HULLO! I'M DAVID KETTLEWELL
- David's personal profile with music and movies

 

 

 
yule 2003

A Harp at Every Hearth

- a wide range of models at very affordable prices, and remarkable quality; made in Pakistan, rosewood with mahogony-plywood soundboards, a fascinating cultural blend, here are 36 movies demonstrating five different models, playing melodies, improvising, tuning ... also on DVD and CD.

David the Harper

- concerts, seminars, school visits:
music from mediæval, renaissance and folk traditions

David
yule 2003
Musica Humana CD Catalogue
- 70 new demo tracks at high and low resolutions = 140 new sound files and animations
(updated)
Black Sea Don Cossacks:
- the magic of Russian sacred music and folk-songs
Text in English, Swedish, Finnish & German
Ytterlennes Musikanter - concert:
Music for an Historic Church:

film
Christmas carols 2009
Ytterlennes Players
Christmas Concert 2009:
with Ytterlennes church choir

Mass in Mediæval Tone 2006:
Ytterlennes mediæval church:

film

Divina Musica:
Musical programme at Ytterlennes mediæval church:
Photographs from the concert of the group "Divina Musica"

Carol-singing in the Community 2006:
film

An 18th century church-service
at Gålsjö forest factory 2004
Text in Swedish; hymns in Swedish and English
A country choir in rehearsal and performance:
Bjärtrå - DVD: Text in Swedish only

A country village choir's 75th jubilee: Bjärtrå - pictures and film. Text in Swedish.
Burning DVDs
- a personal view of how four programmes work and don't work
yule 2003
yule 2003
Dulcimer
The majority of David's doctoral thesis (Ph.D, Loughborough, 1976)
in electronic form
Flexible Arranging & Composing
a simple approach to harmony inspired by Renaissance musicians,
and adapted for practical use today

Some Thoughts on Tuning:
- a simple approach inspired by Renaissance & Baroque teachers, and adapted for practical use today

The Gothenburg Fragments
- seven delightful pieces in frottola style, c.1500
Laude Novella
- sounds and sights of a professional mediaeval ensemble
yule 2003
Making a Bardic Harp
- extracts from Gildas Jaffrennou's out-of-print book Folk Harps (1973)
edited and annotated by David

Fiolasten:
music on the
'nyckelharpa' (keyed fiddle)
and the art and craft of shoemaking:

Torbjörn & Mia Näsbom, Umeå, Sweden

A Sense of Time
- a CD recorded for the Swedish Association of Scientists:
David writes about the baroque pieces used in the recording
CAMERATA TARTUENSIS
- everything you thought you couldn't do! ... including two baroque operas.
DAVID'S MORNING THOUGHTS - from the radio
SUGGESTOPEDIA
- Activating the Student's Reserve Capacities:
by Lonny Gold: major update with movies
LEARNING WITH LEONARDO - David's contribution to the SEAL conference April 2001

THE CARL NYRÉN ROCOCO COLLECTION
of music manuscripts, from the 18thC. Grammar School for the north of Sweden in Härnösand. Text in Swedish only

Music from 17thC Brazil:
samples of the group Banza
recorder, baroque violin, baroque guitar,
bandurra, machete, theorbo, tenor

CD COVERS
- David's designs for covers, booklets and labels
EARLY MUSIC IN SWEDISH LIBRARIES
- a personal view
FIRE! FIRE!
- music notation for those who can't read it
CANTORES VAGANTES
Early Music Studio Tallinn, Estonia

A HAMPER OF HARPS
- old instruments - old pictures -
new instruments - new pictures

EFFECTIVE AFFECTIVE LEARNING
Sowing Seeds of Confidence
conference in Argentina, February 2000

MUSICA HUMANA
- an outline of the background thinking and the working approach

 A MATCHLESS TREASURE
- three mediaeval churches
amidst the hilly forest farms of Northern Sweden

MUSICA THULIA - early music from the Far North:
unusual sources in attractive practical editions

THE NEW RENAISSANCE
- a historical view of educating the whole person

A SWEDISH JEWEL IN THE BALTIC CROWN
- a visit to Runö - Ruhnu

MUSICA PEDAGOGICA PRACTICA
- Renaissance ideas to illuminate musical learning & music-making today

MUSICA POETICA
- a new look at the Renaissance musician's approach to moving the emotions

"... coupling the words and the notes lovingly together" :
Musica Poëtica in whole-person education

- how the use of music in the 'active concert-reading' of whole-person learning can be enhanced by an understanding of how that music was conceived.

MUSICA CALLIGRAFICA
- Music writing as an experience of beauty

VIA SONORA
- improvisations on renaissance songs and dances:
including their CD - Musica in Camera Gustaviana,  domestic music-making from the early years of Tartu University, Estonia: booklet design by David

TARTU EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL
- a colourful gallery

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A MAC MADE...!
- overview of the most exciting adventures of 1997

stories - journies - people - places - presented in - music - pictures - movies - colour-coded text

THE KETTLEWELLS
- a 100-year chronicle of an English Musical Family