Monthly Archives: February 2012

Easter Passion Music

Towards the end of 2011 I mentioned the lack of HIP performances of Christmas Music locally. Happily, this Easter will see a landmark performance of Graun’s oratorio “Der Tod Jesu”, presented by the Brisbane Chamber Choir and the Badinerie Players, … Continue reading

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Strange Combinations

While sourcing music for the coming “Ad Hoc Baroque” playday, Marcello’s “Concerti di Flauti” was brought to my attention. Scored for no less than seven recorders, muted strings (two violins and two violas) and basso continuo, I am intrigued to … Continue reading

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Ad Hoc Baroque Feb 26

Early Music Queensland’s Informal Concert last June attracted players of a wide assortment of instruments – cornetto, lutes, viols, baroque flute & violin, and harpsichord, as well as all sizes of recorders. Several people suggested that it would be great … Continue reading

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