Gluck "Ezio" (Review by Andrew Clements, 15 Sep 2011)
Release Date: 29 Aug 2011
Label: Virgin Classics
“Before he changed the course of operatic history with his "reform" operas of the 1760s and 1770s, Gluck was a respected and thoroughly conventional composer of opera seria, almost all of them written to librettos by Metastasio. …
Brought to our attention on the “Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW)” mailing list, the following books have been published on the subject of women’s work in the arts:
Labors Lost: Women's Work and the Early Modern English Stage (University of Pennsylvania Press), examines women's unacknowledged contributions to theatrical production in Shakespeare's time.
Working Subjects in Early Modern English Drama (Ashgate Press), is an essay collection co-edited with Michelle M. Dowd, and includes a number of essays that focus on gender and women's work. Ashgate Press offers a 20% discount to SSEMW members.
GALA BENEFIT - Saturday September 24th
“This season's kick-off Gala Benefit Concert, Dinner, and Auction will take place at the beautiful venue of Belvedere's St. Stephen's Church. Auction items include a trip to Bach's Germany, visiting his birthplace at Eisenach and moving on to Leipzig with a private tour of the Thomaskirche and dinner at the historic Auerbachs Keller with its 16th-century Faust murals. Other trips include a stay in the Black Hills of South Dakota in a beautiful log home with room for 6 (including air fare for 2) and a weekend stay in a 3-bedroom 3-bath home at gorgeous Northstar-at-Tahoe.
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
“Alison Crum is one of the best known British exponents of the viol. As teacher, performer, and moving-spirit behind several well-known groups, she travels all over the world giving recitals and lectures, and teaching on summer schools and workshops.
“The 2011/12 Concert Season - Celebrating the 30th anniversaries of Jeanne Lamon and the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir.”
Not yet published - available from February 2012
Edited by: Kate Flint, Rutgers University, New Jersey
Series: The New Cambridge History of English Literature
“This collaborative History aims to become the standard work on Victorian literature for the twenty-first century. Well-known scholars introduce readers to their particular fields, discuss influential critical debates and offer illuminating contextual detail to situate authors and works in their wider cultural and historical contexts.
Annual periodical of the“Socità Italian di Musicolgia” Marco Gozzi, director
Edition: Lucca, LIM, 2011 (Rivista Italiana di Musicologia, 46)
Pages: 340 +
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
“In 1985, the Ricercar Consort made their first tour with J.S. Bach’s« Musicalisches Opfer », and is rapidly internationally known for it’s interpretation of cantatas and instrumental music of the German Baroque ; numerous concerts are given with famous artists like Henri Ledroit, Max van Egmond and James Bowman.
375 Years of Hanover as the Seat of Nobility: Music at the Courts of the Guelphs in Lower Saxony
North German Polychoral Music
Works by Michael Praetorius, Heinrich Schütz, and Matthias Weckmann
The Hannover Boys Choir & L'Arco Baroque Orchestra, conducted by Prof. Jörg Breiding
Heinrich Schütz in the 20th Century
Works by Heinrich Schütz, Kurt Thomas, Hugo Distler, and Ernst Pepping
North German Figuralchor, Musica Alta Ripa, conducted by Prof. Jörg Straube
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