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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

Music & Words at Murray Edwards College with the 'Inter Alios' choir

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    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.

    Michaelmas 2019

    27 October - Fear (a Halloween special)
    Address: Dr Emma Cahill (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience)

    FaureRequiem (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.