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Lecture: British actio in the early nineteenth century: a practical introduction to Gilbert Austin's Chironomia (1806)

Wednesday 4 December 2019
For those interested in the Working group Rhetoric
Van Eyckhof 1
Room 1A

Jed Wentz has been performing as flutist and conductor in the Early Music scene since 1986. He received a Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory and a master from The Royal Conservatory of The Hague. He was awarded his doctorate from Leiden University in 2010 for the dissertation 'The relationship between gesture, affect and rhythmic freedom in the performance of French tragic opera from Lully to Rameau'. He is assistant professor at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, Leiden University, where his research focuses on historical acting techniques from the 17th-century to the arrival of the sound film.

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