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Spencer Series: The Guitar in the 1800s (free event)

  • Royal Academy of Music NW1 5HT (map)

The Spencer Series is a set of lecture-recitals given by PhD student Fabricio Mattos exploring some of the treasures of the Spencer Collection, one of the most important compilations of guitar and lute music in the world. This first event explores important aspects of guitar making and playing techniques developed during the 19th century, including performances of music by GiulianiSorMelia and Holland on instruments by Fabricatore, Panormo and Martin.