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(IT) Luca de Paolis Recorders

Contributed by Admin on May 25, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

Luca de Paolis, holds a degree in musicology with honours from the Bologna University, moreover he specialized in musical paleography from the Renaissance Institute in Rome. He has studied recorder with Paolo Capirci and kees Boeke.
  


(IT) Arturo Toscanini, the Director and Media Artist by Marco Capra and Ivano Cavallini

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011

Newly published at Libreria Musical Italiana (LIM Editrice srl) and compiled from a long list of contributors.
  


(FI) Online String Calculator for Lute Instruments (Arto Wikla, Sotware Developer)

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011
This calculator is useful only for calculating the tensions and diameters of strings made of homogeneous material!
  

(FR) Proportions of Renaissance Tenor Flutes and the Relationship of Verona Flutes to Foot-Length Standards (Philippe Allain-Dupré, author)

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011
“In a previous issue of this Journal, I presented a survey of original consort flutes and a study of their pitches in relation to treatises and musical compositions in which flutes were included. The present article deals with acoustics and mathematics
more than with musical issues.
  

(FR) L'atelier du Clavecin -- Laurent Soumagnac Builder and Restorer of Harpsichords

Contributed by Admin on May 24, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

Since 1975, Laurent Soumagnac builder and restorer of harpsichords, passionate for his craft. This passion for "l'art du geste" leads to national award in 2004 "Restoration et Conservation" of the Société d'Encouragement aux Métiers d'Arts.
  


(US) Anna Nicole, Jimi Hendrix and Handel in London (New York Times Arts Beat Article By Anthony Tommasini) (2011 Feb. 15)

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011
“LONDON — Almost everyone I meet here has heard about “Anna Nicole,” the new opera by the British composer Mark-Anthony Turnage, which will have its premiere on Thursday by the Royal Opera at Covent Garden.  …
  

(US) Whitewater Early Music Festival (2011 June 3-5) (Reminder)

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011
Reminder from the Whitewater Early Music Festival, there is still time to register for Early Music Weekend at Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA.
 

(US) Recorder Workshop in Baltimore, Saturday, June 4 with Joan Kimball

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011

Society for Early Music late-spring workshop: Players of recorders, viols, sackbuts, shawms, crumhorns, cornetti, etc.
are welcome.

Saturday, June 4, 2011, 9:00 - 4:00
Maryland Presbyterian Church, 1105 Providence Road, Towson, MD 21286


Artistic co-director and founding member of the Renaissance band Piffaro, Joan gave her full time to early music performance in 1980 after years as an early childhood educator.
  


(US) NewOlde.com

Contributed by Admin on May 23, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

NewOlde.com has arisen from a personal housekeeping project. To improve the accessibility of early music resources, I decided to organize interesting material in web format for my personal intranet. As the pages began to take shape, I realized that others might find them helpful and posted the results to date on the Internet.
 


(US) Early music takes center stage (Boston Globe, May 22, 2011) (Boston Early Music Festival "preview", by Jeremy Eichler, Globe Staff)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
“With the days growing longer, the flowers (theoretically) blooming, and the year ending in an odd number, it can all mean only one thing: the Boston Early Music Festival is on its way.
 

(UK) 1st International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music (ICHKM): sources, Contexts and Performance (Edinburgh, UK) (2011 July 1-3)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
This conference is intended as an international meeting of scholars and performers working in the field of keyboard studies, the first of its kind to be held in the United Kingdom.
 

(CA) Baptiste Romain (Medieval fiddle, renaissance violin, bagpipes)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

After studies in violin and composition at the Conservatoire National de Région in Rueil-Malmaison, Baptiste Romain went on to specialize in Medieval and Renaissance music, studying medieval fiddle, ancient bagpipes, and voice.
 

(IT) The Inner-Outer Italian Clavichord

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
As the family of Italian harpsichords has been divided into two categories, false inner-outer and inner-outer, from the famous definition of Frank Hubbard, also for the family of Italian clavichords we can apply the same classification.
 

(DE) Raumklang, Music Label

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

If you have not done so yet, you may be interested in visiting the  Raumklang, Music Label web pages and browsing their catalogue of available early music CD’s or list of available mp3’s.
 


