News of workshops and the AGM from the Chairman and Secretary.
Opportunities to make music: 2 Oct 2004, Litchfield, West Gallery
Music with Sally Drage.
Hampstead Music Club details
Members' Activities: concert 5 October, London, Samuel Scheidt and
on 28 October Pellegrina are performing in London.
Baroque ensemble need an instrumentalistSome tasty reviews of courses/concerts in this issue:
Charpentier/Jeffrey Skidmore/4 July workshop by Geoff Huntingford
MEMF workshop Handel/Nicholas McGegan/10 July by Norma Herdson
Concert: I Fagiolini/The Full Monteverdi/11 July by Geoff Huntingford
Visit to Foundling Hospital Museum and connections with Handel by
Invitation to play crumhorns from Chris Thorn
Soprano required for Serenata
TVEMF member Clare Norburn on the Brighton Early Music Festival
Much of this issue covers reviews and comments about the weekend
with Michael Procter in May this year. Members' activities: Pellegrina.
Harpsichord for sale.
This short issue contained concert and event listings but no articles.
TVEMF Membership distribution by county; book reviews by David Fletcher;
review of Oxford Baroque Chamber music day by Victoria Helby; review
of Genius of the Bach family workshop by Penny Vinson; review of
Genius of the Bach family workshop by Geoff Huntingford; review
of Tallis scholars workshop in Italy by Margaret Jackson-Roberts;
Members' activities - The Muses Gardin, Pellegrina; non-TVEMF activities
- Renaissance Singers 60th anniversary
Editorial by Victoria Helby, and Chairman's Chat by David Fletcher;
News of Members' Activities - Andrew Benson-Wilson, Belsize Baroque,
Berkshire Recorder Consort, and non-members Activities - news of
Pro Cantione Antiqua course.
Comments on the Madrigal Day; small ads; performance of The Play
of Daniel by The Clerks Group.
Haiku competition - entries and results; Minutes of TVEMF AGM held
7 December 2003 at Chesham; Chairman's report; Harold Copeman 1918-2003
by John Graham; Gabrieli Galore - review of New London Consort concert
by Chris Thorn; Bach Revisited - review of Feinstein Ensemble concert
by Helen France; London Motet and Madrigal Club details; Members'
Activities: Pelligrina; Mediva; non-members' activities - The Singers
of London; Listings in Early Music Review; Instrument for sale;
Music stand found.
Agenda, Minutes, Reports for December's AGM; review of Bach CD by
John Graham; Orfeo at QEH by Chris Thorn; Friends of Bate Collection;
London Motet and Madrigal Club; parish church choir at Feltham by
David Allinson; closure of the John Storrs workshop by Victoria
Forthcoming events and notice of AGM; Accounts and Balance Sheet;
article Where have all the tenors gone? by David Fletcher; review
of October day of Spanish and Mexican music with Philip Thorby by
Ken Moore; news of members activities; non-forum activities; review
of early music on the South Bank, October 2003 by Chris Thorn
Review of Beauchamp House July course Music from Spain and the New
World, by Jenny Gowing; Renaissance Play Day, Sept, comments by
Chris Thorn; review of Cambridge Early Music SS Baroque Week, July/Aug
2003 by Jackie Huntingford; review of Viola da Gamba soc meeting
by Elaine Mordaunt; news of members' activities - David Allinson's
Ebury Bridge Centre choir/evening class in London; Brighton Early
Music Festival; 2-day Charivari Agréable course in Dec.
Reviews of Alison Crum's introduction to viols by Victoria Helby
and by Simon Feather; comments on wind instrument workshop with
Jeremy West from David Fletcher; info about Early Music Exhibition
from Hazel Fenton; Members' Activities: Skeleton Crew; Pellegrina.
Review of two Easter 2003 singing weeks
at Jimena de la Frontera, Spain; Week 1 with Carlos Fernández Aransay
and Week 2 with Dr Edward Wickham by Joan Roskelly
Comments on Kilburn from Victoria Helby; comments on TVEMF membership
and on forthcoming events from David Fletcher; Whitechapel workshops
with Carlos Fernandez Aransay; Hampstead Music Club workshop; Berkshire
Recorder Consort activities; British Harpsichord Society - information
and membership details.
Info on forthcoming events from Victoria Helby; info on the
nyckelharpa and contact details from David Fletcher; article
on window tax etc from D George Arrowsmith; correspondence between
John Catch and Victoria Helby on authenticity and early music; review
of Tenebrae factae sunt: Lamentations and responsaries –
A workshop for singers directed by David Allinson in March 2003
by Geoff Huntingford; review of Roger Wilkes workshop, Byrd and
his Chester contemporaries, Newnham College, Cambridge in March
2003, by Ruth Harris; concert review of Concerto Cristofori - "Italian
Virtuosi" Purcell Room on Fri 21 March by Helen France; concert
review of The Feinstein Ensemble at Purcell Room on 16 March, "The
Three Faces of Bach" - The years at Cothen: Inspiration and Tragedy,
by Helen France; Brighton Early Music Festival Performathon; Members'
Activities: Stromenti; article by Anthony Knight on the proposed
changes to Licensing Law with regard to live music performance,
comment, internet petition, letter and reply to MP, comments from
Forthcoming events, including more information on Michael Procter's
weekend at St Augustine's, Kilburn and report on Background Baroque's
sonata marathon in aid of Comic Relief by Victoria Helby; article
on growth of early music by David Fletcher; MEMF limerick book;
recommendation for a Tenor recorder for small hands; review of TVEMF
workshop on William Mundy by Sidney Ross; Members' Activities -
Andrew Benson-Wilson organ recital.
Details of Background Baroque sonata marathon for Comic Relief Red
Nose Day and sponsorship information from Victoria Helby; information
on TVEMF membership from David Fletcher; two reviews of Peter Leech's
workshop in Oxford on 17C Portuguese music by Ken Moore and by Anne
Scruby; article on ABRSM's new Performers' Guide to Music for Baroque/Classical/Romantic
periods by John Catch; correspondence on authenticity and early
music between John Catch and Victoria Helby; comments on authenticity
from Victoria Helby; Bill Gregson Memorial Playing Day details;
Members' Activities - Skeleton Crew; Pellegrina; Recorder ensemble
course at Morley College with William Summers.