Musical Musings – A fugue from the archives

Image: A sketch probably of Henry Richard Greville, 3rd Earl of Warwick, in ‘Van Dyck’ dress – presumably for a ball. WCRO CR1886 / 624.

I’ve contributed a short piece and recording for ‘Our Warwickshire’ on a musical manuscript dated August 1827 found in the Warwick Castle Archive. It was presumably written as an exercise by a student to be transposed for string quartet.

Click here to follow the link.

(The recording requires a few clicks to the left of 00:00 to get going)


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