‘This World that We Seem to Inherit’: Readings and Music for Remembrance

‘This World that We Seem to Inherit’: Readings and Music for Remembrance

First World War Commemoration
Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017
Time: 18:30 - 19:30
Venue: University of Glasgow Chapel
Category: Concerts and music
Speaker: Professor Alan Riach
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One hundred years on from the end of the First World War, Glasgow University Chapel is hosting a commemorative event with readings by Lady Deborah Stewartby, Professor Alan Riach and others, from authors and poets from the University of Glasgow and Scotland, including John Buchan, Edwin Morgan, J. Macdougall Hay, Hugh MacDiarmid, Violet Jacob, Marion Angus, Ramsay MacDonald, Joseph Lee and Lewis Grassic Gibbon, from whose classic novel Sunset Song our title is taken. Music to be heard includes short pieces by Ronald Stevenson, Cecil Coles and John Blackwood McEwen.

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