Baroque music

Baroque violin: How to get the most out of a bow stroke - The Strad

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 07:35

The Strad

Baroque violin: How to get the most out of a bow stroke
The Strad
This is partly because of the nature of Baroque music: when playing post 1800s compositions on the modern violin, sostenuto is inbuilt; it's a basic element of technique. But the language of earlier music is more articulated and this generally applied ...

Classical, rock and country musicians to perform at Beaver Island festivals - Petoskey News-Review

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 07:04

Petoskey News-Review

Classical, rock and country musicians to perform at Beaver Island festivals
Petoskey News-Review
The Beaver Island Music Festival, taking place from July 19-21 at Beaver Island Hideaway Campground, will showcase bands and performers from Michigan and other states. Baroque on Beaver, which runs from July 27-Aug. 4 at multiple venues on the ...

Oneohtrix Point Never's 'Age Of' Is As Unbound As Its Title - PopMatters

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 05:01

PopMatters

Oneohtrix Point Never's 'Age Of' Is As Unbound As Its Title
PopMatters
Each composition finds far-reaching musical links in antilogies to develop a confounding, yet whole identity. Even as an unfettered abstraction of ages and aesthetics, jumping from Baroque music, '80s pop, industrial music, and so much more, Age Of is ...

Baroque trio Arcadia explore 'the devil's music' - Daily Telegraph

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 03:30

Daily Telegraph

Baroque trio Arcadia explore 'the devil's music'
Daily Telegraph
The result is an aural feast for fans of small-scale Baroque music. Italian virtuoso Monti is in demand by various early music ensembles throughout the world and his skill as an improviser is apparent throughout this entertaining program which features ...

One performance features two of the 200 sacred pieces composed by Bach, with a Goldberg sonata thrown in. - Monterey County Weekly

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:03

Monterey County Weekly

One performance features two of the 200 sacred pieces composed by Bach, with a Goldberg sonata thrown in.
Monterey County Weekly
There aren't a lot of talented singers specializing in baroque music running around. The Carmel Bach Festival pulls together a choir of professional quality, drawing on experts from far-flung places. The soloists at this performance – Mhairi Lawson ...

Classical, bluegrass and folk music unite for one of the Bach Fest's most versatile programs of 2018. - Monterey County Weekly

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:03

Monterey County Weekly

Classical, bluegrass and folk music unite for one of the Bach Fest's most versatile programs of 2018.
Monterey County Weekly
In 2016, Huizinga and his pal William Coulter, a Celtic guitarist extraordinaire based in Santa Cruz County, birthed the unique string duo Fire & Grace, a melding of classical baroque with traditional Irish dance music. Last year, the outfit performed ...

Carmel Bach Festival kicks off this weekend - Monterey County Herald

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:35

Carmel Bach Festival kicks off this weekend
Monterey County Herald
The sessions are free, as the master class director Gordon and his colleagues coach four emerging vocal artists in all aspects of performing Baroque vocal music, including vocal technique, musical style, foreign language skills and artistic communication.

Review: Academy of St Olave's 40th Anniversary Gala Concert, St Olave's Church, York, June 23 - The Press, York

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:58

The Press, York

Review: Academy of St Olave's 40th Anniversary Gala Concert, St Olave's Church, York, June 23
The Press, York
ORIGINALLY set up by Charles Macdonald, organist of St Olave's, and Robin Gilbert, a local headmaster, their first concert of baroque music in 1978 raised funds to restore the church's organ. In the intervening years, the Academy of St Olave's has ...

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Santa Cruz Mountain medieval-inspired home to open for public organ concert - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:38

Santa Cruz Mountain medieval-inspired home to open for public organ concert
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Linda Burman-Hall, artistic director of the Baroque Festival and professor emeritus of music at UC Santa Cruz, said that it also marks a moment in organ history. According to legend, mobs rose in the streets of Paris and descended on churches and other ...

