One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Medieval, Renaissance, and early baroque music, especially as revived and played on period instruments.
- ‘The Times reckons York Early Music Festival to be ‘Britain's most prominent early music festival’.’
- ‘Their enthusiasm, for both the playing and the research involved in bringing early music to contemporary audiences, was palpable.’
- ‘The English conductor and early music specialist offers a reading of blistering psychological intensity and first-rate musical integrity.’
- ‘Musicology has now long provided a sophisticated research tool, and the amount of early music plucked from obscurity and subjected to expert scrutiny grows continuously.’
- ‘I would prefer the more opulent, intense and intonationally varied vocalism of early music singers.’
- ‘He probably had as much personal acquaintance with early music as nearly anyone of his time.’
- ‘On the other hand, the director did opt for authentic Jacobean clothing and a band of specialised early music theatre musicians.’
- ‘The a cappella choir, which usually has around 24 members, performs early music at two major concerts and at numerous other events throughout the year.’
- ‘At this point a comparison between the original facsimile score and any of the modern transcriptions would shed light on issues of editing early music.’
- ‘As an organist, Bach has always been fundamental and, I am keenly drawn to him and to early music as well.’
- ‘Based in Amsterdam, The Fortuna Consort is an early music group exploring renaissance consort music in the form of recorder trio and lute.’
- ‘The open-ended nature of early music perfectly suits Giger's style, which is essentially thoughtful, exploratory, challenging, and mysterious.’
- ‘Britain's foremost celebration of early music, York Early Music Festival, is celebrating 600 years of the musical traditions of England and York from today until July 13.’
- ‘Several of these specialize in early music, an area with small but intense support relative to the rest of the classical music scene.’
- ‘The response of professional early music groups to the questions raised has taken two broad directions.’
- ‘So I would have festivals within the festival, centred around jazz, or early music, or world music.’
- ‘He has performed with many of the leading instrumentalists and ensembles of early music, and has been involved in a great many recordings of note.’
- ‘If you enjoy early music, this new CD is a don't miss proposition.’
- ‘The seminal role played by the availability of good editions in the revival of early music could not be more apparent than in the case of Boyce.’
- ‘It is also considered disruptive to clap individual songs or short instrumental pieces rather than at the end of each group at lieder recitals or early music concerts.’
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