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Music in birdsong, birdsong in the music

Listening course

Lecture & Discussion
Birdsong
Cancelled
Sat 09 Jan 2021
This event is cancelled.

From chirping to classical

From the cuckoo in a Handel organ concerto to Vaughan Williams’ lark ascending to the wood pigeon in Schoenberg’s Gurre-Lieder. Many composers have been inspired by the sweet-voiced song of the birds. Ornithologist Fernand Rochette outlines the history of the wonderful relationship between bird song and classical music… and lets us hear it.

performers

Fernand Rochette: lecture (in Dutch)

Cancelled
Sat 09 Jan 2021
This event is cancelled.

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In collaboration with Amarant

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