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  • Local Sites of Interest

    Bronte Country
    The City of Bradford (in Bronte Country)
    Saltaire Village Societydiv
    Saltaire Village (in Bronte Country)
  • Viola Da Gamba Society

    The Viola da Gamba Society was founded in 1948 with the aim of advancing the study of viols, their music, their playing, and their making. The Society maintains information on a variety of aspects of the Viol and its music for members.
  • Easter Early Music Course

    A course at Ascot, for recorder and viols players who want to concentrate on Renaissance and Baroque chamber music.
  • Northern Recorder Course

    A well-established course for recorder players of all abilities.
  • The Lute Society

    Founded in 1956, The Lute Society exists to promote the lute and its music. Joining the Lute Society is an excellent way of building up a library of music, and of keeping in touch with news in the Lute world.
  • Pamela Thorby

    The official website for recorder player Pamela Thorby. Pamela is unique amongst British recorder players in the breadth and variety of her work, having been involved in an amazing number of diverse recordings and concert projects to date. Her musicianship has led her to be in demand as soloist, chamber musician, session player, orchestral principal and teacher.
  • Norvis

    Northumbrian Recorder & Viol Summer School - Recorders, viols, singing, harpsichord, lute, baroque strings etc. From beginner to advanced Contact enquiries@norvis.org.uk
    Jane Beeson, Rose Cottage, Brigg Road, South Kelsey, Lincs, LN7 6PQ
    email: enquiries@norvis.org.uk
  • Recorder Summer School

    A course at Bishop Burton, near Beverley, for recorder players of all abilities, concentrating on technique, ensemble playing and many options, such as chamber music, theory, etc.
  • Irish Recorder & Viol Summer School

    An Grianan, Termonfechin, Nr Drogheda. A very popular course founded by Theo and Kitty Wyatt, designed for players of viols, recorders and other early instruments.
  • Harpists UK

    This is a directory of UK Harpists available for weddings, corporate events, recitals and other functions.
    http://www.harpist-directory.com/
  • Michelham Priory Mediaeval Fair

    Michelham Priory - Medieval Fair, Market, and Early Music Exhibition (including a trade stand from EMS).
  • Helen Hooker

    Helen Hooker studied the recorder at Trinity College of Music under Philip Thorby, graduating in 1993 with a first class degree and the Post-Graduate Certificate in performance with distinction. She now combines performing on the recorder with teaching the instrument and conducting recorder ensembles and orchestras. 
  • Brighton Early Music Festival

    A newly-established festival that promises an exciting mix of world class performers and community involvement.
  • West Dean College

    West Dean College is part of the Edward James Foundation, an educational trust that aims to promote training in the arts and crafts. The College offers full-time postgraduate diplomas: five in conservation and restoration of historic artefacts, and also in tapestry weaving and the making of early stringed musical instruments. We run a year-round programme of short courses in the visual arts, crafts, music and gardening, and our gardens are open to the public each year between March and October. We are also home to the West Dean Tapestry Studio, which designs and weaves tapestries to commissions.
  • Pantagruel

    Formed in 2002, Pantagruel have been delighting audiences across Europe with their semi-staged performances of renaissance music. Hannah Morrison's pure and sweet voyce combined with citterns, gitterns, lutes and flutes played by Dominik Schneider & Mark Wheeler bring to life the passionate music of a distant age.
  • The Jackdaws Educational Trust

    West Dean College is part of the Edward James Foundation, an educational trust that aims to promote training in the arts and crafts. The College offers full-time postgraduate diplomas: five in conservation and restoration of historic artefacts, and also in tapestry weaving and the making of early stringed musical instruments. We run a year-round programme of short courses in the visual arts, crafts, music and gardening, and our gardens are open to the public each year between March and October. We are also home to the West Dean Tapestry Studio, which designs and weaves tapestries to commissions.
  • Green Man Press - Early Music

