encouraging the enjoyment of mediaeval, renaissance and baroque music

Early Music Society of Victoria, (Australia)

The Early Music Society of Victoria (Australia) encourages the enjoyment of mediaeval, renaissance and baroque music.

It runs events such as players' and singers' afternoons, and public concerts.  New members and visitors are most welcome at all activities.


To join the EMSV see the JOIN section for the application form. Annual subscription $15 per email address.

EMSV Members receive "What's On in early music" emails every 2 or 3 weeks and may view the latest version on this website in the Members' section.


The EMSV WHAT'S ON column has changed editor from Lyn Hawkins to Jim Bland.

However it will work the same as before as the contact email for concert notices and instruments for sale is still emsvofvic@gmail.com


                                                                    EMSV MEETING - Sunday 25th August, 2019

2.30 - 5.30 pm
venue to be advised
General playing/singing - music will be supplied. A renaissance / early baroque musical afternoon of choral / instrumental works.
Any singers / instrumentalists can participate in the group playing, but instruments must be of authentic style for the period. All vocal lines will be doubled by instruments.
Pieces to be played including: Lasso – Lagrime di San Pietro a7;   Schein – Zion Spricht a8;   Gastoldi – Concerto de Pastori.
Pitch for the afternoon A440. Up to 4 groups or individuals may perform a short (<5min) item (the harpsichord is transposing A415/440). Send an email to the EMSV committee on emvofvic@gmail.com if you wish to perform. First in best dressed. Enquiries Lyn on emsvofvic@gmail.com



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