Families: INDIANA UNIVERSITY/BLOOMINGTON: Making a Joyful Noyse

INDIANA UNIVERSITY/BLOOMINGTON

The logo for the Bloomington Early Music Festival at Indiana University features J.S. Bach in a plaid shirt standing in a cornfield next to a signpost listing the distances to Tucson, Ariz.; Leipzig, Germany; and Bloomington. The 14 concerts of medieval, Renaissance, baroque and classical music include works performed by adults on period instruments as well as a recital by elementary school students making a "joyful noyse" on recorders. Such whimsy has made a convert of Mia Dalglish, 16, a student at Bloomington High School South. "Early music can be stiff and boring--or the most beautiful music in the world," she...

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