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(CA) Chants de Vielles Date Change!

Contributed by Admin on Jun 24, 2012

(From the latest Chants de Vielles newsletter)

“For eight years, the organization Chants de Vielles has produced a festival on the second weekend  of September in the little village of Calixa-Lavallée in the Montérégie region of Québec, a cultural event of superb quality and artistic impact. …
    


(SE) eClassical 24-bit Friday Releases

Contributed by Admin on Jun 24, 2012

For those of you who are interested in downloading your early music titles, you may want to consider registering to the eClassical newsletter. There have recently been a push to offer more titles in 24-bit quality recording throughout the music distribution industry of which available through the eClassical webstore. In addition, eClassical offers their 24-bit Friday weekly release specials as an additional incentive to its newsletter customers.
    


(FR) Jean Cassignol (alto recorder / flute a bec alto) - Paganini Caprices 9 and 24 (live)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 24, 2012

(From the latest Jean Cassignol newsletter)

“The first live videos of Paganini's complete Caprices whose transcription for the recorder or transverse flute will soon be available at Soldano's are purely documentary: they will be replaced by a better version as soon as possible.”


(CL) La Folía Concert: "Music of the Time of the Galleons" (30 jun, 3-4 jul 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 23, 2012

Iberian Music of the Old and New World, From the Discovery to the Independence of the Americas

Locations:
Aula Magna de la Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María. Valparaíso (Chile) (30 jun 2012)
Teatro Municipal de Las Condes. Santiago de Chile (3 jul 2012)
Teatro de la Universidad de Chile – Centro de Extensión Artística y Cultural (4 jul 2012)

Celia Alcedo, soprano
Pedro Bonet, recorder y conductor
Belén González Castaño, recorder
Jordi Comellas, viola de gamba
Ramiro Morales, baroque guitar

Works of Cancionero de Palacio, Anónimo, Falconiero, Hidalgo, Murcia Torrejón de Velasco, Martínez Compañón, Salas, Salazar, Locatelli, Ceruti


(UK) The Renaissance Singers Concert: Saints & Sinners (30 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 23, 2012

(From the latest Renaissance Singers newsletter)

Location: St George's Bloomsbury, London WC1A 2HR, UK

“Please join us at the stunning Hawksmoor church, St George's Bloomsbury, for our final concert of the season - Saints and Sinners. The Catholic Church has always celebrated exceptionally holy figures and encouraged the faithful to turn to saints for aid. We present the finest Renaissance music written in honour of these intercessors and advocates. From the exuberance of Palestrina’s Tu es Petrus to reflective hymns for St Francis, from the serenity of Taverner's O Wilhelme pastor bone to rumbustious hymns for Thomas Becket, we evoke a host of saints in music. …
   


(US) Harmonia Early Music: Gifts For Father’s Day (11 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 22, 2012

(A previously recorded programme celebrating Father’s day.)

“Even though Father’s Day is a recent invention, we thought it would be fun to explore early music by drawing inspiration from popular gifts ideas for good ‘ol Dad. …”
    


(CA) Nota Bene Baroque Fundaraiser (23 jun 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 21, 2012

Location:  Misty Mountain Coffee, 33 Queen St. S, Kitchener ON, CA

Misty Mountain Coffee & Nota Bene Baroque
Present “Bach's Coffee House“ A Musical Event inspired by 18th C. Leipzig
Sunday June 23, 2012
7 A.M. till 5 P.M.

Live Baroque music played on period instruments, an instrument petting zoo, and door prizes.
No reservations or admissions cost (Come as you are and drop in when you wish.) 

For more information of these two groups visit:
Nota Bene Baroque - NBB Facebook
Misty Mountain Coffee - Misty Mountain Coffee Facebook




(US) Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS) Concert POSTPONED: "Freedom's Ransom" (21 JUN 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 20, 2012

(From a recent GEMS email …)

P O S T P O N E D

“Due to the unexpected hospitalization early this morning of one of the artists,
we must postpone tomorrow night's concert. 
It will be re-scheduled for the fall.

Details will be announced in the "Notes on the Scene" newsletter
and on the GEMS website.

Thank you for your support and understanding.”

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