Honour for Sidney Fellow

Professor Christopher Page has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy

Fellow in English Professor Christopher Page has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy, the UK’s national body for humanities and social sciences.    

Christopher Page is Professor Medieval Music and Literature. He is the author of The Christian West and its Singers: The First Thousand Years, published in 2010 by Yale University Press and is currently working on a major reference work, Music in Medieval Literature: Readings from the Fall of Rome to Gothic Europe, for Cambridge University Press.

Professor Page is a founder member of the Consortium for Guitar Research, an affiliate of the Royal Musical Association, which is based at Sidney Sussex College. The group seeks to contribute to global research into the history of the guitar, and publishes papers relating to the social, musical and organological history of all instruments called 'guitars' before the twentieth century. 

Professor Page also has a distinguished recording career, having founded the early music ensemble Gothic Voices, with whom he recorded a series of critically received CDs on the Hyperion label, including three that received coveted Gramophone awards for Early Music Record of the Year. 

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2013.

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News item posted Sunday, 3rd May 2015

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