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Restoring Lost Songs: Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy


The first performance of Sam Barrett and Sequentia's reconstructions of the melodies of Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy was given at Pembroke College, Cambridge, in April 2016. Read more about this unique event in the selection of international press coverage below.

University of Cambridge: ‘First Performance in 1000 years: ‘lost’ songs from the Middle Ages are brought back to life’

BBC Radio 4:  ‘Detective work makes medieval music’

Mail Online: ‘The song not heard for 1,000 years: Listen to Middle Ages melody reconstructed using a stolen manuscript lost for 142 years’

The Telegraph: 'You can now listen to a song which hasn't been played for 1,000 years'

Metro: ‘Listen to a song that hasn’t been heard for 1,000 years’

Smithsonian: '"Lost" Medieval Music Performed for the First time in 1000 years'

CBS News: ‘”Lost” medieval music performed for first time in 1,000 years’