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  • Next recording release in preparation!

    Steven Devine and Kate Semmens, whose first release, Delicatessen, started the whole idea of Devine Music, are currently preparing their next release, The Notebooks of Anna Magdalena Bach, for general release in November. If you’d like to be notified, please sign up below. We promise never to use your data for anything other than letting […]

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  • New Purcell song added to Sheet music

    The 1st of Purcell’s three settings of “If Music be the Food of Love” is now available for download in three different keys. This is the least-performed of the three versions and offers significant variants to the more-famous second version. All three versions will be available from this website very shortly. Link to the page […]

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  • New publication from Elizabeth Walker

    Elizabeth Walker, whose beautiful CD “Finchcocks Schubertiade” is released on the Devine Music Label, has released her second book of studies.  Following on from her award-winning Baroque Flute Studies, this new book explores key techniques used in baroque performance and interpretation, and demystifies the many symbols and unwritten practices of baroque music for the modern flute […]

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  • Steven Devine

    Steven Devine has performed all over the world as a harpsichord soloist (his recent Chandos recording of the Goldberg Variations was described by Gramophone Magazine as “one of the best”), he is a highly sought-after continuo player with permanent positions with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Classical Opera and London Baroque and directs […]

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  • An Interview with John Irving

    John Irving, fortepianist on our most recent Haydn release, recently gave an interview on the Mozart Circle website.  John, who is also a highly-respected scholar and Professor at TrinityLaban Conservatoire in London, answers 10 questions about his views on music-making, period-instruments and many other areas.  Read this lovely discussion here.

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  • Danzi Volume 2 – A note on the artwork

    Franz Danzi MUSIC FOR PIANO AND WINDS Vol. 1 Ensemble F2

    The artwork for “Franz Danzi: Music for Piano and Winds Vol. 2” is based on original painted decorations on the Lucien-Joseph Raoux hand horn used in the recording. Although somewhat obscured by age, sunflowers, thistles and daisies are visible entwining themselves around the bell of the instrument, lacquered in heavy gold paint. The disc’s sister […]

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  • Emma Jane Semmens – Illustrator

    Currently living and working in London, Emma Jane Semmens is a freelance illustrator and designer. She completed her degree in BA Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts, part of University of the Arts London in the summer of 2013, and obtained a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at UCA Rochester in 2010. She has […]