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Music, Creativity, and Culture in England, 1642-88




Conference & Concert to mark the 350th Anniversary of the death of Captain Henry Cooke

A one-day conference and concert to mark the 350th anniversary of the death of Captain Henry Cooke (d.1672), sometime Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal. There is an exceptional array of speakers lined up for the event, which should promote some excellent discourse about the world of Seventeenth-Century English music:

  • Keynote - Professor Rebecca Herissone (University of Manchester)
  • Dr John Cunningham (Bangor University)
  • Caroline Lesemann-Elliott (Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Professor Peter Holman MBE (University of Leeds)
  • Alexander Norman (Royal Holloway, University of London)
  • Dr Matthias Range (University of Oxford)
  • Dr Zsombor Tóth-Vajna (Royal College of Music)
  • Professor Jonathan Wainwright (University of York)
  • Dr Bryan White (University of Leeds)
  • Samuel Teague (The Queen’s College, Oxford)

The registration fee (£30) grants access to the entire one-day event, including the evening concert, with refreshments throughout the day. (N.B. lunch and dinner are not included.) The event is affiliated and kindly sponsored by the Church Music Society, as well as the University of Oxford Faculty of Music. Full details, including paper titles, abstracts, and timings, can be found at the link below. The event is being convened by Samuel Teague, DPhil Candidate in Music at Queen’s.

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