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Reminder - History Matters Series: The Transformation of Congregational Sacred Song, 1770-1830

Don't miss this exploration of early American religious song, illustrated with live performances. Reserve your seat today.


From William Billings to Lowell Mason

Join choral ensemble Norumbega Harmony for a noontime concert exploring the musical and cultural transformation of Congregational sacred music from the Revolutionary Era's stark psalm tunes and lively fuging tunes, pioneered by William Billings of Boston (1746-1800), to the European Romantic melodies and harmonies of the city's great music educator and church composer Lowell Mason (1792-1872).


Wednesday, May 10th
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Free.
Register through Eventbrite.

 


Learn more about Norumbega Harmony on their website.

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