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What The Musical Sounds of Medieval French Cities: Players, Patrons, and Politics shows is the exquisite diversity of how public “fanfare” was sponsored by individual cities and coordinated by civic ordinances with more private musical practices.
The album should put to rest the notion that Vivaldi wrote one concerto five-hundred times: Guy Fishman finds all that is individual about each of these works.
Houle built the early-music program at Stanford University and guided several generations of performers and scholars. He believed it was necessary to understand the rhythms of Renaissance and Baroque dances in order to play them well.
It is safe to say that very few, if any other, of today’s top harpsichordists can match the whirlwind, all-encompassing nature of his career, which includes performances on nearly 50 audio recordings and DVDs.
Norma Gentile is a professional recording artist and singer. Her concerts, workshops and recordings reflect her passion in bringing music from the inaudible realms into the physical world for healing purposes. How did you come to the field of early music? I fell in love with early music in college. …
All of the composers on the album spent significant time in Rome, although several works were composed elsewhere. In fact, all but Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina were also affiliated with the Collegio Germanico, a Jesuit school.
While very fast tempi have become fashionable in recent years for some Baroque performers, Jory Vinikour isn’t part of that crowd. His pacing doesn’t lack energy or point, but above all he lets the music breathe.
HOUSTON — Ars Lyrica Houston, Bach Society Houston, Houston Early Music, Mercury, and the Piping Rock Singers are taking part in this year’s festival, which runs Feb. 11-19 in local churches and concert halls.
Among Lindeman’s notable achievements was the restoration of the ‘Gould’ Stradivari for the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1975. The work, suggested by Belgian violinist Sigiswald Kuijken, involved the addition of a historically accurate fingerboard and tailpiece, a shorter neck and bass-bar …
Citterio was the unanimous choice of the orchestra and the search committee and immediately becomes music director designate, assuming her role as music director in July 2017. She will take up full time residence in Toronto with her family this summer and open the 2017/18 season with a celebratory p …