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MUSIC INTO WORDS

Sunday 12th February, Morley College, London.

Join Corymbus founder Simon Brackenborough and Frances Wilson of The Cross-Eyed Pianist blog in an event discussing the variety of writing on classical music today. Guest speakers to include internationally-acclaimed pianist Peter Donohoe, Deputy Arts Editor of The Times Neil Fisher, academics Leah Broad and Ian Pace, and writer and presenter Katy Hamilton.

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AS I LAY ON YULE'S NIGHT

Eleanor Parker on a Medieval carol whose simple tune belies a text of theological richness.

MUSIC AND MEMORY: PART 3

On the relationship between memory and musical form, by Young-Jin Hur. 

MUSIC AND MEMORY: PART 2

Young-Jin Hur on how longing for the past is an important aesthetic category in its own right.

MUSIC AND MEMORY: PART 1

Young-Jin Hur on music used for commemoration and to express thoughts of passing.

ANDRÉ CAPLET: PORTRAIT OF A FORGOTTEN ARTIST

Clare Wilson on the life and works of the Prix de Rome winner and friend of  Debussy.

NATIONAL MUSIC, FOLK MUSIC, AND STREET MUSIC IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY OXFORD

Alice Little on the tunebooks of 18th-century Oxford music collector John Malchair.

SOUNDS FROM THE NORTH

Owen Burton looks at the use of tonality in symphonies by three Nordic composers: Sibelius, Nielsen and Rautavaara.

APPLAUDING AUDIENCES

From Victorian mega-concerts to post-war housing, Kate Romano considers how we can put people at the heart of artistic planning.

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