Tag Archives: At the event

At the event: Haydn Op.20 no.1 Functional Analysis at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

On 11 March, I was delighted to be invited to sit in on Levon Chilingirian’s Professor’s Platform at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Its focus was to be a performance of Hans Keller’s Functional Analysis of Haydn’s String … Continue reading

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At the event: Musical time-travel

On Sunday 22nd March I was in Market Bosworth, watching King Richard III’s cortege on its way to his reburial at Leicester Cathedral. It was a wonderful day memorable for many reasons – the skill and dedication of the volunteer … Continue reading

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At the event: Hans Keller at the 1954 Salzburg Festival

When we last explored this most extraordinary of musicians, I was, if you remember, sorting the unsorted materials in his Archive here at the University Library. Well, now I know what’s in the boxes (mostly) and have moved on to … Continue reading

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At the event: UL Friends talk by Margaret Faultless

It’s all in the notes. Or is it?…. On Wednesday February 11th Margaret Faultless gave an absorbing and illuminating lecture-recital to the Friends of the University Library on performance practice at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries taking … Continue reading

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At the event: Charles Ives study day @ the Guildhall School of Music

“Understanding Charles Ives’s music is no easy task. Its diversity is unrivaled, ranging from band marches to avant-garde experiments and from Victorian church anthems to some of the most complex orchestral music ever written.” So begins Peter Burkholder’s 1986 seminal … Continue reading

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