18 January 2020
Venue: Kingston Quaker Centre, Fairfield East, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2PT
11:00 - arrival and coffee
11:30 - Dr Andrew Ashbee will present "A Jenkins Miscellany"- a talk, supported by live examples discussing some of the composer’s music outside his well-known fantasias
12:45 – LUNCH
13:45 – Ibrahim Aziz will interview Andrew Ashbee on his new book, The Harmonious Music of John Jenkins, Volume II, which will be launched at this meeting.
Discounted copies (£30 from £45) will be on sale.
14:15 – Break
14:30 - Dr Julia Craig-McFeely from the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM) will present a talk on 'Recovering the lost partbooks of John Sadler'.
The Sadler partbooks contain much pre-Reformation Catholic music alongside more contemporary Latin motets by Tallis, Byrd and Morley, and are distinct due to
their illustrations of owls, dogs, plants, bells and colourful Latin inscriptions.
15:45 - Tea
16:00 - End
Andrew Ashbee is internationally known as an expert on seventeenth-century English instrumental music, particularly that of John Jenkins and is the author of
numerous articles and reviews on English consort music in many leading journals. He is a member of the editorial committee of the Musica Britannica Trust.
Julia Craig-McFeely has been the Project Manager of DIAMM (www.diamm.ac.uk (http://www.diamm.ac.uk) ) since 1998 and a Director since 2007. She has published and
lectured in Europe and the USA both about her research and about the work of DIAMM, and in particular about creating high-quality images of archive documents and
Parking at Kingston Quaker Centre
is only for those with mobility issues. Members are welcome to use a space for loading but are asked to move the car to a near by
car park. The nearest is the Cattle Market which has both a basement and surface area parking. The meeting house can be accessed from Fairfield North which runs in
front of the car park, as there is a pedestrian access in the wall.
Details of future VdGS Meetings:
The Society’s Spring meeting and AGM is on Saturday 18 April 2020 in the Denis Arnold Hall in Oxford.
This is a joint meeting with the Lute Society focusing on Masque Music among other topics.