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Lute music -- Francesco Canova da Milano, played by Nigel North

Francesco Canova da Milano (1497-1543)

Lutenist and composer. Part 2 in a comment.



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Exploring Music and Reform at MedRen 2017

Greetings from London, where I’m wrapping up a year of archival research for my dissertation! In early July, I presented some of this work at MedRen, the annual musicological conference dedicated to Medieval and Renaissance music, which this year was held in Prague. 252 more words

SMR Blog

Proposed Criteria: Middle Kingdom A&S Division I

As many of you know, the Middle Kingdom is currently working on updating the criteria for A&S competitions. I’m the team lead for Division I, which includes the performing and literary arts. 134 more words

Medieval Music

Motets, Inscriptions and the Praise of Music in Robert Dow’s Tudor Partbooks

In 1580s Oxford debates concerning the relative merits or vices of music were intensifying. Ex-Oxford student Stephen Gosson had attacked music in his School of Abuse… 943 more words

Sixteenth Century

Busby's Beneficia Lucis Hits Garden St

Tonight’s Night Song on Garden St featured Beneficia Lucis, an ensemble of men, directed by James Busby. Night Song is a recurring event held at the First Church in Cambridge, meant to be a non-denominational invitation to join in listening and reflecting. 210 more words

Classical Music

Diego Ortiz, Recercadas del Tratado de Glosas (1533), Jordi Savall

Diego Ortiz, Recercadas del Tratado de Glosas (1533)

1:Tres Recercadas sobre tenores 0:00~
2:Cuatro Recercadas sobre el madrigal ‘O felici Occhi miei’ de J. ARCADELT… 46 more words

Renaissance Music

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

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