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(US) Harmonia Mundi Store Sale: Mozart operas -- René Jacobs, conductor (Sale ends 14 Nov 2012)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 07, 2012

(From a recent Harmonia Mundi newsletter)

“ René Jacobs has established himself as a superb conductor of Mozart's operas, his award-winning recordings on Harmonia Mundi are 30% OFF now through November 14.”

Some titles included in the sale: …


(BE) Augustinus Muziekcentrum (AMUZ) November Concerts -- Reminder

Contributed by Admin on Nov 06, 2012

Location: AMUZ, Antwerp BE

Just a reminder of the AMUZ concert line-ups for the month of November 2012:

  • 11/11 Lieve Blancquaert & Victoria Consort
    For the third time already AMUZ and the Antwerp Peace Centre present a peace concert on Armistice Day. Through music, word and image this event dwells on the horrors of war: a resounding plea for tolerance, solidarity and peace …

(US) CFP: AMS New England Chapter, Tufts University (CFP Deadline 26 Nov 2013)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 06, 2012
The Winter 2013 meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society will be held on Saturday, 2 February 2013 at Tufts University in Medford, MA.

“The Program Committee invites abstracts of up to 300 words for papers and roundtable sessions. Submissions in the area of digital musicology are of particular interest, but proposals on all musicological topics are welcome. …
    

(DE) Festival Alte Musik Knechtsteden 2012 Photo Slideshows

Contributed by Admin on Nov 06, 2012
For those of us who were not fortunate enough to attend the“Festival Alte Music Knechsteden 2012” concert programme (21-29 Sep 2012), you may now visit the festival website to view the many images of the concerts.
    

(NL) La Pellegrina: "Baroque Music for the Utrecht Peace Treaty (1713)" (8-18 Aug 2013)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 06, 2012
Location: Monastery of Bechyně, 100 km south from Prague CZ

“The La Pellegrina projects are open to experienced instrumentalists, singers and dancers. Whether you are an amateur or a professional, with La Pellegrina a professional attitude is an absolute necessity. … Do you fancy (again) a great music holiday in the summer? Ten days of music making in beautiful places in the Czech Republic? Handel's Utrecht Te Deum and Rameau’s Deus noster refugium? Registration starts on December 1st. ...
    

(CA) Grigorian.com: "Sales on Naive ... New Releases!"

Contributed by Admin on Nov 04, 2012

(From a recent Grigorian.com newsletter)

“… Natural, just born, innate, Simple, innocent, sincere. So why this name “naïve”? Many thought you had to be a little naïve to launch a record label just when digital music and hi-tech began their ascent. As you can see, diehard music lovers still believe in beautiful packages, the smell of freshly-printed paper, booklets you spend hours admiring, the beauty a human voice and a few strums on a guitar. The Naive label is the Gramophone Label of the Year, and Grigorian offers the entire Label at a tremendous sale price. In most cases, over 30% off . See what Gramophone has recognized and sample some of this excellent label! Click here to see all of the Naive catalogue! …


(IT) Andrea Chezzi New CD Release: "L'Orfeo Britannico, La musica di Haendel nelle trascrizioni per tastiera del Settecento"

Contributed by Admin on Nov 03, 2012

Newly released on the Fugatto label, Andrea Chezzi performs Handel on a period Italian organ (Benedetti, 1765). 

Andrea Chezzi, born in Colorno (PR) in 1975, graduated in organ and composition from the Conservatory A. Boito in Parma, and then studied harpsichord in Amsterdam under the guidance of Bob van Asperen. He followed courses in performance practice of early music with L. F. Tagliavini, W. van de Pol, Ch. Stembridge, G. Murray, A. Marcon, Ch. Rousset at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena. …


(UK) Cambridge University Press: Medieval and Old English Literature from Cambridge

Contributed by Admin on Nov 03, 2012

(From a recent Cambridge University Press newslettter)

“From Medieval Shakespeare and Anglo-Saxon Literature, to Milton and Art Rhetoric, Cambridge publishes a wide range of titles in the area Medieval and Old English Literature.

View more information about our highlight titles and forthcoming books …  You may be interested in our 20% discount offer on selected titles from this range - just click here to browse books in the sale, but be sure to order before midnight on 17th November 2012 when the offer ends…”

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