On line Events and other things to do in these straitened times.


NB. listing is no guarantee that the workshop or concert will take place.  Please check before committing.


Tallis Spem in Alium sung by Stile Antico  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfnEbwcLq0E&feature=youtu.be

Recorder consort music downloads https://www.helenhooker.co.uk/downloads 

J.S. Bach chamber music: http://www.herscheltrio.co.uk/new-concert-video.html 

Backing tracks for recorder players https://www.srp.org.uk/david-moses-downloads/ 

i Fagiolini’s Sing The Score (+Extra).  Robert Hollingworth and his group have made ‘sing along’ videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsdmpGkkaBlCmyiEyHtUjBAEIjbb4bVXp and www.ifagiolini.com/singthescore

Peter Holman has an online concert at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-qIJ232JWc.  

Play along (with) MIDI Files for Viola da Gambas & Recorders: https://tpgettys.weebly.com/ 

Or with the Chelys Consort (viols): http://www.chelysconsort.co.uk/consort-minus-one.html 

Cappella Nova Outreach in association with Strathclyde University’s Centre for Lifelong Learning: https://mycll.strath.ac.uk/MyCLL/Classes?cid=76&cname=Music+%26+Singing+in+collaboration+with+Cappella+Nova+Outreach 

Clare College choir video: https://www.clarecollegechoir.com/videos

Ex Cathedra have made recordings, e.g. sing-alongs for young children, see https://mailchi.mp/excathedra/may-2020-enews?e=994f568de2 

A Web page of on-line events is being maintained by SWEMF at https://www.swemf.org.uk/events/online-events/ ,

by EEMF at www.eemf.org.uk/lockdown_links.html

and by BMEMF at www.bmemf.org.uk/online-activities.html 

An Alison Kinder lecture-recital on the music of Tobias Hume is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=amqG1fSKXGs&app=desktop;

she has other videos at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnMc0tcKenkLzpbAfyFpkng .

6 Platinum Consort workshops, available at https://www.platinumconsort.com/jmf.html 

The Sixteen have online performances and talks at https://thesixteen.com/quarantine-with-the-sixteen/ and What’s On – The Sixteen (A Choral Odyssey sequence).

There are backing tracks for a variety of early music instrumental works at https://www.catonthekeysmusic.co.uk/ .  A few tracks are free.

David Hatcher has consort music minus one part – for you to fill in! – see 

The City Musick also have recordings minus one part – see https://www.tcmusick.com/cck-music-store – but you do have to pay.

Unlock your Singing with Jennie Cassidy at https://www.connectandteach.com/lesson/unlock-your-singing/

PlayScore 2, currently for IPhone/iPad only (www.playscore.co ) allows you photograph your music and it will play it, or you can import a PDF to play. It allows you to play at any speed and you can set the instruments and transpose.  It also exports MIDI if you want.

Some on-line lessons are being offered by

Elizabeth Dodd, viols, elizabethdoddviol@gmail.com 

Alison Kinder, viols, www.alisonkinder.co.uk 

Oonagh Lee, historical oboes and recorders, www.oonaghlee.com 

Richard MacKenzie, lutes and guitars, http://magnatune.com/artists/richard_mackenzie/ 

Regular Events

Mondays, 7.45-9.45pm, Stockport.  Early Music choir with James Pelham, vocespulchrae@proton.me  https://jamespelham123.wixsite.com/vocespulchrae 

Wednesdays 1pm.  Lunchtime baroque concerts.   www.ensemblehesperi.com 

Trouvère Medieval Minstrels.  Wednesday evenings 7pm on their Facebook page

The Telling Wednesday evenings, Fridays 11am Medieval singing workshops. https://www.thetelling.co.uk/concert-diary 

Thursdays 27 April to 6 July.  Topics in Renaissance music 3 with Patrick Allies; Iberian renaissance music from Spain, Portugal and the New World.  https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/topics-in-renaissance-music-3 

David Allinson Lunchtime Live, Fridays at 1pm: http://davidallinson.com/diary/ 

Fridays 1pm.  Eboracum Baroque spotlight concerts on YouTube and Facebook (available afterwards).  http://eboracumbaroque.co.uk/#events