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Music - Classical, Fri 2 Feb 2018

The Mellstock Trio

The Mellstock Trio

Contact

Worcester Live

01905 611427

Address

Huntingdon Hall,
CrownGate,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR1 3LD

Also at this Venue

Details

Dave Townsend (Director) - Concertina, Voice
Caroline Butler - Violin, Voice
Philip Humphries - Serpent, Trombone, Voice


The Thomas Hardy Song Book presents the singing tradition that Hardy knew as a boy, and which permeates the world of his poems and novels. There are songs of love, seafaring, revelry and the supernatural alongside carols, part-songs and dance music. In later life he wrote down the songs of his family and neighbours, quoted them in his poems, novels and biographical writings, and played them on the violin from his family collection of manuscript music books. In this costume performance they are introduced by Hardy’s own words and the Dorset dialect poems of his friend and mentor William Barnes, and accompanied by village band instruments fiddle, concertina, serpent and trombone.

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Disabled accessFacilities for hearing impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 2 Feb 2018 19:30 to 22:00

Prices

£13.50

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SO 849548  Lat: 52.19200 Long: -2.22195

By Road:
Follow signs to Worcester City Centre.
Huntington Hall is situated halfway along Deansway between the Cathedral and the River Severn Bridge, opposite Worcester College of Technology between Beatties and BHS in Crowngate Shopping Centre.

Facilities

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