New Atelier Philidor Blog and Early Music News Feed

Dear Atelier Philidor Followers, As of today, Atelier Philidor will publish its Early Music news and continue its blog directly on its website, here. You can also follow Atelier Philidor on Twitter, @atelierphilidor. A partir d'aujourd'hui, retrouvez toute l'actualité de l'Atelier Philidor et les nouvelles du monde de la musique ancienne, directement sur le site … Continue reading New Atelier Philidor Blog and Early Music News Feed

New Release! Ayrs for the Violin by Nicola Matteis (1676)

On attribue à Nicola Matteis le changement de goût des Anglais, du style français au style italien, plus récent. Sa réputation s'accroît tout au long de sa vie et il y a un réel engouement pour ses prestations publiques : en concert, les auditeurs croyaient fréquemment entendre plusieurs violons. Sa popularité est renforcée par la publication … Continue reading New Release! Ayrs for the Violin by Nicola Matteis (1676)

Viola da Gamba Society of America : The 2021 Conclave Silent Auction is open!

Visit the auction website to view the fabulous items and place your bids up until the evening of July 27th. Like last year, the 2021 Conclave Auction is a silent auction with no live bidding.Please email auction@vdgsa.org with any questions about bidding or the auction this year.You can also look forward to a livestream celebration of the auction close on Tuesday, July … Continue reading Viola da Gamba Society of America : The 2021 Conclave Silent Auction is open!

Great Opportunity to Become Part of an Awesome Ensemble : Vox Luminis

Read this important message from Vox Luminis : Vox Luminis is holding auditions for singers on 19, 20 and 21 October 2021 in Malonne, Belgium. The auditions are open to singers of all voice types living in Europe with previous experience in ensemble singing. If you would like to apply, please send a CV (in pdf … Continue reading Great Opportunity to Become Part of an Awesome Ensemble : Vox Luminis

New Publication : Trio Sonata “La Felicité” by Louis Nicolas Clérambault (c1700)

Sonate en sol majeur [C52], La Félicité, pour 2 dessus & continuo par Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749) Clérambault est le plus connu d’une grande famille de musiciens français où l’on se transmettait le métier de père en fils, attachée au roi depuis Louis XI. Avec son père Dominique Clérambault, il apprend très jeune le violon et … Continue reading New Publication : Trio Sonata “La Felicité” by Louis Nicolas Clérambault (c1700)

RIP : Jeanne Lamon (1949-2021)

Tafelmusik Mourns the Loss of Jeanne Lamon, Music Director Emerita. Toronto, June 20, 2021 … With profound sadness, Tafelmusik joins the music world in mourning the loss of its Music Director Emerita Jeanne Lamon, C.M. O.Ont., who passed away in Victoria, British Columbia, on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at age 71. Lamon’s inspired leadership, passionate … Continue reading RIP : Jeanne Lamon (1949-2021)

New Release! The sublime French music by Pierre Guédron, Airs mis en tablature de luth par Gabriel Bataille (1609)

La carrière de Pierre Guédron (c1565-c1620), compositeur, chantre et luthiste français, chanteur est rapide et continue : commençant comme simple chantre, il la termine moins de trente ans après comme surintendant de la musique de Chambre du roi (l'emploi le plus élevé possible, avec celui de sous-maître de la Chapelle du roi), tout en publiant … Continue reading New Release! The sublime French music by Pierre Guédron, Airs mis en tablature de luth par Gabriel Bataille (1609)

New Early Music Publication – Die kleine Kammermusik by GP Telemann

La petite musique de chambre | Die Kleine Cammer-Music par Georg Philipp Telemann (1716 & 1728). In the book's preface, Telemann specifies that the collection has a light and cantabile style primarily thought for beginners, even though virtuosos could perform them adding the appropriate ornamentations. The composer is even more explicit in the introduction. Here … Continue reading New Early Music Publication – Die kleine Kammermusik by GP Telemann

New Title : Lessons for two bass viols, lyra-way, by Thomas Ford (1607)

Thomas Ford (ca. 1580 - 1648) was an English composer, lutenist, and viola da gamba player. His most important collection is probably the Musicke of Sundrie Kindes (London, 1607), which is in two parts. The first book included lute ayres, described as "Aries for 4 voices to the Lute, Orphorion, or Basse-viol, with a Dialogue … Continue reading New Title : Lessons for two bass viols, lyra-way, by Thomas Ford (1607)

New Early Music Facsimile ! Les Airs de Monsieur Lambert (1666)

Michel Lambert (1610-1696) was a French singing master, theorbist and composer. He was the most prolific composer of airs in the second half of the 17th century. In 1661, he succeeded Jean de Cambefort as "Maître de musique de la chambre du roi" and kept this position until his death. Michel Lambert (1610-1696), compositeur, professeur … Continue reading New Early Music Facsimile ! Les Airs de Monsieur Lambert (1666)