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General Information
2019 Publications (This Year)
  • Bulletin #35 was published and circulated in February 2019
  • Consort #75 was issued in June 2019
  • Bulletin #36 was published and circulated in October 2019
  • Invoices or advice notes relating to subscriptions for the year 2020 were mailed out in October 2019

2020 Publications (Next Year)
  • Bulletin #37 was published and circulated in March 2020
  • Consort #76 will be issued in June 2020
  • Bulletin #38 will be published and circulated in October 2020
  • Invoices or advice notes relating to subscriptions for the year 2020 will be mailed out in October 2019

Contents of latest issue of The Consort, #76  

Jehan de Maletty, a forgotten composer, and the poetry of Ronsard
They that in Ships unto the Sea down goe: Music on the Mayflower
Prelude no. 1 of the Well-tempered Clavier: The piece in context, and some aspects of performance practice
Arnold Dolmetsch: A lost (and found) Bressan recorder and its replacement(s)
Christopher Wood's Les Oiseaux: the recorder's association with birdsong in a modern work for the instrument

The Consort: ISSN 0268 9111

What is an ISSN?

An ISSN is an 8-digit code which identifies a serial publication, i.e. a publication issued in successive parts, having a common title, and intended to be continued indefinitely. ISSNs are issued by:

ISSN UK Centre
The British Library
Boston Spa
West Yorkshire
LS23 7BQ

Tel: +44 (0)1937 546959
Fax: +44 (0)1937 546562

Complete Index For Volumes 1 - 76 

Back Issues and Past Articles

  • The Foundation holds a small number of back issues that are available to purchase
  • Individual articles can be provided as scanned images (in pdf format)
  • The charges for back issues and back articles are available on request
  • Please contact Dr. Brian Blood for further information

Articles for The Consort
Would you be interested in writing an article on a musical subject of your choice for The Consort, a journal that appears annually, and specialises in early music, i.e. music up to 1800. 

A suitable length for an article would be about 5000 words. Black and white illustrations are welcome as long as you have obtained any necessary permissions.

For purposes of publication, the most helpful format for submitting an article is on a CD together with a print-out.

If you send it to the editor, Elizabeth Rees, by the end of December, it can appear in the Summer issue following.

The fee for an article is £60.
Please supply a short biography about yourself when you send the article.

Please contact me if you have any queries or would like to discuss this further.

The Editor
Elizabeth Rees M.A. (Oxon)
2 Parkfields
High Street
nr. Glastonbury
Somerset BA6 8SZ 
tel: 01458 851561 

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The Consort is one of the world's leading Early Music Journals. It is published annually by the Dolmetsch Foundation, and has a wide readership both in Britain and abroad. University libraries in many countries subscribe to The Consort, which carries articles on current musical research and reviews of recent books, music and recordings.
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Other Information  
  • Cheques, Money Orders, etc. should be made to The Dolmetsch Foundation Inc.
  • Payments, bank-to-bank, should be made to our bankers (see details above) with all charges borne by the payer.
  • The Consort's page dimension is A5
  • Copy deadline for the next issue is December 25, 2020
Please provide camera-ready artwork on floppy disk or CD (black and white), together with hard copy. These can be sent to the editor with your payment.