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Opus Anglicanum: David Jones, 1916 Mamet Wood

  • St Wilfrid's Church, York York, YO1 7EN (map)

Opus Anglicanum will make a special performance as part of:

David Jones: Dialogues with the Past

An International, Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of York
21-23 July, 2016

The story of the 1916 Battle of Mamet Wood read from David Jones’ poem In Parenthesis of 1937.  Music from Schubert, Palestrina, Josquin and two new works: Cheryl Frances-Hoad In the crypt of the wood, composed with inspiration from David Jones’ drawing Vexilla Regis.  Wain Park's Sequence: In Parenthesis brings together snatches of tunes referred to by David Jones in the poem, including Welsh and English songs and hymns, music hall and soldiers trench songs.