Purcell and his manuscripts
When: Tue 26 Jun 2012, 11.15 - 16.00
Where: Foyle Suite, Centre for Conservation
Price: Free, booking essential
Join us to explore the music of Henry Purcell and the British Library's most important Purcell manuscripts.
10.45 - 11.15 Coffee
11.15 - 11.30 Welcome and Introduction
11.30 - 13.00 Morning session. Presentations by Richard Lewis on his work on the Purcell Plus project at Goldsmiths' College; Bruce Wood on Henry Purcell's sacred music; Peter Holman on Purcell's instrumental and keyboard music.
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break (lunch not provided)
14.00 - 15.30 Afternoon session. Presentations on the performance history and composition of Purcell's viol fantasias by David Lewis and Alan Howard, followed by a talk and performance of two of the fantasias by members of the viol consort Fretwork.
15.30 - 16.00 Tea
This event is now fully booked. Please contact Sandra Tuppen at the British Library +44 (0)20 7412 7500 or email email@example.com if you would like to be placed on the reserve list in case of a cancellation.
Hosted by the British Library in collaboration with the Purcell Plus project at Goldsmiths' College.