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Boston Recorder Society Newsletter
Our 68th Year
October 2022
Classes, News, and Events
Amherst Early Music Online Classes
  • Saturday, October 29, 3:00PM. Time for trio sonatas! with Na'ama Lion, flute, and Sarah Freiberg, cello. For baroque flutists.

  • Sunday, October 30, 1:00PM. Music for Halloween and All Souls Day with Shira Kammen.

  • Sunday, October 30, 3:00 p.m. MONOPHONY - chants, songs and dances from Western Europe, Ottoman Empire, Armenia, North Africa and the Balkan region with Daphna Mor.

Monday, November 6, 7:30PM
Seven Times Salt - The Corners of the Moon: Uncanny Music for Hallowmas
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 838 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA
Spooky music of 17th-century England depicting ghost encounters, witches' dances, fantastic beasts, and more. Works by Campion, Picforth, Byrd, Lawes, and ballads about fairy mayhem, Tom o'Bedlam, and Robin Goodfellow. $20 suggested donation. Information and link.

Virtual Recorder Workshops and Meetings
The American Recorder Society has an extensive compendium of virtual events. A couple to check out:

  • Online playing/lecture events presented by the Highland Park Recorder Society. Next up on November 21, 2022. Rhetoric in Musical Expression in the late 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries. Melodic devices and ornamentation based on rhetorical principles.

Just for fun! Thirty Second Concerts
Visit Scott Schultz's YouTube channel for witty thirty-second arrangements of popular tunes for recorders and classroom percussion. Videos feature Scott and his accomplices sporting a large assortment of wigs and other amusing accessories.