The Jane Austen Songbook

Musical talent was an asset central to the eligibility of Jane Austen’s heroines. Indeed, music was part of family entertainment and society life. Musicologist and soprano Professor Julianne Baird from Rutgers University is in Perth this week to discuss and perform from the Jane Austen Songbook.

If you can’t hot foot it to Perth, check out this article in The Australian:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/a-great-proficient-of-the-pianoforte/story-e6frg8n6-1226061376337

 
Posted on May 24, 2011 @ 10.38
 

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