We are currently updating our website with details for HISS 2015 to be held at Scarborough between 17-21 August 2015. Pictures of this summer's course available to view shortly...
Participants attending Mary Tyers' sessions are requested to purchase a copy of Hotteterre's 48 Preludes in 24 Tonarten for solo Treble Recorder (Schott OFB126) to bring on the course. The music can be purchased direct from the publisher here.
Have you seen our feature for HISS 2014 in the Spring 2014 newsletter of The Early Music Shop? http://www.earlymusicshop.com/More/EMSNewsletter.aspx Like what you see...? Hurry places on French-themed HISS 2014 filling up fast - with only 20 places remaining! Book now at www.hiss.org.uk
Remember discounted 'Early Bird' booking closes on 30 April! Check out our programme page for the musical delights in store for you at HISS 2014: http://www.hiss.org.uk/programme.html
HISS 2014 highlights for lutes and other continuo players: chansons of Pierre de Manchicourt, Monteverdi's Madrigals of Love and War and the art of continuo playing and accompaniment, and sessions on providing music for dance... www.hiss.org.uk
HISS 2014 highlights for strings: repertoire of the 24 Violons du Roi (Four and twenty fiddlers), 17th and 18th century French dance music, The Auld Alliance - Jacobite material going back to the 1690s - Scottish tunes crossing the border, and viol consorts... www.hiss.org.uk
HISS 2014 highlights for singers: Trouvere and troubadour repertoire and Occitan folk song; British ballads from 16th to 18th century within the themes of war and France; Medieval Anglo-Norman motets; Pierre de Manchicourt's Missa de Domina Virgine Maria; and Claudio Monteverdi's Madrigali Guerrieri, et Amorosi. http://www.hiss.org.uk/
Don't forget to take advantage of our group booking discount. We want to encourage you to come in groups, so if you have always wanted to bring your partners or less musical friends along then this is the perfect opportunity! Check out the HISS 2014 programme here http://www.hiss.org.uk/programme.html
First application for HISS 2014 received! Book your place online now for an exciting summer of French musical delights! HISS 2014 brochure available to view and download here. Don't forget to pick up yours at the 2013 Royal Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition between 7-9 November 2013 or at the Early Music Shop!
Hot off the press...! The HISS 2014 brochure is available to view and download here. Pick up yours at the 2013 Royal Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition between 7-9 November 2013