2nd Monday evening of the month | 10 Sept, 8 Oct, 12 Nov, 10 Dec
7pm to 9pm
repeated on the following
Thursday morning 13 Sept, 11 Oct,15 Nov, 13 Dec
10.30am to 12.30pm
century English poet and essayist, Joseph Addison, described music as “the
greatest good that mortals know, and all of heaven we have below”.
In this 4-part autumn
series of illustrated talks, we will be thinking about the power of music to
move us – intellectually, emotionally and spiritually – and how sacred music
has developed (especially in church liturgy) over the last 2000 years.
These talks are for
anyone who has an interest in music, including musicians or singers. Each
session is a self-contained unit – you don’t need to commit to all four.
Power of Music”
Greek, Jewish and Roman roots
Plainchant & the rise of
Theimpact of theReformation
December: “Ancient & Modern”
From classical to tintinabulation
Led by Vin Allerton who has been a member of the Hallé Choir, and a cantor
and choirmaster in his RC parish, for over 40 years.