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Holy Week at the Chapel of the Dukes of Braganza : A Capella Portuguesa, Owen Rees

This recording is a celebration of the vast outpouring of masterpieces which survived the destruction by earthquake of the Lisbon libraries solely due to the dedication of the Vila Viçosa copyists. 685 more words

Listening Diary

Three intense days teaching and performing at Dartmouth College!

Over the course of a busy three days, we taught three Italian classes and one theater class about the history and classic characters of commedia dell’arte, and showed them some of the tricks of the commedia actor’s trade. 273 more words

Characters

Claudio Monteverdi Quotes

Claudio Monteverdi was an Italian composer in the late Renaissance. He was the first composer to develop opera to its full dramatic and musical potential. 65 more words

Composer

Choir of Clare College Celebrates Epiphany (CD Review)

Mater ora fillium: Music for Epiphany

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge; Michael Papadopoulos, organ; Graham Ross, director

Harmonia Mundi CD HUM907653

On the Christian calendar, tomorrow (January 6th) is the Feast of the Epiphany. 498 more words

Writing

Tallis Scholars at St. Mary's (Concert Review)

Tallis Scholars at St. Mary’s: Bass Hit

Sequenza 21

By Christian Carey

NEW YORK – On December 10th, the Tallis Scholars found themselves in a bit of a quandary. 600 more words

Writing

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22 is Durch Jede Stunde by Jännerwein.

This is another neo-folk song that I liked out of the ones that youtube tried to introduce me to. 338 more words

Weldon Gray: A Musical Journey through History

Weldon Gray is a creator.  For over 60 years, he has spent his time creating one thing or another.  From framing houses to sculpting concrete dinosaurs to developing a magic show for children, Weldon is a man who loves the challenge of puzzling through a problem till he finds a creative solution. 463 more words

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