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Meet The Recorder

This is the first in a series of occasional posts about the recorder, its historical and contemporary repertoire, its champions, and its place in music education. 2,488 more words

Classical Music

At the event: Musical time-travel

On Sunday 22nd March I was in Market Bosworth, watching King Richard III’s cortege on its way to his reburial at Leicester Cathedral. It was a wonderful day memorable for many reasons – the skill and dedication of the volunteer army of helpers, the atmosphere,the colourful banners, the half-muffled peal of bells summoning the crowd like medieval pilgrims to the centre of the town, and the sometimes surreal historical costumes – everything from medieval merchants to refugees from nativity plays and Georgian milkmaids. 1,084 more words

exploring baroque borderlands

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Renaissance music

Over the Easter holidays we had to prepare a note about the Renaissance music. In class we researched in small groups about different composers and the period in general and presented our result to the class. 10 more words


Recording Original Music for Mary Stuart

Balancing the world of Elizabeth l with a contemporary sensibility, this production of Mary Stuart will feature an original score, composed by world renowned musicians Gayle and Philip Neuman. 58 more words

Music in Elizabethan Court Politics

My book Music in Elizabethan Court Politics has just been published!

In the book I investigate the political roles of music (particularly secular music-making) within the court of Queen Elizabeth I. 551 more words

Early Music