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New York Pro Musica

(New York Pro Musica Antiqua), vocal and instrumental ensemble, founded in New York City in 1952 by Noah Greenberg. One of the earliest groups to attempt historically correct performances of early music, it specialized in compositions of the era 1200 to 1700 and researched and reconstructed much of the music it performed. Instruments such as the sackbutsackbut
, Renaissance name for the slide trombone, probably derived from the old French word sacqueboute, which means "pull-push." The instrument achieved its present form in the 15th cent., the only differences being a narrower bore and a smaller bell.
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, shawmshawm
, double-reed woodwind instrument used in Europe from the 13th through the 17th cent. The term denotes a family of instruments of different sizes. The shape and tone of the soprano shawm are comparable to those of the oboe, of which it is a precursor.
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, crumhorncrumhorn,
J-shaped, double-reed musical instrument used throughout Europe from the 15th cent. through the 17th cent. It possesses a soft, reedy tone. The reed is enclosed by a wooden cap with a hole at the top through which the player blows.
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, zinke, viola da gamba, and portative organ were also restored or constructed. The ensemble was famous for its annual production of the Play of Daniel, a medieval music drama. The group disbanded in 1974.
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On Saturday May 18, the Grammy award winning Pro Musica wind quintet (CSO Musicians Jennifer Gunn, flute, Michael Henoch, oboe, John Bruce Yeh, clarinet, Oto Carrillo, horn, and William Buchman, bassoon) perform at the"Music At The Fort" series at 7 p.m.
The choir begins rehearsing in September for their next concert - A Night in The West End at the Ellis Town Hall, Birmingham alongside the English Pro Musica orchestra.
Lima: Patronato Popular y Porvenir Pro Musica Clasica.
The first year of the festival in the #381ilina Region hails the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia and revives classical music ndash thanks to renowned musicians ndash at historical sites.The international music festival Pro Musica Nostra, in its first year, celebrates the centenary of Czechoslovakia.
Es justo reconocer igualmente a otras instituciones que promueven el desarrollo de la musica clasica en el pais, como son por ejemplo la "Asociacion Cultural Pro Musica de Camara", creada por el musico de origen austriaco, Florian Ebergberg; la "Fundacion Festival Internacional de Musica de Camara Colonia Tovar", que anima Andre Poulet, musico de origen belga; y, desde luego, la "Fundacion Vicente Emilio Sojo Pro Integracion Musical Latinoamericana", que depende del Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y publica incluso una revista.
The Spectra Horn Quartet made its debut in November performing the Schumann Konzertstuck with the Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra in Columbus, Ohio.
Luke the Evangelist Church, a member of the Board of Directors for Symphony Pro Musica and was a former member of the Rotary Club of Westborough.In addition to her husband she is survived by two daughters, Lisa Yendriga-Norberg and her husband, Derek, of Brighton and Jill M.
His work with Amabile Choirs, Ontario Youth Choirs, London Pro Musica, Middlesex Country Board of Education, Western Ontario Kodaly Society, and numerous other choirs and choral organizations over a 45-year career is truly outstanding.
Anderson is principal clarinetist with the Eugene Symphony and the Santa Fe Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, and he was a founding member of the Oregon Mozart Players in 1982.
This illuminating event is an extension of the Kosciuszko Foundation's partnership with Early Music Foundation's New York Early Music Celebration 2013: Pro Musica Polonica.
The book pays particular attention to her time teaching Baroque dance at Juilliard and at Stanford University, and to her collaborations with the New York Pro Musica Antiqua and the Ensemble for Early Music, and with numerous renowned musicians.
George Pro Musica's 20-member choir will perform a selection of choral music led by Nora Fueten and inspired by John Ralston Saul's A Fair Country: Telling Truths About Canada, a non-fiction work which explores Canadian identity.