It's all online ...
Sisse Schilling wrote to tell us about the DVM -- the Danish Online
Research Music Library, which is a project under DEF, the Danish
Electronic Research Library. It aims to present quality resources for
researchers and musicians, also catering for a general interest in music.
Currently, the library is only in Danish, but, for example, if you look
at the resources named lydfiler, you'll have access to sound recordings
of Danish jazz and Danish art song.
John Robert-Blunn's site represents the Manchester Charivari. Its Passing
Notes page carries full listings, regularly updated, of arts events,
mainly musical, in Manchester and the north west of England, and also carries
extracts from the Charivari, a print magazine founded in 1956.
The Phillipines-based Manila Vocal Ensemble claim that 'you can hear
from this fantastic and formidable small choir a vocal texture that could
not be heard from even the bigger choirs.' Amongst the aims of this small
group are to promote the songs and dances of Filipino culture, and their
repertoire includes tribal dances performed using authentic costumes and
LondonNet Classical is Helenka Bednar's online guide to classical music
and events in London UK. Part of LondonNet -- a more general events site,
it has the look of a page generated automatically, or at least made to a
fixed style, but combined with some interesting links to classical events
Organ Focus is an international and searchable listing of organ concerts
-- anywhere, any time, set up by professional computer programmer and amateur
organ enthusiast Selan Tav.
Walter O Tejeda, conductor at the Arcos de Buenos Aires Tango Show, wrote
to tell us about an organisation that he thinks is unique -- a string chamber
orchestra combined with a ballet exhibiting many different kinds of Argentine
dances and dresses. The two-hour show has light and sound effects and covers
tango from it's beginnings, right through to composers such as Astor Piazzolla,
and featuring themes such as El dia que me quieras, El choclo and Verano
Copyright © 4 September 2001 Keith
Bramich, London, UK
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