William Byrd

A Little Lunch Music – The Song Company, Rose Niland Review

A Little Lunch Music – The Song Company, Rose Niland Review

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Rose Niland reports the audience at the City Recital Hall, Sydney, was invested in sounds of beauty as The Song Company embraced and answered the call of Spring

Vale Christopher Hogwood – Master Enabler of Musical Beauty

Vale Christopher Hogwood – Master Enabler of Musical Beauty

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Vale Christopher Hogwood (1941- 2014) conductor harpsichordist musicologist and genius of early music you kept everyone playing and appreciating beautiful music

Choir – Art of Singing As One Voice, Part 2 Church & State

Choir – Art of Singing As One Voice, Part 2 Church & State

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During the seventh century Isidore of Seville, a notable musical theorist and scholar remarked about how hard it was to notate music. However as the recognition that the various sounds the human voice was able to make could be recorded so did the idea of arranging those notes to make…

The Schola Cantorum – Singing Songs of Praise as One Voice

The Schola Cantorum – Singing Songs of Praise as One Voice

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In the early Christian church creating songs of praise, devotion and thanksgiving, reflected the beauty of the cosmos. When accompanied by dance movements and hand clapping, from the fourth century onward, rhythmical hymnody took the lead. Aurelius Ambrose (St Ambrose c337 – 397) descended from an ancient Roman family. He…