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Forgotten musical giants of eighteenth-century Rome on new CD

Forgotten musical giants of eighteenth-century Rome on new CD

Posted on 28 November 2016 by Jessica Kelly

Dr Peter Leech has recorded a landmark CD, The Cardinal King: Music for Henry Benedict Stuart in Rome, 1740-91, with his professional period ensemble Cappella Fede. It is due to […]

Music in Vienna: 1700, 1800, 1900

Music in Vienna: 1700, 1800, 1900

Posted on 23 June 2016 by Jessica Kelly

The image of Vienna as a musical city is a familiar one and it has long been associated with many of the most significant developments in Western music. A new […]

Revolution and Romance

Revolution and Romance

Posted on 15 June 2016 by Jessica Kelly

Dr Clair Rowden has contributed to a new BBC4 documentary series exploring the transformation of music in the 19th century. Revolution and Romance: Musical Masters of the 19th Century sees […]

Studying Cornish carols in Washington

Studying Cornish carols in Washington

Posted on 26 February 2016 by Jessica Kelly

PhD student Kate Neale writes from Washington where she is currently an AHRC Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress... "I study Cornish Christmas carol repertoire and performance in South […]

Fare Thee Well

Posted on 21 July 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Dr Sarah Hill on the Grateful Dead's 50th anniversary concerts... We are now half a century removed from the 1960s. More to the point, we’re now fifty years away from […]

Bartolomeo Campagnoli reloaded

Posted on 23 April 2015 by Jessica Kelly

PhD student Simone Laghi on Italian String Quartets and bringing Bartolomeo Campagnoli to new audiences... I am writing this post on a train that is taking me to Turin. In […]

‘Shakespeare of music’ finally gets his own blue plaque

Posted on 24 March 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Professor David Wyn Jones This article originally appeared on The Conversation. London is about to get its latest blue plaque. A building on Great Pulteney Street in Soho will soon be […]