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(FR) Ensemble Céladon - direction Paulin Bündgen Concert: "Perfida Beltà, un clair-obscur baroque" (14 Sep 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 07, 2012

Location: la Chapelle du Sacré-Coeur dans le 1er à Lyon FR

“Beautiful but cruel Italian ... They do not hesitate, in the 17th century, to make life difficult for their lovers! But they are not left out and reply with the same inflamed and dramatic tone, sublimating the melodies of Monteverdi, Carissimi or Frascobaldi, champions of chiaroscuro music, masters of the Baroque passions. With tragedy in its voice and magnified by its music: Baroque opera is being born!” …
    


(US) Texas Early Music Project (TEMP) 2012-2013 Concert Season "Kings & Troubadours & Nuns, Oh My!"

Contributed by Admin on Aug 24, 2012

(From a recent Texas Early Music Project newsletter)

“We've got an exciting season lined up for this year, including

  • Music from the Tudors which won't be quite as salacious as the TV show,
  • A return to haunting Sephardic music,
  • Our beloved Christmas concerts,
  • Spring concerts including Celtic and Troubadour music,
  • And culminating in a concert of music composed by women, for women…
        


(BE) Capilla Flamenca: "The new season has started"

Contributed by Admin on Aug 23, 2012

(From a recent Capilla Flamenca newsletter)

The new season takes us to some major stages

“Besides our annual presence at the Early Music Festival in Utrecht and the Festival van Vlaanderen Antwerpen, we created a special and exclusive programme for the Festival van Vlaanderen PLUS. For the fourth time Capilla Flamenca is invited to the Festival Voix et Route Romane in the Alsace, and in the autumn,  …


(BE) CFP (Articles and Monographs): Analysis in Context

Contributed by Admin on Aug 23, 2012

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ANALYSIS IN CONTEXT

“The Analysis in Context series seeks to present outstanding research in which the domains of music analysis and music history are seen as fundamentally interdependent. Proposals that fall within this concept are welcome at any time. Both monographs and essay-collections, treating music of any type and from all periods, will be considered. …
    

(US) Unquiet Thoughts -- Saturday Morning Quotes 2.13: "Improvisation"

Contributed by Admin on Aug 22, 2012

(From a recent Unquiet Thoughts article)

“Jazz guitarists of today are not likely to consider themselves bearers of a long and lively tradition of improvisation that dates back more than 500 years.  When reeling out riffs to a set of changes, one is not likely to consider …


(FR) Le Parlement de Musique August Festival Concerts

Contributed by Admin on Aug 22, 2012

(From a recent Parlement de Musique newsletter)

A reminder of the Le Parlement de Musique concert schedule during the final days of August’s festival season. If you are in the region, you may want to consider attending one of the following concerts (below):
     


(FR) SAGITTARIUS Michel Laplénie August 2012 Concerts

Contributed by Admin on Aug 22, 2012

(From a recent Sagittarius newsletter)

News of Sagittarius’ busy August schedule. Sagittarius, the resident vocal ensemble since 2000 at the Citadelle in Blaye, near Bordeaux:

  • 23 August (8h10) -- Michel Laplénie interview on France Musique’s “Musique Matin” -- release date of Sagittarius’ latest recording dedicated to J-H Schein (Hortus)
  • 27 August -- Sagittarius and the Choir Dordogne en Sinfonia concert: “Musikalische Exequien and escerpts Geistliche Chormusik by Schütz 
  • 30, 31 August and 1st September -- “Fontana D’Amore”, Sagittarius organize a tour around the release of its latest recording.
        

(NL) Semibrevity "A Blog About Early Music Pioneers" Article: "Baroque orchestra, La Petite Bande, loses vital funding" (26 Jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Aug 22, 2012

(From a recent Semibrevity blog)

“Despite having amassed almost twenty thousand signatures on an internet-based petition, Sigiswald Kuijken’s baroque orchestra, La Petite Bande, has been definitively told that it will receive no more money from the Belgian government. …
    

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