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The Practitioners of Musick: “The Grove or Rural Harmony”

Wednesday, May 22, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Practitioners of Musick present a program celebrating “Gainsborough’s Family Album,” the exhibition of the works of 18th-century British artist Thomas Gainsborough on view at the Princeton University Art Museum through June 9. Gainsborough was known to have a particular leaning toward musicians (his daughter, Margaret, recorded that her father was “much led into the company of musicians”). This concert will feature works by Gainsborough’s musical friends including John Christian Bach, John Stanley, Thomas Linley and Charles Frederick Abel.

Co-sponsored by the library and Princeton University Art Museum.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, May 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529

Other

In-House Program Category
Music
Staff Contact
Janie Hermann
Summary
The Practitioners of Musick present a program celebrating "Gainsborough’s Family Album." Gainsborough was known to have a particular leaning towards musicians and this is confirmed by his daughter Margaret who recorded that her father was “much led into the company of musicians.” The concert will feature works by Gainsborough’s musical friends including John Christian Bach, John Stanley, Thomas Linley and Charles Frederick Abel.
Co-Presenters
Princeton University Art Museum
Platforms for Promotion
Connections
Promotional Materials
Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Max Number of Attendees
155
Age Groups
Adult, All Ages, Kids, Teens
Status of Post
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