Our annual lute day will be on Sunday, October 15. Traditionally, this takes place at the Music Academy of Woluwe-St-Lambert, Av. des deux Tilleuls/Tweelindenstraat 2a, 1200 Brussels.Continue reading “Belgian Luteday 2023”
As an ardent enthusiast of the lute, that impossible instrument, Peter Decleyn has had the privilege for several years now, almost every day, of spending some time between the sounds of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. A few months ago, by chance, an idea grew into a small project in his ceramics studio, which he conveniently called ‘testudo’: a number of free associations born of the lute, its shape and the often so mysterious titles of the repertoire.Continue reading “Exhibition Testudo”
The Dutch Lute Association is once again organizing an event around the lute during and in collaboration with the Utrecht Early Music Festival. These International Lute Days around the Style galante focus mainly on an aspect of the lute that has received little attention until now: the role of the lute in chamber music as it developed in the course of the eighteenth century.
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The Dutch Lute Foundation had the film made to reach more people than just with the festival itself and are happy with the result. The film was made by Daniël Brüggen, recorder player and teacher at, among others, the Royal Conservatoire and also a filmmaker. He has several music videos and music documentaries to his credit.
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Our annual lute day will take place on Sunday, October 15. Traditionally, this takes place at the Music Academy of Woluwe-St-Lambert, Tweelindenstraat 2a, 1200 Brussels.Continue reading “Luteday 2023”
The Renaissance course will be the perfect opportunity to spend time with like-minded musicians, and to develop your skills under the guidance of a world-class team of tutors, led by Clare Wilkinson voices and course director, Giles Underwood voices, Jacob Heringman lutes and John Bryan viols.
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The search for traces of Dowland in Europe is getting more and more exciting, especially now that there are possible connections with Joachim Van den Hove and many more. You will also receive some more information about the new annotated edition of all the lute works that Phalèse published and you will receive five pages of music for free to play yourself. Finally, the written record of the lecture that Christine Ballman gave on the lute day of 2021.
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Concert of Italian and French 16th century lute music, Saturday 29 October at 8 p.m.
Three-day course open to players of all levels from 30th October to1st November 2022.
From Christine Ballman we already only received pictures of the past Belgian Luitdag 2022, which could count on a lot of interest.Continue reading “Some pictures of our Belgian Luteday 2022”
In case this is of interest to Belgian Lute Academy members, Lynda Sayce has published a small collection of 20 baroque songs with really easy continuo parts (in figured bass), with an introduction to playing from the figured bass.Continue reading “Baroque songs with easy continuo accompaniments – Lynda Sayce”