(AU) "Giovanni Antonio Terzi and the Lute Intabulations of late sixteenth-century Italy" (Doctoral Thesis Author: Suzanne E. Court, 2010)
New additions to the Symétrie catalogue:
“French Society of Musicology: scores of Esther and Athalie”
Penultimate tragedy of Racine, Esther was written for the “Demoiselles” of the royal house of Saint-Cyr, founded at the initiative of Madame de Maintenon, wife of Louis XIV. It opened in this institution a short-lived tradition of theater with musical interludes. The music involves a three-part instrumental ensemble (prelude, overture, interlude), a choir of girls from Esther’s retinue, solos and vocal ensembles. This edition displays for the first time the declaimed text, preserved in old spelling, and the entire music drawn up from sources contemporary with the creation of the work.
Full score (foreword in French and English, 12 fac-siimiles)
Bloomington, IN - August 1 - 5, 2011 (Monday - Friday)
“The International Natural Trumpet Making workshop, which has been held each year since 1993, in Bloomington, Indiana, and in various European locations, will be offered again during the week of August 1 - 5, 2011 at the Workshop of Seraphnoff Historical Instruments in Bloomington, Indiana.
For immediate release: 18 July 2011
“Profeti Della Quinta, vocal ensemble from Israel and Switzerland, has won the prestigious biennial York Early Music International Young Artists Competition organised by the National Centre for Early Music, which culminated on Saturday 16 July as part of the 2011 York Early Music Festival.
This month, the EarlyMusicNews.org “International Early Music Events Calendar" makes its appearance in “beta” version. As such, it is in a very trial version and may need tweaking before making its stay a permanent one on the front page. Let us know if you notice any problems or even submitting your comments on this new feature. Leave us a note even if you do not see your event appearing on the calendar.
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(IT) Musica Antica A Magnano (Festival, Symposium, Courses and Concerts) (2011 August 4 - September 10)
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
“ Polyhymnia is a small ensemble of singers and instrumentalists focusing on historically informed performance of sacred music from the courts and cathedrals of the Renaissance world.
(US) Reenvisioning St. John Passion in Carmel Carmel Bach Festival By Scott MacClelland (San Francisco Classical Voice Review)
(FR) Concert: "Musiques pour les comédies de Molière de Marc-Antoine Charpentier" (La Simphonie du Marais et Hugo Reyne) (2011 August 9-10)
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
“New Renaissance Voices was formed in 1987 to perform polyphonic music of the 15th and 16th centuries. For ten years the choir made its regular home at St John the Divine, Richmond in south-west London. In 1998 the choir moved its base into central London and sang regularly for two years in the newly refurbished church of St John’s Waterloo. NRV has performed as part of the Southwark Festival and its concerts now regularly take place in Southwark Cathedral.
(FR) Recently Released: "Per la Vergine Maria" (Rinaldo Alessandrini and Concerto Italiano) (CD - Naïve)
From the recently published A-R Editions Spring “Embellishments” newsletter, a list of recent and forthcoming publications.
(FR) New Publication of the French Society of Musicology: "Catalogue du motet imprimé en France (1647-1789)"
EarlyMusicNews.org Weblinks Revisited
“ArkivMusic specializes in the efficient delivery of the broadest selection of classical music titles in the U.S., direct to the consumer. There are currently over 90,000 CD, DVD, SACD, Blu-ray Disc, and 320-kbps MP3 titles in the ArkivMusic database, shipping from over 20 distribution centers around the country. This distribution network allows ArkivMusic to have more titles in stock every day than any other online retailer, assuring the most expeditious delivery and largest selection of classical music.
(US) CFP -- 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies: Musicology at Kalamazoo (2011 September 15 - deadline)
Call for Papers (CFP)
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
May 10-13, 2012
We invite abstracts for the following sponsored sessions:
|* Regional Musical Practices||* Chant & Liturgy|
|* Performance & Polyphony||* Language & Music|
|* Vernacular Music||* Source Studies|
|* Theory Manuscripts||* Neo-Medievalism|
|* Pedagogy Roundtable|
(US) Dancing, Whistling, and Vivaldi’s Lute: Hightlights from IEMF (By Anna Pranger -- Harmonia Review)
“The Indianapolis Early Music Festival kicked off June 24, but this intrepid blogger was unable to attend that first weekend, so I bring you a summary from the second weekend of the festival.
News from (UK) Dance Books, that their new site is now open. Of particular interest is the “Early Dance Books” section.
(DE) Recently Published: "The Schwerin Lute Book", "Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in C and Partita in D" (Tree Edition)
New items published by TREE EDITION July 2011
The Schwerin Lute Book
(Schwerin Ms Mus 641)
This manuscript contains 86 pieces for Baroque lute and is the main source for the music
of the Paris master Germain Pinel of whom we find many unica in this handwritten lute book.
Other composers include Dufaut, Denis & Ennemond Gaultier, Strobel, Dubut, Gumprecht
and Mercure. The edition comes in two volumes and contains a complete reprodution of
the manuscript as well as a large essay (in German) on this source and full index
and concordances by François-Pierre Goy.
2 volumes / French tablature / Baroque tuning
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