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Symposium: Music and the Language Arts in Early Modern Song
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This afternoon symposium brings practitioners of historical performance together with scholars of music and literature to explore the interface between music and the literary arts in early modern Europe. The symposium coincides with a visit to campus by the acclaimed UK-based viol consort, Fretwork, who have recently recorded the complete verse anthems of 17th-century English composer Orlando Gibbons.

4/13/2018
When: Friday, April 13, 2018
1:00 PM
Where: Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey  08544
United States
Contact: Isaac Harrison Louth

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This afternoon symposium brings practitioners of historical performance together with scholars of music and literature to explore the interface between music and the literary arts in early modern Europe. The symposium coincides with a visit to campus by the acclaimed UK-based viol consort, Fretwork, who have recently recorded the complete verse anthems of 17th-century English composer Orlando Gibbons. For further details, please contact ilouth -at- princeton.edu. No registration required.

Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall

1:00 p.m. – Workshop with William Hunt (Birmingham Conservatoire), featuring Fretwork and Princeton University Chamber Choir

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3:00 p.m. – Keynote, Giuseppe Gerbino (Columbia): “Unknown Pleasures: Language Imitating Music Imitating Language”

4:30 p.m. – Roundtable, with Giuseppe Gerbino, William Hunt, Wendy Heller and Jamie Reuland.

Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall

7:30 p.m. – Concert: Music by Gibbons, Weelkes, Tomkins and others, performed by Fretwork and Princeton University Chamber Choir.

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Music, Princeton Glee Club and the Committee for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies.

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