As a consequence of colonialism and the slave economy, significant numbers of people from sub-Saharan Africa, both enslaved and free, have lived in Europe since the mid-fifteenth century.
Dr. Arne Spohr will give a lecture-recital featuring rarely heard musical works by early modern Black European composers, performed live by the BGSU Early Music Ensemble. Dr. Spohr will share his research into the lives of these forgotten composers and provide contemporary audiences the chance to hear music that has not been performed in over four hundred years.
Wood County District Public Library Atrium
251 N Main St.
Institute for the Study of Culture and Society