Notes (NL) Vuurwerk met drie of vier klavecimbels en barokorkest. Waar komt dat beter tot zijn recht dan in Scheveningen, de badplaats in Europa waar het meeste…… Read more “#CONC: 3-4 Harpsichord Concertos. Bach/Vivaldi-Koopman. 19.10.18 Den Haag”
Ah, social media! What a source of interesting information you are! Yesterday Prof. Steve Gillam shared on his Facebook profile the amazing video I am posting here… Read more "Baroque Scene Change"
A selection of works of art with auctioned at Bonhams throughtout the late years. The images are drawn from their online catalogues. This gallery will be updated… Read more "MI at Bonhams’auctions – a selection"
During my last trip to Italy I visited local collections - namely in Venice the Gallerie dell'Accademia and the Palazzo Cini Galleria, in Vicenza the Gallerie di… Read more "(pieces of) Italian Music Iconography on show…"
Back in 2014 I was asked to write an article for the Festschrift dedicated to Prof. Ton Koopman for his 70th birthday (ed. Albert Clement, Studies in…… Read more “Bouchardon and Geminiani”
Social media are a great tool to help discover new things, and this is the (yet) short story of a painting that I saw for the first…… Read more “Pieces and Pieces”
The Neimeijer archival boxes contain mainly excerpts from auction catalogues. The works of art documented, belong to any age and are realized with any technique, from painting…… Read more “The Neimeijer Archive pt.2: notes on a portrait”
(…) In September 2017 Dr J.W. Neimeijer, director of the Rijksprentenkabinet from 1974 to 1990, presented the RKD with an extensive art-historical collection of images of Northern…… Read more “Music Iconography in the Archive J.W.Neimeijer @RKD”
Countless are the ways music and visual arts meet. Here is the short account of what was recently discovered behind a painting on copper.* This tale begins…… Read more “The plate and the painter: on a little discovery in late 2017”