First performance in 1,000 years: ‘lost’ songs from the Middle Ages are brought back to life

‘Songs of Consolation’, to be performed at Pembroke College Chapel, Cambridge on April 23, is reconstructed from neumes (symbols representing musical notation in the Middle Ages) and draws heavily on an 11th century manuscript leaf that was stolen…

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.cam.ac.uk

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