ELD: The Interpretation of Gregorian Chant

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Details: Sunday 16 February, 2.30pm, Fine Music Sydney
Tickets: $10 for Fine Music volunteers, subscribing friends and concession or $20 general

Synopsis: Have you ever wondered how medieval monks sang Gregorian chant? We’ve all seen the square notes on four lines, and perhaps even sung some chant, but imagine what mysteries an even older notation from around the tenth century might reveal. Come and discover some places and people that had a significant influence in bringing us our modern Western music notation.”

About Neil
Neil McEwan recently retired from The Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, where, apart from lecturing in palaeography and conducting, he directed the Conservatorium choirs for nearly thirty years. Neil is currently Director of Music (Emeritus) at Christ Church St. Laurence, Sydney.

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