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Arcangelo and Christine Rice - Aldeburgh Festival 21.6.15

Sunday night meant another trip along the A12, having been up and down it all day with various family outings. Having made it to Snape nice and early I grabbed some dinner and enjoyed the summery weather, eating outside. 606 more words

Baroque Principles: Strong/Weak

The concept of “strong” and “weak” governed all the music-making during the baroque period. Here I discuss this principle and how it applies practically, using musical examples. 10 more words

Concert Review: Vivaldi's Lute - Camerata Tinta Barocca, Uwe Grosser

Reviewed by Andrew Wilding

Camerata Tinta Barocca, St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Wed 18 Feb 2015

The evening opened in a dreamy passacaglia by Biagio Marini, setting an elegant, graceful atmosphere of the finest Italian baroque. 740 more words

Classical Music Review

Happy Birthday, Amadeus!

Happy Birthday, Mozart! Check out this compendium of audio, video, and even a few downloads from WCRB Classical New England….

‘Course, my vote for favorite video is this one, featuring Mozart’s own instruments, that we brought into our… 19 more words

Classical Music

Bach Methodology

Since I left the Midwest and moved back to Philadelphia a couple of years ago, I haven’t made music with any period instrumentalists here.  In early January this year, I debuted my violoncello da spalla, beautifully built by… 597 more words