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Warsaw-based musicologist Szymon Paczkowski is uniquely qualified to undertake the first comprehensive study of this subject. The author first describes the characteristic rhythmic and structural features of the dance and the affects associated with it, and traces how it came to be introduced into G …
The Ebor Singers’ new CD, “Music for Troubled Times,” seeks to capture the essence of those difficult 12 weeks in vocal music by William Lawes, John Hutchinson, Thomas Tomkins, William Child, John Wilson, George Jeffreys, and Matthew Locke.
“You have to be careful not to undermine the orchestra. But also in a very short space of time, you want them to sound good.” Bicket shared what’s in his “little box of tricks” to help musicians in modern orchestras sound period perfect.
“Ideally, we would like to be able to digitalize the museum’s entire collection of historical musical instruments and place the 3D images online. Our examination standard defines the best way to go about this task,” explained Fraunhofer’s Theobald Fuchs, who leads the project.
Shirley A. Mathews, a noted harpsichordist and former Peabody Conservatory of Music teacher who served as artistic director of Pro Musica Rara for 17 years, died Sept. 30 of complications from Parkinson’s disease at her home in Freeport, Maine.
While Elisa Citterio’s onstage presence exudes confidence, in person her manner is careful and cautious. Partly, this is due to her command of the English language — which she speaks better than she thinks she does — but also by a sense that she’s finding her way in a new city, in a new country.
My experience at TBSI gave me insight as to just how totally fun ensemble playing can be when you are working with musicians who share your passion and love for the music. I came away from the institute feeling inspired and encouraged to move forward with my efforts to continue my education and trai …
“Play the music the way it goes.” Sounds simplistic, but it implies that the student has studied the performance traditions and practices of the music; mastered the techniques; and then allows all that to stay in the background and plays from the heart.
“Lucrezia Borgia’s Daughter’ is an album as beautifully performed as it is researched, and one can only hope that more “anonymous” works get such attention.
The album marks the first time nine of Fiorè’s cello works have been recorded: three sonatas, two sinfonias, and four trattenimenti (“entertainments” or “divertimenti”). Frey’s recording also explores another important genre in early music represented in the Como collection: opera arias with cello o …