John Clare: The Meeting. Poetry and Song

Kovesi, S. , Philips, J., Jones, T., Romano, K. and Searle, W. (2021) John Clare: The Meeting. Poetry and Song. [Performance]

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Abstract

This is a panel discussion about musical settings of John Clare's poetry - covering historic settings from around 1820, along with contemporary composition. The panel features discussion, performances of song and readings of poems. Kate Romano chairs the panel of Simon Kövesi, Julian Philips and Toby Jones, while Julian on piano performs songs with tenor William Searle, and Toby reads Clare's verse. This is part of a project celebrating 200 years since the publication of Clare's first book Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery, in January 1820. Recorded at Stapleford Granary in April 2021.

Item Type:Performance
Performance Type:Music
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kovesi, Professor Simon
Authors: Kovesi, S., Philips, J., Jones, T., Romano, K., and Searle, W.
Subjects:M Music and Books on Music > M Music
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Publisher:Oxford Brookes University
Published Online:15 April 2021
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