The opening event is now fossilized at:

The meat of the presentation starts here:


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From: [] On Behalf
Of Luke Emmet
Sent: 14 February, 2018 15:57
To: David Van Edwards
Subject: [LUTE] Re: Interesting exhibition featuring lute opens today in

Hi David

Thanks for sharing that - it looks really intriguing - I hope to see the
exhibition when comes back to the UK over the summer.

As you have probably already seen, the Yale site includes the short intro
film which is narrated by Stephen Fry which well worth the watch

Best Wishes

  - Luke

On 14-Feb-2018 12:50, David Van Edwards wrote:
>                The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World
>     The Paston Treasure, a huge painting from Norwich Castle, England,
>     showing part of the collection of Robert Paston the Earl of Yarmouth
>     c.1665 features a prominent life-size image of a 12 course lute and
>     less prominently a bass viol, pochette, violin, trumpet and a tenor
>     recorder. It has been the subject of a major collaborative
>     investigation and the splendid exhibition that shows off the results,
>     including several of the surviving objects in the painting, opens
>     Wednesday 14th Feb. in the Yale Center for British Art.
>     microcosm-known-world
>     There will be a live stream of the opening event starting at 5.30
>     Eastern Seaboard time.
>     For the exhibition the Lute Society have
>     lent the 12 course lute made in their 2010 summer school to display in
>     a case with historic examples of each of the other instruments.
>     After the showing in Yale the exhibition moves to Norwich Castle from
>     July - September. 
>     From the photos I've seen the exhibition is positively sumptuous and
>     admission is free!
>     Best wishes,
>     David
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