‘MARKING THE MOMENT’ – SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2018

Creative Workshop: Marking the Moment, Music and Mark Making Sun 25 November, 2018 10:30 am – 4:00 pm Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaelogy Feeling creative and enjoy the wonders of the Ashmolean? Explore sonic musical responses to the visual art and artifacts of the Ashmolean Museum in a practical workshop led by two of […]

LOVE SONGS AT LAMMAS

I am taking part on Sat.28th July in this event. I will sing two 12th C. Troubadour songs in a dialogue with Pete McPhail on flute and baritone sax Lanquan li jorn ( Jaufre Rudel) Dejosta-ls breus jorns (Peire d Alvernhe) These will be interspersed with Joe Butler reading his freshly written translations. They belong […]

FILM PREMIERE “66 MEN OF GRANDPONT”

66 Men of Grandpont1914-18Community première of a short documentary film about Grandpont and the men from this area who fought in the First World WarFriday 27th May 2016St Matthew’s Church, Marlborough Road Oxford Free admissionDoors open at 6:00pm Info about the project: here About the music I wrote for the film: here   1914-18 exhibition […]

READING OLD MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

This is the text for a talk I gave at the Galpin Society Conference, Music Faculty, Oxford, on 26th July 2013 (edit in progress, click on the pictures for more detailed viewing) While it is evident that most objects bear the marks of their use, traces of their journey through time remaining as clues inscribed […]