Musica Ficta

Early vocal music in Nelson, New Zealand

Protected: Monday 11 May at Waimea College 10 May 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Burcin @ 7:15 pm

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MF as of 8 May 8 May 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Burcin @ 1:21 am

Did you really want Techno Tomkins? Well, you got it.

See, See the Shepherd’s Queen
I made a whole new folder for the practice files I created for this piece. You’ll find:

  • A score in the correct key for MF
  • Practice files for every voice part
  • A fun techno version

All Creatures Now
I also re-formatted All Creatures (Bennet) to our key, and its in the usual Practice Files place.

  • New score for MF
  • Would you like me to create practice files for this?

Programme order to come in the next post . . .

 

Protected: Next Rehearsal: 30th April at Waimea College 11 April 2009

Filed under: events,Performances,recordings,Rehearsals,Repertoire,Resources — Chris Burcin @ 12:10 am

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Founders Concert Options 3 April 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Burcin @ 7:40 pm

From Yvonne:

The Bookfair will be on that weekend in the Energy Centre.
The Granary and the JC room are available at the proces below.

The farmers market finishes at 6pm.

Here you go – if public concert etc Maria would look at taking a percentage of the door take

From Boyd:

June 12 – Bookfair in energy center

Granary is empty – $450 usual – maybe open for neg. if public concert etc

JC room is empty – $200 usual – maybe open for neg. if public concert etc

Outside – maybe (braziers with spiced wine for sale…)

 

Protected: MF as we know it– UPDATED 3 April 28 March 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Burcin @ 10:14 am

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Chanel Arts Centre Gig 27 March 2009

Filed under: events,Performances — Chris Burcin @ 3:11 pm

From Trish:

Waaaaahhoooooo finally got hold of Donald of Chanel Arts/Motueka Music Group.


Yes he agrees that would be too much to have two early music things on one weekend. (There’s a Baroque trio on Sat 15 May)
Might we think that even the weekend after is too much too?


But anyway – the place is available to us for the three weekends after that:


22/23/24 May
29/30/31 May (Queens)
5/6/7 June
12/13/14 June
19/20/21 June (possible but getting close to concerts for the Festival of Lights)


He basically said that we can do whatever we want re times/concert. Charge is $80 for evening concert which would include going in for rehearsals too. He doesn’t recommend afternoon concerts. 7.30pm is the norm and he recommends HUGE local advertising efforts as people often say they didn’t know about stuff….


The Music Group don’t advertise concerts other than their own on their mailings so we would have to organise that ourselves. He suggests flyers at the previous concerts…

Trish’s thoughts : I’m busy on afternoon of 23rd & I can’t do the weekend of 30/31 May at all. I would be happy to create and post out advertising if everyone helps with creating the mailing list of friends & contacts.

 

Matona Mia Cara explained 16 March 2009

Filed under: recordings,Repertoire — Chris Burcin @ 11:09 am

The Kings Singers are very good for this kinda interpretation stuff, aren’t they?

Hillary and Andrew have suggested we add “Matona Mia Cara” to our repertoire. Have a listen to the Kings’ Singers version:



and if you believe Choral Public Domain, the meaning can be quite rude indeed!