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The Artists
Massimiliano Guido


Massimiliano Guido completed his studies (Laurea) in Musicology at Pavia University cum laude with a dissertation on Girolamo Frescobaldi’s toccatas (advisors S. La Via and L.F. Tagliavini). His field of study is Baroque music, with a special emphasis on keyboard repertoire. In 2008 he has completed the Doctorate in Musicology at Pavia University, with a thesis on the relationship between poetry and music in the songs of Paolo Conte.
Currently he is a post-doctoral researcher at the Musicology Department, Pavia University in the field of Musich Theroy and Keyboard Performance Practice. He writes for international reviews (Rivista Internazionale di Musica Sacra, Informazione Organistica) and has partecipated to the National Research Project “Storia dei Concetti Musicali” in 2005 and 2007 (G. Borio and G. Gentili editors) publishing two works about form and style in the early Italian Seicento (Carocci Publisher). 

Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra


Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra (http://www.emich.edu/music/html/ruiter-feenstra.html) is an advocate of improvisation and performance on historically-based instruments. Seasoned with that experience and partnered with ongoing investigation of early treatises and extant repertoire, she is writing a book based on recreating eighteenth-century improvisation techniques, entitled Bach and Improvisation: Learning the Language (Göteborg, Sweden: GOArt Publications, 2005) to be available through the Organ Historical Society

Pieter Dirksen


Pieter Dirksen performs as soloist on both harpsichord and organ and as continuo player with diverse chamber ensembles. He completed his musicological studies with honours in 1987 and since then published widely about baroque keyboard music. In 1996 he received his doctorate ‘cum laude' with a dissertation on the keyboard music of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, which was awarded the Dutch Praemium Erasmianum. Further books have been devoted to Bach's Art of Fugue, Sweelinck (essays, 2002) and Scheidemann, and critical editions appeared with music by Bull, Sweelinck, Cornet, Scheidemann, Düben, Buxtehude, Reincken, Lübeck and Bach.

Reidar Hauge


Reidar Hauge ha studiato al Bergen Music Conservatorium e si laureato all’università del Minnesota.
Dal 1973 è Kantor della Chiesa di Kongsberg in Norvegia.
Inoltre ha diretto diverse Orchestre in Norvegia (Kongsberg Symfony Orchestra, Oslo Symfony Orchestra) e anche in Estonia, Germania, Azerbaigian, Belgio, Inghilterra e Finlandia.
Con la supervisione di Reidar Hauge, il meraviglioso organo di Gloger è stato restaurato da parte di Jürgen Arend.
Reidar è direttore della “Gloger Academy” e organizzatore del “The Kongsberg International Organ Summer”.

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