Thursday February 20, 2020

Preview: There’s lots of lute in old Dublin

6th May, 2018
Soprano Róisín O’Grady and lutist Eamon Sweeney will perform a concert of Renaissance music on May 18

A fascinating lunchtime event at the National Concert Hall next Friday week raises the question: what is the most-viewed item in TCD Library’s digital repository after the Book of Kells?

An assessment of its ancient music manuscript collection surprised even the library itself. It discovered that the answer was MS 408, the so-called ‘Ballet Lute-book’.

The concert, Lute and Voice from Renaissance Ireland, on May 18, is by the baroque duo tonos...

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