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Resources for Those Who Enjoy

Early European Music and Dance


General Information Sources

Alexander Technique International
internet: http://www.ati-net.com/

American Nyckelharpa Association
internet: http://www.nyckelharpa.org
        Information on the Swedish folk instrument nyckelharpa (which looks something like a hurdy-gurdy).

Art Armstrong's Recorder Page
internet: http://www.slonet.org/~aarmstro/recorder.htm

Arto's String Calculator
internet: http://www.cs.Helsinki.fi/~wikla/mus/Calcs/wwwscalc.html
        Help selecting lute strings.

Arundo Donax
internet: http://wuarchive.wustl.edu/doc/misc/org/doublreeds/general/cane.html
        This is the name of a grass which has long been a source of reeds. The information here was written by a botanist.

internet: http://publish.uwo.ca/~cantus
        A database for Gregorian chant.

Center for the Study of Free-Reed Instruments
internet: http://web.gsuc.cuny.edu/freereed/

internet: http://ceolas.org/ceolas.html

Contrabass Mania
internet: http://www.contrabass.com/
        Information on very deep instruments, old and modern.

Crumhorn Home Page
internet: http://www.iinet.net.au/~nickl/crumhorn.html

Diabolus in Musica's "Guide to Early Instruments"
internet: http://www.diabolus-in-musica.freeserve.co.uk/guide/guide-m.htm

Dulcian Site
internet: http://www.hansmons.com/dulcians/index.html
e-mail: Hans@hansmons.com

Early Music and Historical Dance in Italy
internet: http://www.agora.stm.it/415/

Early Music FAQ
internet: http://www.medieval.org/emfaq/

Early Music Links
internet: http://www.onr.com/user/steveh/emlinks.htm

Early Music Network
mail: 490 Lindbergh Place #511, Atlanta, GA  30324  USA
internet: http://www.earlymusic.net/
        Information for players of early music, webring, and free web site hosting for groups.

Early Music Network and News UK
mail: Forever Green; 3 Onslow House, Castle Road; Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 8BY U.K.
voice and fax: +44 (0) 1892 511652

Early Music Women Composers

Experimental Musical Instruments
internet: http://windworld.com/emi/

Fabricantes de flautas de pico del s. xx
internet: http://www.arrakis.es/~barsean/sample~2.htm
        Information on 220 twentieth-century makers.

Fan Site for Francesco Durante, A
internet: http://homepages.infoseek.com/~durante12/english.htm

George Frideric Handel Home Page, The
internet: http://www.intr.net/bleissa/handel/home.html

Gregorian Chant Home Page, The
internet: http://www.music.princeton.edu/chant_html/index.html
e-mail: jeffery@phoenix.princeton.edu

Gunn, Douglas
internet: http://www.iol.ie/~dgunn/
        Early music links.

Han Hartog's Medieval, Renaissance & Baroque Music Homepage
internet: http://www.xs4all.nl/~jchartog/
e-mail: jchartog@xs4all.nl
        "On this page I present information on medieval, renaissance, and baroque music with special attention to the Netherlands
        and to the recorder."

Harp Page, The
internet: http://www.tns.lcs.mit.edu/harp/

internet: http://ww.harp.net/

Herasymenko, Ola
internet: http://home.att.net/~bandura.ca/

History of Musical Instruments, Links to
internet: http://plato.acadiau.ca/courses/musi/callon/2273/instr.htm

Instrument Encyclopedia
internet: http://www.si.umich.edu/CHICO/MHN/enclpdia.html

Instrument Jokes
internet: http://www.mit.edu/people/jcb/jokes/

Instrumental Music Teacher Resources
internet: http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/students/cunningh/project

International Recorder Page of Bob Redman, The
mail: 3 Camphor Dr., Newnan, GA 30265
internet: http://recorder.net/
e-mail: b.redman@instruction.com

Internet Renaissance Band, The
internet: http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/emusic
e-mail: lcclark@csuponoma.edu
        MIDI files of early music.

Italian Foundation for Early Music [ FIMA]
internet: http://www.cilea.it/music/fima/fima.htm

J. L. Smith & Company
internet: http://windworld.com/jlsmith/
fax: 704-347-4789
voice: 800-659-6073
        How-to books for repairing and playing.

