ACOUSTIC TRIANGLE 2005 TOUR
ROYAL NAVAL CHAPEL, GREENWICH
The chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul in the Royal Naval College was
designed by Christopher Wren and Ripley, and completed with a flat
ceiling twenty years after Wren's death. In 1779, fire broke out in the
tailor's shop beneath the chapel, gutting it, and the chapel was
redesigned in the rococo style by "Athenian" Stuart and William Newton.
The flat ceiling was replaced in this redesign with the lightly curved
ceiling that you see today. The Chapel is one of the most beautiful
venues on the tour, and its acoustic is perfect for un-amplified music.
The Royal Naval Chapel forms part of the Royal Naval College, which now
also houses Trinity College of Music. This is Acoustic Triangle's second
visit to the Chapel, and (as before) the trio will be conducting
workshops with students from the college earlier in the day.
We are grateful to the Dean, and also to Sean Farrell and the staff at
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