Performance
Song and satire: an evening’s balladry for Bonaparte and the British

Friday 6 March 2015,
18.30–19.30
Room 90
Free, just drop in, limited seating

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200 years ago, everyone was talking about Napoleon. They were also singing. Join us in listening (and even singing along) to an eclectic selection of songs and music theatre from the Napoleonic Wars.

Ranging from sabre-rattling odes to poignant laments, taking in glory, sex, comedy, satire, and fantastic tunes, these British, French and German pieces are presented and performed by a motley alliance of academics and folk musicians, bringing the prints on the walls vividly to life.


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