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Workshop: Performing Lost Songs

When Apr 22, 2016
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where 2.00pm, Pembroke College Chapel
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Workshop: Performing Lost Songs

A workshop for early music singers, flautists and harpists focusing upon song repertories of the early middle ages delivered by Benjamin Bagby and Sequentia, in association with Sam Barrett. The workshop will explore a range of Latin song repertories from the early Middle Ages, including Boethian song and selections from Sequentia's new concert programme, 'Monks Singing Pagans'. This is an exceptional opportunity to work with the leading group for reconstructing lost song repertories of the Early Middle Ages and engage with pioneering new research being undertaken at the University of Cambridge.

TICKETS: If you would like to attend the workshop as an observer, email performinglostsongs@gmail.com to reserve a place.

 

Performing Lost Songs

A week of events forming part of a collaboration between Sequentia and Sam Barrett of the Faculty of Music exploring the reconstruction of early medieval Latin song repertories. This includes melodies for Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy as reconstructed from a rediscovered leaf of the eleventh-century Cambridge Songs Manuscript held in the University Library.

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