New Record by Ensemble Diderot : Concertos pour le violon ~ 24 Dec 2021

The beginnings of the violin concerto in France - Leclair, Corrtte, Aubert, Exaudet, Quentin. More details, here.

New Publication by Atelier Philidor : Livre de clavecin par J.F. Dandrieu ~ 29 Oct 2021

Play the youth works for harpsichord composed by French composer Jean-François Dandrieu (1681-1738) in the 1705 edition restored by Atelier Philidor. More details, here.

Last recording of the Ensemble La Rêveuse : Louis de Caix d'Hervelois, Dans le sillage de Marin Marais ~ 22 Oct 2021

After a first recording devoted to English music, La Rêveuse introduces us to the sound world of Louis de Caix d’Hervelois. As heir to Marin Marais and one of his most brilliant pupils, Caix brought the bass viol new prestige in an era that was gradually abandoning the instrument. More details, here.

New Release by Atelier Philidor : Huit préludes pour le clavecin par François Couperin (1717) ~ 4 Sep 2021

Discover and study the measured preludes composed by François Couperin for the harpsichord and published in Paris in 1717. More details, here.

Listen to : Vivaldi's Four Seasons with Rachel Podger and the Academy of Ancient Music ~ 3 Sep 2021

BBC Radio 4 Series How to play drop in on rehearsals at London’s Barbican Concert Hall to hear violinist Rachel Podger and the Academy of Ancient Music prepare for a performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Listen here.

New Facsimile : Instruccion de musica sobre la guitarra espanola by Gaspar Sanz (1674) ~ 19 Aug 2021

I just finished restoring the famous treatise on baroque guitar and continuo published by Gaspar Sanz in 1674. A must have in a guitar player's library ! Read more...

Masterclasse avec l'ensemble La Rêveuse ~ 15 Aug 2021

Pour finir l'été en beauté et en musique, La Rêveuse accueillera de nombreux stagiaires violistes et théorbistes/luthistes pour travailler autour de la musique française les 28 et 29 août prochain, au conservatoire d'Orléans ! Pour en savoir plus...

New Release! Ayrs for the violin by Nicola Matteis (1676) ~ 14 Aug 2021

One of the first pieces of evidence of Italian invasion during the Baroque period in England is Ayrs for the Violin — the 4-volume book of solo and accompanied works for violin published by Nicola Matteis between 1676 and 1685. Reprinted several times in later years, the edition contains not only his compositions but also educational tips for performing techniques on the violinRead more...

Viola da Gamba Society of America : The 2021 Conclave Silent Auction is open ! ~ 22 Jul 2021

Visit the auction website to view the fabulous items and place your bids up until the evening of July 27th. Like last year, the 2021 Conclave Auction is a silent auction with no live bidding. Read more...

New Restoration ! 40 Airs Anglois pour la flute by George Bingham (1706) ~ 22  Jul 2021

The publication is the third of a series of four collections, published in Amsterdam between 1702 and 1706, including a total amount of 170 arias and four sonatas for different ensembles: solo recorder, two recorders, recorder and continuo. Read more...

Great Opportunity to Become Part of an Awesome Ensemble : Vox Luminis ~ 8 Jul 2021

Vox Luminis organise des auditions pour chanteurs les 19, 20 et 21 octobre 2021 à Malonne, Belgique. Les auditions sont ouvertes aux chanteurs de tous types de voix vivant en Europe et ayant une expérience préalable du chant d’ensemble.  Vox Luminis is holding auditions for singers on 19, 20 and 21 October 2021 in Malonne, Belgium. The auditions are open to singers of all voice types living in Europe with previous experience in ensemble singing. Read more...