Music & Words are a series of events combining choral music from the Inter Alios choir with poetry and a short address on a topic pertinent to the human experience. They take place fortnightly on Sundays at 17:45 in term time in the Fellows' Drawing Room at Murray Edwards College. Entry is free, refreshments are provided and everyone is welcome. Our theme this term is Mind & Body.
27 October - Fear (a Halloween special)
Address: Dr Emma Cahill (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience)
Faure, Requiem (extracts)
Mozart, Dies Irae
Ella Fitzgerald, Ding Dong the Witch is Dead
10 November - Anxiety and Performance
Address: Professor Chris Huang (Medicine and Psychology)
Purcell, Man that is born of woman
Purcell, Remember not, Lord, our offences
Rebecca Clarke, Weep no more, sad fountains
Purcell, Dido's Lament
24 November - Do we really observe the world or just guess it?
Address: Professor Chris Huang (Department of Clinical Neuroscience)
Purcell, Evening Hymn
Parry, I know my soul hath power to know all things
Nina Simone, Feeling Good
If you are interested in contributing to the series either as a member of the choir, a reader of poetry or even being involved with the organisation and curating of the events, please contact the Director of Music, Ewan Campbell.