Welcome to the New
Renaissance Home Page. New Renaissance hosts the websites for several
music organisations - all based in the United Kingdom and all
specialising in Early Music.
du Roi is a vocal ensemble specialising in the performance of sacred
music from the Renaissance. Following their appearances at the York
Early Music Festival, Utrecht Early Music Festival and their tour of the
USA they are rapidly gaining an enviable reputation for their
interpretations of English and Spanish music.
Records Ltd is a new record label that has been launched world-wide
to promote the finest music that artistic endeavour can produce. Be it
16th century sacred vocal music or contemporary music the aim is to
achieve performances that are as close to the intentions of the composer
as possible. Artists on the Signum label include Chapelle du Roi, The
Clerks' Group, charivari agréable, Musica Antiqua, Hausmusik London,
Lucy Carolan and Cordaria.
Cantiones Press provides attractive and authoritative editions of
Renaissance choral music. The majority of works have either not
previously been published at all, or cannot be obtained in formats which
are financially viable for choirs and consorts.
Renaissance Society was formed in 1944 to promote the understanding
and appreciation of plainchant, Renaissance polyphony and other types of
vocal and instrumental music from the period. The Renaissance Society
operates the Renaissance Singers and Saecuclum.
Renaissance Singers were founded in 1944 and operate under the
auspices of the Renaissance Society. The choir is one of London's
leading amateur choirs and is unique in that it specialises in early
music. The Renaissance Singers give six or so concerts a year and
undertake a concert tour each year, usually aborad.
operates under the auspices of the Renaissance Society and offers a
programme of events including a festival of Early Music. This combines
workshops and concerts in an annual weekend which includes Renaissance
food and drink. The fifth Saeculum Festival will be held on Saturday July
26th 2002 at Magdalen College, Oxford, UK.
is a site for musicians and students aiming to provide resources for
performance and study. The site contains catalogues, articles and
biographical information relating to composers, aspects of performance
and academic study.
is a collection of videos which Alistair Dixon has been involved in the production and editing.
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