Events & links


EMSV MEETING - SATURDAY 15th June, 2019, 2.30 - 5.30 pm at Bryson St Canterbury - please email for precise address.

General playing/singing - music will be supplied. A renaissance / early baroque musical afternoon of choral / instrumental works.


Singers / instrumentalists can participate in the group playing, but instruments must be of authentic style for the period. All vocal lines will be doubled by instruments.

Pieces to be played will include: Schein - Laetatus Sum a8; and Lobo - Versa est in Luctum a6.

Pitch for the afternoon A440. Up to 4 groups or individuals may perform a short (<5min) item. Send an email to the EMSV committee on if you wish to perform. First in best dressed.

Enquiries Lyn on 0407765220 or


See members' section for the latest What's On for May to June 2019

Instrument for sale

Treble viola da gamba,  Lu-Mi in the style of Henry Jaye with planetary pegs added, Chris English bow, Hard case

Full set of strings. Purchased Sept 2017.  Excellent condition. Kristina Johnson Contact: 0435 043 767. Price $6550. 

Cello/bass viol bow Stick & frog snakewood, button Mammoth, wt 72g, length 72 cm, maker Solange Chivas. Price 1100 Euros.  Contact The bow is currently in Sydney.

Viols for sale Viols for sale Tenor Viol by John (Ben) Hall $6000 ono;    7 string bass viol by Geoff Wills $4750 ono - with cases and bows.
A Doug Eaton snakewood bass bow $1000 & a Dolmetsch Pernambuco baroque violin bow and viola bow $1000 each.
Contact Ted Granlund 0416 249 138 or The instruments are in Sydney.

Clavichord for sale Jean Louis Coquillat table clavichord (Melbourne 1976). One previous owner. As new condition. $1700 ONO  Early Arts Guild  03 9699  8417.





















Australian Early Music Societies (non-commercial)

Australian Viola da Gamba Society (AVDGS),

Early Music Assoc. of NSW,

Canberra Recorder & Early Music Society

Early Music Society of Queensland

Recorder & Early Music Society of WA


4. Early Music Resources on the web (free scores) - for full list of sites see members' page

IMSLP/Petrucci music library, international library of free sheet music.

Choral Domain:, free choral scores.


Website Links

Australian early music web links:


Australian Bach Society

Aust Brandenburg Orchestra

Australian Chamber Choir, Douglas Lawrence,

Australian Historical Performance Initiative (based NSW)

Australian Viola da Gamba Society

Box Hill Choral, Andrew Wailes,

Canberra Recorder & Early Music Society

Consort Eclectus

Duniera, Mount Macedon

Early Arts Guild

Early Music Queensland

Early Music Society of NSW (EMA)

Early Music Society of Victoria (EMSV)

Early Music Studio, Melb Uni,

Elysium ensemble 

Ensemble Gombert 

Gloriana Chamber Choir, Andrew Raiskums,

Ironwood Chamber Ensemble

Kew Philharmonic Chamber Choir

La Compañia

Latitude 37 

Lyre Winds (recorder group)

Ludovico's Band

Melbourne Bach Choir

Newman college, Choir, 

Opera Down Under (baroque productions)

Organs of The Goldfields

Peninsular Summer Music Festival 

Promenade of Sacred Music, Sth Grampians, 

Psallamus – Gregorian chant, Latin mass

Recorder & Early Music society of WA

Scot's church, Melbourne

Society of Organists, Victoria, 

St John's Southgate, cantata services,

St Mary's Basilica Geelong

St Peter's Eastern Hill 

The Consort of Melbourne 

Tudor Choristers, Andrew Blackburn, 

Victorian Recorder Guild 

Woodend Winter Arts Festival 


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