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23 March 2018The Music and Life of J S Bach
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The Music and Life of J S Bach Peter Medhurst Friday 23 March 2018

Peter Medhurst who gave us a fascinating lecture in April 2016 on 'Paintings in spired by Music; Music inspired by Paintings' is returning.  As before he will use a piano to illustrate his lectures; he also hopes to be able to use the organ in the Salisbury Hall  in the afternoon. 

The format of the day will be as follows:-

10.30 Lecture 1: A general background to the life and music of J S Bach
11.30 Coffee
12.00 Lecture 2: An exploration of Bach’s musical language
1.0 Sandwich Lunch
2.00 Lecture 3: This will focus on Bach’s vocal music
3.00 Close

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Venue: Newbold College (Moor Close and then Salisbury Hall)

Cost: £33 to include tea/coffee and a sandwich lunch

Booking will open at 7pm before the lecture on 25th January 2018

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Peter appears in the UK and abroad as musician and scholar, giving recitals and delivering illustrated lectures on music and the arts.  He studied singing and early keyboard instruments at the Royal College of Music and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.  He takes groups to Europe. Lectures are illustrated and include live music sung and played on piano, virginals or clavichord.