J. S. Bach Home Page
internet: http://www.jsbach.org/

Kite-Powell, Jeffery
internet: http://music.fsu.edu/~sfm/kite-powell/crumhorn.htm
        Here is the text of his article "Crumhorn" which was published in A Performer's Guide to Renaissance Music, Jeffery T. Kite-Powell, ed. (New York:  Schirmer, 1994), 63-68..

La Trobe University Library Medieval Music Database
internet: http://www.lib.latrobe.edu.au:80/AudioVisual/Stinson/medmusic.htm

Labyrinth Medieval Music Page
internet: http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/subjects/music/music.html

Lexicon musicum Latinum medii aevi
internet: http://www.badw.de/musik.lml.htm

Little Music, A
internet: http://plantcell.lu.se/john/music.html

Lutes Information from Dartmouth
internet: http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute/lute.html

Medieval Information and Resources
internet: http://www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu/org/sca/src/medieval/
        Information on food and drink.

Medieval Music and Arts Foundation
internet: http://www.medieval.org/
e-mail: mccomb@medieval.org

Medieval Music Before 1450
location: Malaspina University
internet: http://www.mala.bc.ca/~mcneil/m2.htm

Medievalist, The
internet: http://www.medievalist.com/
        Resources for medieval and renaissance living history, including: foods, architecture, literature, people, heraldry, armaments, etc.

Microtonal Recorder Home Page
internet: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/donaldbousted/

Midgley, Herbert M. II
internet: http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Zone/5722/rec.html
    He has composed some simple recorder music.

Midwest Recorder and Early Music Page
internet: http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/Strasse/2326/

Monumenta Musciae Byzantinae
internet: http://www.igl.ku.dk/MMB/Welcome.html
        This site includes an inventory of microfilms of medieval Byzantine chant manuscripts.

Music Resources Page
by: Sibelius Academy
internet: http://www.siba.fi/Kulttuuripalvelut/music.html

Musical Instruments
internet: http://capella.dur.ac.uk/doug/instruments.html

Musical Instruments Described
internet: http://www.radix.net/~dglenn/defs/inst.html

North West Early Music Forum
internet: http://users.globalnet.co.ui/~steveh02/index.htm

Online Resource Book
internet: http://orb.rhodes.edu/
        Online text materials for medieval studies.

"Pipe and Tabor, The"
internet: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/ChrisBrady/pipntab.htm

"An Address to a Society of Morris Dancers, Oxford, February 12, 1914 by Sir Francis Darwin (Son of Sir Charles Darwin)"  This site has the text of this speech, which includes much information on the many types of pipes and drums played in France and Iberia.

Recorder Home Page, The
internet: http://www.iinet.net.au/~nickl/recorder.html

Recorder Iconography
internet: http://www.iinet.net.au/~nickl/art.html
    Compiled by Nicholas S. Lander

Recorder Player's Page, The
internet: http://www.saers.com/recorder/index.phtml

Renaissance Consort
internet: http://www.hike.te.chiba-u.ac.jp/cons1
        Sound files of various instruments.

Renaissance Cornetto
internet: http://home.msen.com/~mieczko/cornetto.htm

Renaissance Tapestry
internet: http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Bistro/1407/
    Information on the Renaissance era, including instruments, art, and biographies of people.

Shakespeare's Globe
internet: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/globe/Links.html

Singingwood Music
internet: http://www.singingwood.com/index.html

Technical Drawings of Musical Instruments in Public Collections of the World
internet: http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/euchmi/cimcim/iwd.html

Thore's Early Music Pages
internet: http://www2.shop.de/priv/hp/1618/
        Many music links, especially for bagpipes of many nations, clothing, and reenactment.

Traditional Irish and Scottish Music
internet: http://www.standingstones.com/tminst.html

Unusual Musical Instruments of the Middle Ages
internet: http://www.malaspina.com/harp/guitar/instmid.htm

Virtual Renaissance
internet: http://tqd.advanced.org/3588/Renaissance/Town/Town.html
        Take a tour through a virtual town of the Renaissance era.

Wayne's Lute Page
internet: http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute/lute.html
e-mail: wbc@cs.dartmouth.edu

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This page was last updatd on April 5, 2000.