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Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

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October 2018

Singing the poet’s song in a strange land: The other Shakespeares

24 October 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

An entertainment: music by Haydn, “the Shakespeare of music,” & his contemporaries, including song settings of poems by Goethe, “the German Shakespeare”

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November 2018

Workshop: Shape note singing

29 November 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Music Department, Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL

Come to the music department for a unique workshop on Shape note singing! Shape notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational and community singing. The notation, introduced in late 18th century England, became a popular teaching device in American singing schools. This participatory session is open to anyone and will be a great chance to learn a new style of note reading and singing

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