50. Music of Ancient Greece
20 October 2019, 16:15 - 17:00
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:
SpeakerProfessor Armand D’Angour pursued a career as a cellist before becoming Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Jesus College in 2000. He is author of the monograph The Greeks and the New: Novelty in Ancient Greek Imagination and Experience (CUP 2011), as well as numerous articles and chapters on the language, literature, psychology and culture of ancient Greece. In 2013-14 he was awarded a British Academy Fellowship to undertake research into the sounds of ancient Greek music, and in 2017 he was awarded a Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Pub... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The 18th Oxford Lieder Festival will explore life, death, and the mysterious areas between and beyond. Sprites and nymphs cause mayhem and mischief, while legends abound from Greco-Roman sagas to the Lorelei and the Erlking. Storytelling with the Crick Crack Club, a ghost tour, a magic show and more all complement the myriad concerts, masterclasses and study events over a packed fortnight....