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Parry’s Lost World

19 October 2018, 15:00


Talk

Pre-concert Talks Study Event


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The Weston Library: Lecture Theatre

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG


Hubert Parry composed his Songs of Farewell - six motets for unaccompanied choir - over the final decade of his life. Robert Quinney explores this late masterpiece in the context of Parry’s declining health and the political and social upheaval of the early twentieth century.


This event is part of a series:

The Grand Tour – A European Journey in Song

The 17th Oxford Lieder Festival will celebrate a rich tapestry of music, words and performance in European song. Our Grand Tour of song will showcase the pinnacles of the repertoire while exploring wider cultural and geographical influences. International stars, prize-winning young artists and a wide range of concerts and other related events will take us on this beguiling journey. View the ...