Amen Doug ... and my thoughts were greatly reinforced after viewing Nelson's little exegeses on the Bach fugue. The fact that he had SO much to say about the fugual subject in question, made me think what he could have possibly have said as an analysis of the Praise Song I mentioned in my post. From Bach to Shlock ... the two are light centuries apart.
My name is Paulo Faustini and I just joined this interesting website. How do you like it?
I am posting information regarding the a cappella program in Umbria, Italy, that I have founded 4 years ago. It is called Umbrian Serenades - Choral and Cultural Tastings in the Green Heart of Italy. We take choral enthusiasts to perform in breath-taking cathedrals in Italy, such as the Duomo in Spoleto (where we are based), the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, and this year the main cathedral in Orvieto. The program lasts about 13 days and participants get to live as locals in the medieval town of Spoleto, with day trips to nearby towns. We also include a cultural event every day, be it a wine tasting, cheese, tasting, a cooking class, walking tour with a professional local guide, etc. This summer we will have a fully costumed medieval closing dinner! It is a life transforming experience that we provide as it includes all of our passions: teaching, choral music, singing, art history, travel, wine, food, etc.!
We are in the process of accepting applications and hearing people until we have a vocal chamber group of 24. Non-singing travel companions are welcome to join as well. Here is a link to our website for more information: http://www.umbrianserenades.com/about/index.html
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All the best to you as we enter into the holiday season!
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Umbrian Serenades, LLC
P.O. Box 56314
Philadelphia, PA 19130
I read your Biography at the main page... you are a Baritone Soloist? I too a Baritone...
your are very sucessful in your music career... hope i'll be like you someday... I doubt, i do not have a music degree...hahaha... It's still in my prayers and dream to be in a school of music someday... If the Lord allows... and if i'll be able to pass all the course...hahaha...
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International Oratorio ChoirChoral Workshop 27 September - 1 October 2017 in PolandW. A. Mozart - Requiem, KV 626Who is the International Oratorio Choir? The International Oratorio Choir is a project choir, with which you may again perform the oratorios you know in an international lineup.Who can take part in the project? -groups of at least 10 personsWhat are the terms and conditions for singers? -own choral scores (published by Bärenreiter) of Requiem (W. A. Mozart) -some rough knowledge of…See More
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Lea SingersAmbrose QuintetConductor – Neil FerrisOrgan Michael HigginsProgrammeGabriel Fauré: RequiemFranz Schubert – Mass in G major, D 167Johannes Brahms – Geistliches Lied, Op 30Anton Bruckner – Ave MariaAnton Bruckner – Os JustiAnton Bruckner – Christus Factus EstTickets - £12 in advance (£6 under 18’s) - £13 on the door (£7 under 18’s)From Reverend Charles Burch, 10 Church Street, Bovingdon, Herts, HP3 0LULily Rose Florists, 90 High Street, Bovingdon, Herts, HP3 0HJ and by email …See More
Here's a preview of an new book about Joseph Flummerfelt
In Conversations with Joseph Flummerfelt: Thoughts on Conducting, Music, and Musicians, Donald Nally presents a window into the mind and heart of one of America's most celebrated and distinguished choral…