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March 3rd, 2018 - The Diocese of Leeds Music Day - Plainsong and Polyphony
The Diocese of Leeds Music Day - Plainsong and Polyphony

The Diocese of Leeds Music Day - Plainsong and Polyphony

Saturday 3rd March 2018
10am to 1pm
Leeds Cathedral


John Duggan
Leeds Cathedral’s internationally-renowned Composer-in-Residence

David Pipe
Director of the Diocese of Leeds Organists’ Training Programme and Cathedral Organist


10.00 am Registration and Coffee (entry via Wheeler Hall)

10.15 am The glories of Plainsong
Work on beautiful Gregorian chant, both unaccompanied and accompanied,
learning how to read and perform this important part of Catholic musical
heritage with confidence and style.

11.00 am Break

11.10 am 21st-century Polyphony
An exciting new piece by John Duggan, to be given its first performance at Mass.

12 noon Mass in Leeds Cathedral
Music prepared during the morning sessions will be sung at Mass, under the
direction of John Duggan and accompanied by Cathedral Organist, David Pipe,
on the Cathedral’s magnificent Klais organ.



Admission is free to all, but places are limited and need to be booked in advance. When you have booked your place, the music will be sent to you so that you have the opportunity to look at it in advance.
To book for you or your group, please email Jess Shears with numbers (including voice-parts) as soon as possible to secure your places (


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