The Pursuit of Musick | The Taverner Consort at 50

the pursuit of musick


Thursday 1 June 2023, 3pm - 4pm

Taylor Institution Library, Room 2

All welcome. 


Andrew Parrott will be in conversation with Henrike Lähnemann on musical life in medieval and early modern Europe. This is a celebration of 50 years of the Taverner Consort and Andrew Parrott’s The Pursuit of Musick: Musical Life in Original Writings & Art c1200–1770, a uniquely colourful compendium of almost everything to do with pre-modern musical life. The lecture will take as it starting point how the examples on music in the everyday life of medieval and early modern Germany can be used as a teaching took and will also discuss questions of translation of premodern sources. All original source material is open access available on the publication website.


Oxford Medieval StudiesTORCH Programmes