English Language / Opinions

Do early music interpretations improve?

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  Do early music interpretations improve? Generally speaking, the idea of “progress” in art is an untenable one. Styles change, new ideas come along, different art is created, but the old art […]

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English Language / Opinions

The story of ‘Spem in Alium’, a 40 parts motet by Thomas Tallis

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In 1567, the city of London welcomed the visiting Italian musician and nobleman Alessandro Striggio. He stunned the London musical scene with a performance of his motet Ecce Beatam Lucem, written for the […]

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English Language / Interviews

Romuald Twardowski: When the new and the old become original

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Romuald Twardowski was born in Vilnius in 1930. During years of occupation he studied the violin, after the war piano and organ. Between 1946-1950 he was an organist in various Vilnius churches. […]

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English Language / Technique

Dossier on the Renaissance Choral Music

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Dossier: The Renaissance in music occurred between 1450 and 1600. (Some historians place the beginning of the Renaissance as early as 1400.) As in the other arts, the horizons of music were greatly expanded. […]

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English Language / Interviews

The True History of the Vespers of the Blessed Virgin by Alessandro Grandi

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It was May 2nd, 1630, early morning, when the telephone rang in my country house on the first hills of Rimini. That annoying sound took me unprepared … Who could have been […]

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