(UK) New Findings on the Possible Copyists and Owners of the Scarlatti Sonata Manuscripts in Münster: the Role of Antonino Reggio

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
Anthony Hart, author
New findings on the possible copyists and owners of the Scarlatti sonata manuscripts in Münster: the role of Antonino Reggio Early Music (2011) 39(1): 57-64 first published online January 27, 2011 doi:10.1093/em/caq109

“In his unpublished 1970 dissertation on Domenico Scarlatti, Joel Sheveloff identified four major collections of the keyboard sonatas of Scarlatti, two Spanish and two Italian in origin.


(IT) 19th Congress of the International Musicological Society (Rome, IT) (2012 July 1-7)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
The 19th Congress of the International Musicological Society will be held in Rome from Sunday, 1 July, to Saturday, 7 July, 2012. All musicologists are invited (including non-members of IMS) to participate and contribute to the conference.
 

(IT) Eighteenth Annual Conference of SIDM (Genoa, IT) (Call for Papers, Deadline: 2011 June 15)

Contributed by Admin on May 22, 2011
Genova, Conservatorio di Musica “Niccolò Paganini”
21-23 October 2011


Call For Papers

The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Italian Musicological Society will take place in Genova in collaboration with the Conservatorio di Musica “Niccolò Paganini” from 21 to 23 Oc­tober 2011. On October, 22 all members will gather for their annual meeting. Scholars from all over the world are invited to submit their paper proposals. Every topic in the field of
musicological studies is accepted.


(UK) North West Early Music Forum Summer School of Renaissance Music (2011 July 23-29)

Contributed by Admin on May 21, 2011

Trafford Hall, Wimbolds Trafford Chester

This is our new home for Summer school this year. The venue is a grade 2 listed building near to Chester. The residential facilities are comfortable and we have plenty of easily accessible playing space for our regular singing, viol and recorder consorts. 
  


(UK) Migrating from Descant to Treble Recorder Course at Benslow (2011 June 24-26)

Contributed by VickyCarlton on May 21, 2011

Tutored by: Rae Strong

Most people learn to play recorders pitched in C - usually the descant - but other members of the family, the treble, bass and tiny sopranino recorder, are pitched in F. Rae Strong’s accessible course will help you make the transition and have fun while you’re doing it. It will cover everything from basic note learning to ensemble playing, so that you’ll emerge from your stay at Benslow an altogether more versatile player. 


(US) The Fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (2012 March 22-24) (Call for papers, deadline: 2011 June 15)

Contributed by Admin on May 21, 2011

Washington, D.C.
22-24 March 2012

The Program Committee invites submissions for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Renaissance Studies, or the era ca. 1300-1650.
 


(UK) Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition 2011 (2011 November 11-13)

Contributed by Admin on May 21, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

The 2011 Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition 
11th -13th November 2011

We are pleased to announce the dates for this year's Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition, which celebrates its 10th anniversary at the Old Royal Naval College!
 


(UK) Did Bach really mean that? (Colin Booth, author)

Contributed by Admin on May 20, 2011

Deceptive notation in baroque keyboard music
by Colin Booth

“Did Bach Really Mean That? is a book which explores musical notation and the way in which composers of Baroque keyboard music used it.
 


(US) Songs in Motion Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied (Yonatan Malin, author) (Oxford Press)

Contributed by Admin on May 20, 2011
Qualities of motion and emotion in song come from poetic images, melody, harmony, and voice leading, but they also come from rhythm and meter-the flow and articulation of words and music in time. This book explores rhythm and meter in the nineteenth-century German Lied, including songs for voice and piano by Fanny Hensel nee Mendelssohn, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, and Hugo Wolf.


(IT) Il Complesso Barocco Recording Release and Tour

Contributed by Admin on May 20, 2011

Handel
Ariodante

Didonato
Gauvin | Puértolas | Lemieux | Lehtipuu | Brook
Il Complesso Barocco | Alan Curtis

Attached information concerning the latest Il Complesso Barocco recording release and tour.


(BE) Les Amis du Clavecin

Contributed by Admin on May 20, 2011

EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited

Les Amis du Clavecin (The Friends of the Harpsichord) is an association founded in 1991 by the Belgian harpsichordist Betty Bruylants. Its purpose is to foster people's knowledge and love of the harpsichord, an instrument which was extremely important in the history of western music for over three centuries.
 

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