Abroad, Manufactors, Musicology, Renaissance, Woodwind

The ‘Warder’ flute : oldest flute of the Netherlands

A (rare) crossover between ancient music and archaeology. Dutch flute plays ‘as a kiss from the sixteenth century’. (NL)

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Anton Froeyman on historical performance practice

After all, the authenticity, or truth, of playing a piece of music is not the objective truth of science. It is the subjective truth of human interaction (NL)

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The Beethoven reception in our region. Fétis, Hanssens and Benoit

Article by Jan Dewilde, taken from FORUM+ June 2016 on ISSUU (NL)

Calendar, Musicology, Play

Les contextes d’écoute de la musique baroque

colloque de recherche du département musique ancienne à Bruxelles (FR)

Books, facsimiles & CDs, MIM, Musicology, Woodwind

The return of the clarinet d’amore

Press folder made available on ISSUU and to read on www.earlymusic.be (EN)


Concerts, Listen, Musicology, Vocal

Hoe leit dit kindeke met De Meid en knapenkoor

Video message by Piet Stryckers, one of the participant musicians at our early music festival Retteketet Muziekkabinet

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Musicology, Newsflash

La rhétorique baroque … ou le discours musical

10e édition (FR)

Musicology, Newsflash, Opera

Unieke ontdekking in de bibliotheek van kasteel d’Ursel in Hingene

Unique discovery in the library of Castle d’Ursel, Hingene, Belgium : Recently four scores, presumed lost, by Italian composer Gaspare Spontini (1774-1851) were rediscovered in the library of Castle d’Ursel in Hingene. The find consists of four autograph manuscripts of three operas and a cantata which had been considered by specialists to be definitively lost … (NL – EN)
Photo : Ursula, Duchess d’Ursel and Luk Lemmens, councillor for Culture within the Province of Antwerp. Copyright: Joris Ceuppens