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Published 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month to over 6,300 subscribers. Naomi Morse, Editor
Gotham Early Music Scene, Inc., New York, New York
July 19, 2012

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What's New at GEMS...

grammyOnce again, GEMS has joined The Recording Academy, the organization that sponsors the annual Grammy® awards.  We do this so that early music ensembles who have independently produced outstanding recordings may submit them, through us, for consideration for one of these prestigious awards.  Any recording produced between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012 is eligible for consideration.  Nominations are being accepted during the month of August.
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So far this year, we will be nominating Asteria’s 4th album, For the Love of Jaqueline, which tracks the highs and lows of a real medieval romance through the sumptuous music of Antoine Busnoys (1430-1492). The music was newly transcribed and arranged by Asteria directly from the Dijon chansonnier and recorded at the 14th-century Burgundian palace of Germolles.  The album is available for purchase through the GEMS online CD store.

If you know of other early music recordings of exceptional quality released within the timeframe noted above which should be nominated, please let us know!  

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 Event Listings
Alba ConsortBargemusic's There and Then Series presents
ALBA

Journey the Ancient Seas! Music of Early Spain and beyond...
Haunting melodies and dynamic rhythms of the Iberian peninsula as well as music from its Middle-Eastern and European neighbors

Saturday, August 4 at 8 pm     Tickets: $15-$35
Bargemusic, Fulton Ferry Landing (near the Brooklyn Bridge), Manhattan

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Other Upcoming Events... (click on the date for more info)

Thursday, October 4 at 7:30 pm - Sinfonia New York and GEMS Fifth Anniversary Gala, New York
Society for Ethical Culture, NYC.  Concert, reception, and presentation of the GEMINI awards to Michael and Kay Jaffee.

SAVE THE DATES
Fall/Winter, 2012 - more GEMS Fifth Anniversary events

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