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A Performance of the St Andrews Gradual

Tuesday 28 July 2015

A Special Collections Performance of the St Andrews Gradual - 10 August, 2015, 1:30 pm, St Leonards Chapel.

Gillian Hurst, MLitt Mediaeval Studies, will present a lecture recital on performance practice and the St Andrews Gradual. This is the final component to her thesis; a stratigraphic analysis of the St Andrews Gradual through the hermeneutical relationship between hands, initials and musical notation. She will discuss and perform the Mass for the Dead and selections from the Mass of St Francis and the Feast of the Epiphany. 

The performance will last approximately 45 minutes. All are welcome.

Detail from the Gradual (msM2148.G7), courtesy of St Andrews University Library.