    We publish practical performing editions of vocal music of the baroque period. Now with over 40 titles in our catalogue, we offer a balanced collection of pieces for all voices, and from composers both well known and little known.
  • Alan Davis - Recorder Player

    Established recorder player and teacher.
  • Record Review's Concerts & Events Search

    Record Review have a comprehensive online concert and events search facility - we're sure you'll find it useful!
  • The Consorte of SomeSorte

    The Consorte of SomeSorte is an Early Music group based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, specializing in Medieval and Renaissance Dance Music.
  • Winchester International Early Music Festival

    Information on the Festival and its programme.
  • Partita

    Partita are an early music ensemble based in the north-west of England. They perform songs and instrumental music from the 12th to 18th century.
  • Dutch Organ Society

    Het Orgel is Europe's oldest magazine on Organ Art: The Internet site contains English summaries of articles published in het ORGEL. Every second month we will add the newest summaries. The site also contains a survey of which festival is happening where in Europe, and an extensive collection of links to other interesting organ sites throughout the world.
  • Farncombe Estate Early Music Courses

    Early Music courses in the Farncombe programme include Recorder Ensembles with Andrew Collis and playing days with Cathy Dew. Viol courses are tutored by Alison Crum or Jacqui Robertson-Wade.
  • Mean Time

    Mean Time is an up and coming ensemble, founded in 2003, based in Greenwich. Specialising in work with the recorder they cover repertoire spanning the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods as well as a little contemporary music.
  • Wee Brazen Hussies

    Wee Brazen Hussies perform saucy renditions of Folk, Celtic & original songs!
  • Iford Arts

    Directed from the harpsichord by Christian Curnyn...this was a musical delight' (Independent on Sunday, Review of EOC's Giasone Iford Festival 2008). For the 10th year, Iford Festival is thrilled to welcome back the Early Opera Company. To find out more about the 2009 Iford Festival Season,  and EOC's production of Coronation of Poppea visit www.ifordarts.co.uk.
  • Early Music Radio

    An internet based radio station specialising in Early Music.
  • Belsize Baroque Orchestra

    Formed in 2002, Belsize Baroque is one of the leading amateur baroque orchestras. It is comprised of young professionals, students adn committed amateurs. The orchestra performs on period instruments with a number of leading directors in this field.
    www.belsizebarouque.org.uk
  • Caber-Records, Bagpipe Music

    Caber Records produce bagpipe music and traditional Scottish folk music available for MP3 download.
  • Baroque Hurdy-Gurdy, Vielle à Roue.

     A repository of information, technical guidelines and resources for those interested in the drone music of 18th century France.
    http://www.richardhaynesmusicservices.com
  • TransPennine Harps

    Transpennine Harps is a branch of the Clarsach society and aims to promote and encourage harp playing in individuals of all ages. It has members from all over the North of England including West Yorkshire, Scarborough and Sheffield.
    http://www.transpennineharps.org.uk
  • The Sixteen

    Welcome to the official website of The Sixteen, Harry Christophers & CORO.

    The Sixteen is a London based professional ensemble comprising of choir and period instrument orchestra.
    http://www.the-sixteen.org.uk/

  • The Tutor Pages

    Tutor Pages -  finding a suitable instrument - recorder teachers - recorder lessons
    http://www.thetutorpages.com
  • Benslow Music

    Benslow Music offers residential and day courses for non-professional musicians whether your taste is for Classical, Early Music, popular, world or gospel, Benslow Music has a music course to suit you.

    Throughout the year expert tutors lead friendly, supportive residential and day courses or give lively talks. There is something for every level from near-beginner to advanced, and we regularly welcome guests from their teens to their nineties. Our beautifully cooked food will sustain your energies and our friendly staff will do all they can to make you feel welcome.

    Well-equipped and easily accessible,  our campus in Hitchin, Herts is just a thirty-minute train ride from London.

    www.benslowmusic.org