Yearbook 2023

The lecture of Christine Ballman on the lute day of 2023 has a written copy here. Tom Van Eygen gives us some insight in his research about the lute. André Nieuwlaat has written many letters in concordance with the long ricerchare in the Siena manuscript. Thanks to the digital version you can also see all the original tablatures available on the website.

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Exhibition Testudo

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.

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International Lute Days Utrecht – 25 and 26 november 2023

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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Yearbook 2022

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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