Category Archives: Talks

Chant and Afternoon Tea at Minster Abbey

Sunday 27th July 2pm – 6.30pm with Thomas Neal and Mother Nikola The Council of Trent’s chant reforms, afternoon tea and then Vespers with the Community This will be an afternoon of two parts. From 2pm to 4pm we hear … Continue reading

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AGM & Early Church Architecture study morning

For the first time ever, the Canterbury Gregorian Music Society assembled in the Franciscan International Study Centre and thanks to Helen’s really effective marketing we had an excellent attendance of 29. It was almost standing room only and a testament … Continue reading

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Early Church Architecture and Liturgy 26/02/2011

EARLY CHURCH ARCHITECTURE AND LITURGY The surroundings of Gregorian Chant Saturday 26th February 2010 from 10.00-12.00 At The Franciscan International Study Centre, Giles Lane, Canterbury, CT2 7NA Dr Helen Gittos (University of Canterbury at Kent) ‘Early church architecture and liturgy’ … Continue reading

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Third CGMS Day of Chant

Our third Day of Chant will focus on Byzantine Chant. The day will be led by Dr. Alexander Lingas, one of the leading academics in the field of Byzantine and Orthodox Chant. He is also a Cantor for the Orthodox … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Errant Scribe

As advertised earlier this month we were in Canterbury Cathedral Archive last Saturday for an incredibly interesting talk by Toby Huitson on the reconstruction of musical fragments from the archives. We were also lucky enough to have Andrew Park, a … Continue reading

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A morning in Canterbury Cathedral Archives

The morning will begin with a talk by Toby Huitson who has worked in the Archives and has reconstructed whole pieces of music from mediaeval fragments. He will describe the music fragments he used and discuss their origin and history … Continue reading

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