Bringing back the music

Looks as though it might be possible to recreate some of the original music played at Sydney Gardens Gala evenings in the 1790s - and scarcely heard s
Good meeting today with Matthew Spring of Bath Spa University who has researched Bath's Georgian music secne and found sheet music collated by James Brooks, director of musical entertainments at Sydney Gardens, Spring Gardens and the Villa Gardens in the late eighteenth century. We're hoping to commission some of his music students to preform and record a few pieces for building into the soundscape. This has demonstrated a small problem with the current REACT project timescale though - using students for project work at a time of the year when they're all rightly preoccupied with final assessments and exam revision is not so easy to accomplish!