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John Dunstable - Sancta Maria, non est tibi similis

This is day four of the A-toZ Challenge in which I attempt to blog every day (excepting Sundays) during the month of April.  During this month, I am curating a collection of  “classical” music pieces, which are lesser known or by lesser known composers. 238 more words

Medieval Music

Harpsichord Recital Rep.

Hey all, just posted my Senior Harpsichord Recital repertoire up online, made a lot of videos during the performance and the week after the recital. Hope you like! 24 more words


Compendium of Renaissance Musical Instruments: Woodwinds (Air Reeds)

Woodwinds (Air reeds): Recorder, Pipe, Chamois Horn, Transverse Flute [+ Violin, Viola da gamba, Mute Cornett, Trombone, Sordun, Lira da braccio, Kortholt, Positive Organ] 406 more words

Renaissance Music

The Consolations of Classical Music

The title of this post is shamelessly stolen from that of Alain de Botton’s lovely book The Consolations of Philosophy. I just finished it and enjoyed it immensely, and the title fits perfectly with what I want to write about, so cheers for the title, Mr de Botton. 921 more words

Musical musings part 2.

After last week’s musical musings, I had great fun on Thursday discussing the terminology of sixteenth century music with my music supervisor. I freely admit to butterflies before the meeting, but in a change of insect metaphor, I came out buzzing. 269 more words

Celtic Avalon

Heather Dale has been a Celtic songwriter and touring musician for 15 years.  She launched her first crowd-sourcing fundraiser campaign this month on Indiegogo.  It goes until Friday March 21st. 301 more words

Renaissance Music