A current project will co-ordinate multi-disciplinary research, produce musical concerts and arrange an exhibition on the Wode Psalter, an important collection of manuscript musical part books of the Psalms.
"The world of Reformation Britain as seen and heard in the Wode Psalter" is a project running from January 2009 until December 2011 and funded by an AHRC award of £303,660.
The project team comprises
and has external partnerships with Trinity College Dublin, Georgetown University, Washington and the British Library in London.
The team will co-ordinate multi-disciplinary research upon the Psalter, produce a series of musical concerts and a recording, mount an international exhibition at the Library during the 2011 Edinburgh International Festival and leave a permanent website.
The Wode or St Andrews Psalter comprises an important collection of manuscript musical part books of the Psalms. It is named after Thomas Wode, vicar of St Andrews, who, under the patronage of James Stewart, Earl of Moray, copied and compiled the books between 1562 and 1592.
This article was published on May 16, 2011