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My Journey to Early Music

by Mauricio Roman Everyone has a different musical journey, which often starts at home. For many of us, however, ...

The Unity of the Brandenburg Concertos and the Idea of the Musical Work

by Peter Tracy “It is not implausible to view the history of Western music as a struggle on the part of ...

The Early Guitar and the Art of Categories

by Peter Tracy “A language is a dialect with an army and navy.” — popularized by Max Weinreich Writing ...

“Peace Shall Be Her First Glad Ringing”: Bells, Community, and Auditory Culture

by Peter Tracy “Peace Shall Be Her First Glad Ringing”[1] “Our bell, her metal voice devoting Alone to ...

Banduras for the Blind: Minstrels, Epic Song, and the Ukrainian Culture of Resistance

by Peter Tracy   In the 2014 film Povodyr (The Guide), director Oles Sanin tells the story of an ...

Women in Early Music: Nannette Streicher

by George S. Bozarth Co-Artistic Director, Musique du Jour Presents The path-breaking Nannette Streicher, née ...