(US) Detroit Free Press: "DSO launching archive of webcasts for on-demand viewing" by Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press (13 Aug 2015)
In what is expected to grow in trend, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has put to public view all of its recent video archives of its performances. The DSO has recently been more than active on the electronic scene and is hoping to boost its brand on a larger scale through its free video archives. ...
Not sure what dance steps were undertaken during the brawl, but they were at best most lively. (Marc Paré, EarlyMusicNews.org Editor)
"... He promptly kicked one of the dancers in the shin, sending him flying over a table and crashing into a flower pot. A hanging basket then fell on his head. ... More blind footballers then joined the melee, kicking out at the bells and then being surprised when they were punched by furious morris men. ...
(From a recent Talfelmusic newsletter post)
Joining the 21st century, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir launches an app to keep track of their offerings. No doubt a trend that will continue with other early music groups. ...
Publication planned for: September 2015
Few now remember that the guitar was popular in England during the age of Queen Elizabeth and Shakespeare, and yet it was played everywhere from the royal court to the common tavern. This groundbreaking book, the first entirely devoted to the renaissance guitar in England, deploys new literary and archival material, together with depictions in contemporary art, to explore the social and musical world of the four-course guitar among courtiers, government servants and gentlemen. Christopher Page reconstructs the trade in imported guitars coming to the wharves of London, and pieces together the ...
(From a recent British Library post)
"As we are sure you are all aware, today (July 31st) is Uncommon Musical Instrument Appreciation Day, the day on which we are urged to take time to think about the rare and unusual instruments that have gone obsolete, or are otherwise beyond our ken. ...
(US) The New York Times Article: "Music Artists Take On the Business, Calling for Change" By Ben Sisario, 31 Jul 2015
State of affairs of online streaming. Although not specifically speaking of early music artists, this article does discuss some points that may be of interest to those who are keeping tabs on the ongoing tug of war between online streaming giants and musicians regarding compensation. -- Marc Paré, Editor, EarlyMusicNews.org
"Musicians are known for speaking out on issues like human rights, politics and the environment. They are less known for speaking out about how the music business itself should operate. ...
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Location: KU Leuven, Campus Carolus, Korte Nieuwstraat 33, Antwerp, Belgium
"Organised by the KU Leuven (Department of Musicology), Alamire Foundation (Leuven), AMUZ (Flanders Festival, Antwerp), in collaboration with Conference and Events Office KU Leuven.
THEME AND FOCUS
In August 2015 the Alamire Foundation, International Centre for the Study of Music in the Low Countries, and the KU Leuven Musicology Dept., will organize an ambitious conference centred on the music scribe Petrus Alamire and his manuscripts. The event will coincide with ...
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