Associate Professor Dr. Sarah Eyerly will be speaking at Mission San Luis on 5 September about the musical and sonic history of the site as part of their lecture series.
Thursday, 9/5, Reception 6:00 pm, Lecture 6:30-7:30 pm
“Join us for the first presentation in our 2019-2020 Series on Colonial Sounds: The Influence of Native and Spanish Music on America.
“Musicologist Sarah Eyerly will explore the history of Spanish and Apalachee musical traditions at Mission San Luis, offering new insights into methods for resounding and repatriating the intangible cultural heritage of this complex and important historical site. Through historically informed recreations of the soundscapes of Mission San Luis, Dr. Eyerly will demonstrate how sounds—musical and non-musical, human and non-human—shaped daily life and religious culture for Spanish and Apalachee people living at the Mission.”