Study Day: Music Manuscripts and Their Afterlives

10am-3:30pm, 9 April 2016
Great Hall, Stephenson Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

In conjunction with the PMMS AGM and the AHRC-funded Tudor Partbooks project, this study day explores what happened to music manuscripts once they outlived their original purposes. The few that escaped destruction frequently bear witness to customization, changing tastes, social turbulence, bad housekeeping and sharp practices. A series of case studies will be presented by James Burke, Sean Curran, Helen Deeming, Warwick Edwards, Eleanor Giraud and Elsa De Luca.

Further information and booking details are available at: http://www.tudorpartbooks.ac.uk/newsevents/musicmanuscriptsandtheirafterlives.html

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