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Classical, rock, country music fests coming to Beaver Island - Petoskey News-Review

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 16:18

Petoskey News-Review

Classical, rock, country music fests coming to Beaver Island
Petoskey News-Review
The Beaver Island Music Festival, taking place from July 19-21 at Beaver Island Hideaway Campground, will showcase bands and performers from Michigan and other states. Baroque on Beaver, which runs from July 27-Aug. 4 at multiple venues on the ...

Wigging out: “A Multitude of Sins” is staged at the Norwich Arts Center - theday.com

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:48

Wigging out: “A Multitude of Sins” is staged at the Norwich Arts Center
theday.com
Anna Maria Trusky's new play is called “A Multitude of Sins,” and the set-up is this: it's 1667, and Louis XIV loves flowing fake hair, which has in turn inspired a wig craze. The problem for wigmaker Maximilian and assistant Theo: competition for ...

Wigging out: “A Multitude of Sins” is staged at the Norwich Arts Center - theday.com

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:48

Wigging out: “A Multitude of Sins” is staged at the Norwich Arts Center
theday.com
Anna Maria Trusky's new play is called “A Multitude of Sins,” and the set-up is this: it's 1667, and Louis XIV loves flowing fake hair, which has in turn inspired a wig craze. The problem for wigmaker Maximilian and assistant Theo: competition for ...

Evening of choral music - Times of Malta

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 02:02

Times of Malta

Evening of choral music
Times of Malta
... of Enlightenment Experience, European Union Baroque Orchestra, Royal Academy of Music Baroque Soloists, Clare Baroque, and undergraduates from across Cambridge University, culminating in a recording for Harmonia Mundi released earlier in 2017.

Whidbey Island Music Festival announces schedule - South Whidbey Record

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 23:25

Whidbey Island Music Festival announces schedule
South Whidbey Record
The Whidbey Island Music Festival is announcing its thirteenth summer season of chamber music concerts. This season will include a wide-ranging series of six performances of four different programs, all on period instruments. The Whidbey Island Music ...

Gateway Chamber Orchestra announces 2018-19 season - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:01

Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Gateway Chamber Orchestra announces 2018-19 season
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
“The 2018-2019 season is a celebration of our first 10 years,” said Gateway Chamber Orchestra Music Director Gregory Wolynec. “Each program will take a ... United Methodist Church. Join the GCO for Baroque classics and the annual holiday sing-along.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava - The Slovak Spectator

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:50

The Slovak Spectator

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava
The Slovak Spectator
With his ambition of winning back popularity for a musical instrument which had its Golden Age in the Baroque era (until superseded by the fortepiano), he arrives with an exceptional project, where two apparently unconnected musical worlds meet ...

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Music to get the young ones (ba)roquing - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:00

New Zealand Herald

Music to get the young ones (ba)roquing
New Zealand Herald
NZ Barok is the country's only orchestra specialising in music made popular by composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, Handel and Purcell during the Baroque era (roughly 1600-1750). Its core audience are lovers of early modern music who like to hear Baroque ...

Past, present and future of classical music meet at Valley of the Moon Fest in Sonoma - The Mercury News

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:00

The Mercury News

Past, present and future of classical music meet at Valley of the Moon Fest in Sonoma
The Mercury News
There was a time when early and contemporary music occupied distinctly separate spheres, but recent seasons in the Bay Area have seen a sea change in music organizations' approach to eras and styles. These days, it's not unusual to hear Baroque ...

Asheville Baroque Concerts celebrates Bastille Day July 14-15 - Mountain Xpress (blog)

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:01

Mountain Xpress (blog)

Asheville Baroque Concerts celebrates Bastille Day July 14-15
Mountain Xpress (blog)
Bask in the rich sonority of 18th-century violins and violas da gamba with harpsichord while contemplating a few of the enigmas of musical life in France before and after the revolution: Why are there so few original French harpsichords in existence today?

Smart Bets: French Baroque Celebration - Mountain Xpress

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:00

Mountain Xpress

Smart Bets: French Baroque Celebration
Mountain Xpress
With Pan Harmonia on hiatus until the start of its 19th season on Sept. 9, its sister organization is ready to fill the local chamber music void. On Saturday, July 14, at 7:30 p.m., Asheville Baroque Concerts brings its Bastille Day: A French Baroque ...

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