Festival de Musique Baroque de Sézanne
“The art of hunting reached its peak in the eighteenth century. The hunt of course was accompanied by music, the instrument of choice remained the hunting horn.
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16 SEPTEMBER 2011
Rediscovering Forgotten Early Music Pioneers
The time is ripe for a revival of the early music revival. The pioneers of today’s flourishing early music movement – the people who put Baroque and earlier music back on the map – are fading into obscurity. A new blog, The Early Music Pioneers Archive (www.semibrevity.com), combines research with documents, video interviews, photographs and digitalized clips (from LPs, 78s and private recordings), to refocus attention on a host of musicians, scholars and instrument makers who deserve to be remembered.
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
"The ensemble Ars Cantus was established in the year 2000 as a vocal group associated with the Wroclaw Chamber Choir (Wroclawscy Kameralisci), under the artistic direction of Tomasz Dobrzanski.
(IT) Recently Published at LIM Editrice srl, "Pianoforte, organo e attività musicale in Italia nel XIX e XX secolo"
(Piano, organ and musical activities in Italy in the nineteenth and twentieth century)
Edition: Lucca, LIM, 2011 (Music Library Lim - Wise)
Pages: 20 + 440
Format: 17 x 24 - Paperback
(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.
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