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October | Tue 23rd | 19:00

Dr Derek McCulloch and Café Mozart £8/6

Dr Derek McCulloch and Café Mozart present Singing the Poet's Song in a Strange Land.

How do we define a 'song'; what is the relationship between words and music; what do we do if the song is inconveniently in a language the listeners don't understand? Assisted by acclaimed ensemble Café Mozart (Rogers Covey-Crump tenor, Jenny Thomas flute, Ilana Cravitz violin, Ian Gammie guitar), music historian, translator, broadcaster Dr Derek McCulloch explores these issues and shows how historically (at about the time of the founding of the Newcastle Lit & Phil) the question of language and song was answered.

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