TIME’S WINGED CHARIOT: WORDS AND MUSIC FROM 400 YEARS AGO

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Date & Time: 05-Jul-2021 11:00 - 12:00
Event Code: 5003
Location: Christ Church
Price: £8.00
Description: Travel back in time to the year 1621 and survey the glories of music and poetry from that era. Influential Dutch composer J. P. Sweelinck died in 1621 and metaphysical poets Andrew Marvell + Henry Vaughan were born in 1621. The programme will also include words by William Shakespeare, Robert Herrick and Lancelot Andrewes (translator of the King James Bible) + music by their contemporaries Martin Peerson, Giles Farnaby, Thomas Tomkins and John Blow, played on the chamber organ by Ann Burgess. Real coffee and tea will be available from 10.30am.

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