More Links: Méhul Discovery, Next-Wave Baroque, and Bosch Disappointment



A few early music links of note.

  • Move Over Berlioz: With the discovery of his fourth symphony, Étienne Méhul is now credited with the invention of the “cyclic” symphony (over Hector Berlioz, who has historically held the distinction).
  • Young Early Musicians: The San Francisco Bay Area is alive with early music instruction and playing opportunities for young musicians.
  • Can’t Play The Flute That Way: After spending months building replicas of musical instruments found in Hieronymus Bosch‘s painting “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” we now know that almost all of them are either unplayable or cannot be played as depicted.

Read More: “The Garden of Earthly Delights”

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