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The great hall at Penshurst
A corner shot of the Penshurst gardens
Dear Friends and Readers,
The other night I embarked on listening to another of these...
The engravings are believed to have based on drawings by the author J.G. Stedman, two of the early plates acknowledging the attribution. Stedman was... To improve Memory
Take the hearts out of seven living Swallows and five Turtledoves, take dry Mint, Pennyroyal, Verbena, Eyebright, prepared Coriander,... Magnificat’s 16th season opened with two divertissements of Marc-Antoine Charpentier. In 1682, Charpentier’s patroness Madame de Guise commissioned...
An imagined vision of the Brunswick Theatre collapse – hand coloured print
I have written before about the descendants of Scudamore Winde,... ‘Hang on’, you say, ‘where are Parts 1 and 2, then?’
Well, in the relatively early days of this blog, I posted a couple of items... After a busy summer writing up my music and myth project and doing the final proofing and indexing for my book on music at the Elizabethan court, I have... Roberto Weiss, apart from being an émigré Italian count, a professor at UCL and a leading historian of humanism, was skilful with a pen. Among his papers... A mother and her two daughters unexpectedly greet you when you open the binding of Folger MS V.a.174.
albumen print of a mother and two daughters affixed...
I dispensed with proper lunch breaks about six months into my first permanent full-time academic job. With lessons to prepare, essays to mark, admin to... Browse Posts by Blog Tags