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Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast by Samuel Coleridge Taylor (London)

October 20, 2014 @ 13:00 - 14:00

Join the British Library and British Museum Singers (conductor Peter Hellyer) for a performance of Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast by Anglo-African composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem The Song of Hiawatha.

The programme will also include an arrangement of ‘Summertime’ from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and other items.

The British Library holds the manuscript of Hiawatha, which you can see in their Online Gallery.

The concert will be accompanied by Giles Ridley on the piano.

Details

Date:
October 20, 2014
Time:
13:00 - 14:00
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.bl.uk/whatson/events/event164408.html

Organizer

Eccles Centre for American Studies
Email:
eccles-centre@bl.uk
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Venue

British Library
Entrance Hall, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0)330 333 1144
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