seen to the left was painted by Ruth Knoll based on the soundboard painting of the 1769 Pascal Taskin double-manual harpsichord now housed in the Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments in Edinburgh, Scotland. (The center portion has, of course, been altered for use here)
Clicking on the rose wherever it is found on the site will always return you to the SECM home page.
Photographs of the 1769 Taskin harpsichord, including the soundboard rose, can be seen here (this link will open in a new browser window).
The Scholarly Societies Project
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SECM members get 20% discount on The Journal of Musicology
The University of California Press has graciously extended to the SECM membership a 20% discount on individual subscriptions to The Journal of Musicology. This would amount to an annual subscription price of $33.60 (American dollars). For price list and details click here. To claim the discount, SECM members should use the discount code SECM20 when they subscribe.
SECM members get 20% discount on Eighteenth-Century Music
Cambridge University Press has graciously extended to the SECM membership a 20% discount on individual subscriptions to the new journal Eighteenth-Century Music. This would amount to an annual subscription at approximately $26.00 (American dollars). For price list and details click here. To claim the discount, SECM members simply need to indicate that they are members when they contact Cambridge University Press to subscribe.
The Sun of German Composers
This graphic, found on the last page of Volume 3 of the Society's newsletter, depicts a sun filled with names of 18th-century German composers. The original is from an Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung article from 1799. The graphic and accompanying article can be seen here.
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