(FR) "Les cantates de J.-S. Bach : Textes, traductions, commentaires" -- Newly Published from Éditions Fayard (March 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 15, 2010

Long unknown to the general public of music lovers, the cantatas of Bach are today enjoying the excitement that justifies this incomparable treasure. Recording compendiums are increasing, as well as concert series have gained increasing popularity. The spiritual content of church cantatas, along with a complex German language and the multiple connotations of booklets have hampered access to an audience filled with the Passions and oratorios. As for the secular cantatas, they still remain separate from programs.

(FR) XII Festival Bach en Combrailles (August 8-14, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 12, 2010

Bach en Combrailles’ past 12 years, tells the true glory of Bach but we need more time to talk about his son. Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, who passes, by all accounts of contemporaries, to have been the most gifted, born there exactly 300 years. We pay tribute to him in several of our programs. 


(IT) XII International Early Music Course (Accademia del Ricercare) (July 26-August 2, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 12, 2010

XII International Early Music Course
Accademia del Ricercare
July 26-August 2, 201

  • - Concerts
  • - Conference and exhibition of printed music and books by Musedita, publishing house directed by Alessandro Bares
  • - Conference and exhibition of recorders by recorder maker Luca De Paolis
  • - The European association of recorder teachers  -- information about the aims and activities of the association

(UK) My Lady's Chamber - Summer Concerts 2010

Contributed by cattootler on Jun 12, 2010

Concerts In London Summer 2010

The following is the summer concert listing:

(IT) L'Humor Bizzarro. Intarsi di musica e danza antica (August 1-8, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 11, 2010

L'Humor Bizzarro
Intarsi di musica e danza antica

9th early music and dance summer workshop
Artistic direction: Claudia Celi and Andrea Toschi
Roma (Italy) - August 1st to 8th, 2010

This year's edition of "L'Humor Bizzarro. Intarsi di musica e danza
antica" returns to the Eternal City, hosted by the historic Scuola
Popolare di Musica di Testaccio. Featured courses and workshops

(US) Recorder Names Timeline

Contributed by Admin on Jun 11, 2010

Discover the various names of the word “Recorder” over the ages! This list has been generously compiled by Charles Fischer at Unicorn Music.

(EU) Antonio Vivaldi (The Vivaldi Link site)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 10, 2010

That Antonio Vivaldi’s name is know the world over can be attributed almost entirely to a single piece of music, The Four Seasons, first published in 1725 and still enjoying tremendous success today. Who would have thought that tucked away in the composers private library were hundreds of other pieces from his hand ranging from operas and sacred music to hundreds of concertos for one, two, three or more instruments. Most of it had not been published in his lifetime and was consequently forgotten after his death. Incredibly, this vast collection of music reappeared nearly intact in 1930 when it was purchased by the Biblioteca Nazionale in Turin, Italy,  but it is only in recent years  that this music has begun to be recorded and included in public concerts.

(IT) The courts in Europe. Musical Iconography and Princely Power (May 23-25. 2010) -- Call for Papers (June 30, 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 10, 2010

The courts in Europe. Musical iconography and princely power
Le corti in Europa. Iconografia musicale e potere principesco

Call for papers

The Istituto per i Beni Musicali in Piemonte, in collaboration with the Regione Piemonte and under the patronage of the Società Italiana di Musicologia is pleased to invite scholars from different countries and from various disciplines to participate in the                   
International Musicological Society
Study Group on Musical Iconography

International Conference
Torino (Italy), Archivio di Stato, May 23-25, 2011

(US) Performance Practice Review (PPR) Volume 14 (2009) -- Available On-Line

Contributed by Admin on Jun 10, 2010

New issue of Perf. Practice Review is available online.

Volume 14 (2009) includes:
  • - JOHN BASS: "Improvisation in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Lessons from Rhetoric and Jazz"
  • -  ROLAND JACKSON: "Realizing the Continuo in Monteverdi's Lamento della ninfa and its Implications for Early Seventeenth-Century Italian Continuo Practice"

  • -  NOEL O'REGAN: "What can the organ partitura to Tomás Luis deVictoria’s Missae, Magnificat, motecta, psalmi et alia quam plurimaof 1600 tell us about performance practice?"

  • -  STEWART POLLENS: "Some Misconceptions about the Baroque Violin"

  • -  ROLAND JACKSON reviewing Timothy Watkins, Performance Practice:Issues and Approaches


Contributed by cattootler on Jun 09, 2010

My Lady’s Chamber July Concert Cancelled

Owing to circumstances beyond our control, My Lady’s Chamber regrets having to pull out of our 1st July concert at 7.30pm at The Red Hedgehog, Highgate, UK, which was previously advertised here.  My Lady’s Chamber apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Visit website for more information: My Lady’s Chamber


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