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.


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EMSV MEETING - Sunday 21st October 2018.

2.30  - 5.30 pm


At St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall, corner of Margaret & Church Sts Canterbury.




TRILLO, a young renaissance mixed early music instrumental group [(Alexandra Bailliet-Joly (Recorders), Dylan Quinlan-Baskett (Harpsichord), Michaela Murphy (Baroque Violin), Alex Meagher (Percussion), Alex Jolly (Lute) and Evlambia Vafiadis (Viol da gamba)] has been awarded the 2018 Harold McDonald Prize for Early Music. They will be presented with their Harold McDonald prize at the EMSV October meeting and will perform a couple of items for us.


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.

Pieces to be played will include Clemens – O Magnum Mysterium a6; Morales – Ad Tantae a4 & Ecce Virgo; Bassano – Ave Regina a8; Capricornus – Der Gerechten Seelen. Enquiries Lyn Hawkins 0407 765 220, or email emsvofvic@gmail.com. The pitch for the afternoon will be A440.





































































































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