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50. Music of Ancient Greece

20 October 2019, 16:15 - 17:00

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Please note this event is FREE for ticketholders of 'On Wenlock Edge' at 3pm.

Armand D’Angour, Professor of Classics at Jesus College and former professional cellist, discusses the music of ancient Greece: what do we know, how did it sound, and how did words and music interact?

Watch 'Rediscovering Ancient Greek Music', introduced by Armand D'Angour:

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Armand D'Angour

Armand D'Angour


Armand D'Angour pursued careers as a cellist and businessman before becoming a Tutor in Classics at Jesus College in 2000. In addition to his monograph The Greeks and the New (CUP 2011), he is the author of articles and chapters on the language, literature, psychology and culture of ancient Greece. In 2013-14 Armand was awarded a British Academy Fellowship to undertake research into ancient Greek music, and in 2017 was awarded a Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Public Engagement with Research. He have since co-edited with Tom Phillips M... Read Full Biography


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