(US) Harmonia Early Music Interview: A Spotlight On William Christie By Laura Osterlund Posted April 29, 2012
Chansons from the French Renaissance
“The 16th-century Parisian chanson is a genre of secular song that departs from past fixed forms. Evocative imagery, rich emotion, and vivid scenes are commonly found within chanson texts, and the music itself often highlights nuances of the French language. Among others, compositions by Sandrin, Claudin de Sermisy and Clement Janequin are emblematic of the style. Each demonstrates different descriptive and lyrical characteristics. …
Location: The Fairmont Chicago, 200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago IL, US
"A Musical Feast" Gala Benefit and Raffle offers a dazzling menu of unique items
“Did you know . . .
that Music of the Baroque's season continues after our concerts end? On June 1, we're hosting "A Musical Feast" at the Fairmont Chicago, an elegant black-tie affair that provides significant support for our programming and educational outreach activities. …
New Titles Recently Released at LIM
- "I Gesuiti e le Tarantole", Daniela Rota
- "Strumenti musicali e oggetti sonori nell´Italia meridionale e in Sicilia (VI-III sec. a.C), Funzioni rituali e contesti", Angela Bellia
- "Motetti in cantilena a quattro voci / con alcune canzoni per sonare ogni sorte di stromenti, con il basso per l´organo. 1613", Stefano Bernardi, a cura di Marco Materassi / Trascrizioni di Flavio Cinquetti
- "La festa teatrale nel Settecento / Dalla corte di Vienna alle corti d´Italia", a cura di Annarita Colturato e Andrea Merlotti
(BE) Musica Impulse Centre for Music: International Young Artist's Presentation (IYAP) SELECTED PROMISING ENSEMBLES 2012
IYAP SELECTED PROMISING ENSEMBLES 2012
“The International Young Artist's Presentation (IYAP) is an ideal platform for young, talented ensembles. IYAP focuses on young vocal and instrumental ensembles playing historical instruments. The coaching sessions - led by the American soprano Jill Feldman! - are an essential part of IYAP. After the coaching, the ensembles will perform at historical locations in Antwerp during the festival Laus Polyphoniae. During these concerts a lot of Belgian and international organizers will be present. They will give the ensembles tips for their future career. Afterwards, the selected ensembles will be promoted by the IYAP-organizers. And they will be honoured with the title "IYAP Selected Promising Ensemble 2012".“
(Continue reading to learn of the awarded ensembles.)
Location: Sint-Truiden BE
“From 21st until 23rd September 2012 Sint-Truiden will be the venue for the first edition of Canto Aperto, a (re)new(ing) festival of Gregorian chant. In 2012 the focus will be on the regional variations in different traditions and on the diversity of the repertoire from the area between Meuse and Rhine in the 12th and 13th century. …
(From the latest Jean Cassignol newsletter 15 may 2012)
The complete 24 Caprices op. 1
Arranged for treble (alto) recorder or transverse flute by Jean Cassignol
Jean-Claude Soldano (France) publisher
First French complete edition for transverse flute since Jules Herman's (Choudens Pub, 1902) and Patrick Gallois' (Alphonse Leduc Pub, 1994)
First complete edition for treble (alto) recorder
(IT) Fondazione Giorgi Cini Conference: "Seminari di Musica Antica Egida Sartori e Laura Alvini Child soloists in Paris (1680-1720). Charpentier, Nivers, Clérambault, Campra" (23-29 may 2012)
Location: Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, IT
“This year’s early music seminar will explore a repertory that is as unusual as it is neglected: music for child soloists in Paris in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The repertoire fl ourished above all in choirs and ensembles in the various churches and convents in the city (especially the Sainte Chapelle and the monastery of Port Royal) as well as in Jesuit and other religious schools in general. Music was composed to be performed by child soloists in other places too, however: opera houses, theatres, lay musical schools frequented by the children of the lower nobility and the drawing rooms of the courts of Paris and Versailles. …
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