MUSIC IN THE WEST GALLERY - PARISH CHURCHES OF THE 18TH CENTURY

With Tim Porter, Historian

Lusty singing and the merry din of fiddles, serpents, and bass viols – this was the vibrant sound of Georgian parish music carried out in thousands of churches, each with its own tradition. A product of a surprising slice of social history, this talk will trace its origins back to the Reformation and to its decline in the late 1840s.

This is a past event that has now taken place.

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