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An Afternoon of Music at Jane Austen's House

sat05aug3:45 pmsat6:30 pmAn Afternoon of Music at Jane Austen's HouseJoin the Hampshire branch of the Jane Austen Society for an afternoon of music associated with Jane Austen and her family.3:45 pm - 6:30 pm Event CategorySpecial event,Talk

A double page spread of Jane Austen's handwritten music book.

Event Details

Dr. Gillian Dooley, President of the History Council of South Australia and Honorary Research Fellow of Flinders University, will give a presentation on Jane Austen’s last four songs and her musical relationships with the extended family.  She has recently completed a project of cataloguing all the Austen family music books for Southampton University. After the presentation, we will move to the Drawing Room in small groups to hear the music Austen loved, played in situ, by Gillian and special guests, on our early 19th century square piano.

PROGRAM:

3.45pm   Presentation, Learning Centre.

5.00pm:  Short break, an opportunity to explore the garden

5.15pm: First performance in Drawing Room, refreshments will be available in Learning Centre

5.40pm: Second performance in Drawing Room, refreshments are available

6.10pm: Third performance in Drawing Room

6.30pm: Event finishes

 

£25 (£12.50 for JAS members)

BOOK TICKETS

A double page spread of Jane Austen's handwritten music book.

Time

(Saturday) 3:45 pm - 6:30 pm