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Exploring Liveness in Early Music

Exploring Liveness in Early Music

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Saskia Maxwell Keller
What does it mean for something to sound or feel “live” even when it technically isn’t?
Masses Of Monteverdi Madrigals

Masses Of Monteverdi Madrigals

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Karen Cook
To take on the task of recording this monumental body of work is equally monumental, and thus few ensembles have done it.
IndyBaroque Music Improvises To Meet The Pandemic Times

IndyBaroque Music Improvises To Meet The Pandemic Times

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Kyle MacMillan
The umbrella organization for the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra and IndyBaroque Chamber Players has embraced outdoor concerts when weather permitted, limited audiences, and online streaming.

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EMA CD & BOOK REVIEWS

CD Review: Sacred Music From Colonial America

CD Review: Sacred Music From Colonial America

Musicologist Christopher Dylan Herbert researched more than 120 manuscripts at libraries, archives, and private collections across the United States and United Kingdom to find this music.
Book Review: Celebrating The Women Who Made Music In Ferrara

Book Review: Celebrating The Women Who Made Music In Ferrara

'Women and Music in Sixteenth-Century Ferrara' brings together Laurie Stras’s decades-long research on patronage, celebrations, and performance in Ferrara, the seat of the Este dukes until Alfonso II’s death in 1597.
CD Review: Shakespearean Feast A Labor Of Baltimorean Love

CD Review: Shakespearean Feast A Labor Of Baltimorean Love

This disc is just about everything one might expect from the Baltimore Consort. It’s fun, it’s varied, it’s well planned and even better executed.
CD Review: Soprano Makes Splendid Recording Debut With Vivaldi

CD Review: Soprano Makes Splendid Recording Debut With Vivaldi

The warmth and scale of Myriam Leblanc's voice conjure up a cozy room with a few close friends rather than an opulent chamber soiree.

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EARLY MUSIC NEWS FROM OTHER SOURCES

While most live performances in the States have been canceled due to COVID-19, the Iranian-born, American-raised Esfahani, who currently lives in Prague, recently filmed the masterwork for a Cal Performances concert
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San Francisco Classical Voice
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February 22, 2021
An executive with the respected label Harmonia Mundi, she shaped classical music careers and public tastes in turning out incomparable recordings from a French farmhouse.
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The New York Times
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February 4, 2021
800-year-old building becomes temporary vaccination centre for priority patients invited by GPs
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The Guardian
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January 16, 2021
In the 17th century, Nathaniel Giles had the right to conscript young singers into the British royal children’s choir. He and a business partner went a step further.
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JSTOR Daily
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December 17, 2020
Jane Savage’s carol from 1785 was unearthed during research into charity hospital music and will be performed at Ely Cathedral
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The Guardian
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December 15, 2020

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COMMUNITY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

February 25, 2021, 1:15 PM EST “Arianna/Jeremiah: Voices in Lamentation” The New Consort is excited to present a program built around two of early music’s most beautiful and influential large-scale ...
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Concert & Conversations Ep. 27 | Baroque & Folk: English & Irish Traditional Music Broadcast premiere: RESCHEDULED to Thursday, February 25 at 5 pm on YouTube World-renowned oboist and recorder ...
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(Boston February 22, 2021) The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate the extraordinary creative abilities of one of the most prolific composers of the 18th century with The Magic of ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Kate Warner, Managing Director 678.390.0657, admin@atlantabaroque.org ATLANTA BAROQUE ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: CONVERSATIONS AMONGST FRIENDS: CONCERTI GROSSI FROM ITALY AND BEYOND The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra excitedly invites you ...
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Texas Early Music Project presents "Night Music," hosted by Gitanjali Mathur & Daniel Johnson, with guests Viktoria and Yakov Nizhnik from Karelia (Russia) and Valentina Črnjak and Marko Ščrbak (Croatia)! ...
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