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Humanist Archives: Oct. 7, 2021, 7:33 a.m. Humanist 35.283 - The Virtual St Paul's Cathedral Project

				                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 283.
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        Date: 2021-10-07 01:02:52+00:00
        From: Henry Schaffer 
        Subject: Re: [Humanist] 35.279: The Virtual St Paul's Cathedral Project!

Terrific work! I'd like to emphasize how interdisciplinary this was/is.
Read the press release for information on that.

--henry

On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 2:29 AM Humanist  wrote:

>                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 279.
>         Department of Digital Humanities, University of Cologne
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>         Date: 2021-10-05 19:43:08+00:00
>         From: John Wall 
>         Subject: The Virtual St Paul's Cathedral Project
>
> Folks,
>
> I'm happy to announce that the Virtual St Paul's Cathedral Project has gone
> live. There is still some cleanup work to do on the website, but the bulk
> of the work is done.
>
> On the site, you can tour our model of St Paul's Cathedral, inside and out,
> as well as Paul's Churchyard, in a fly-around, a walking tour, and (for the
> Choir) a VR version.
>
> You can hear two full days of worship inside St Paul's -- Easter Sunday
> 1624, a festival day, and the Tuesday after the First Sunday in Advent in
> 1625, a ferial, or very ordinary day, with full choral services and sermons
> by Lancelot Andrewes and John Donne -- over 6 hours of recordings.
>
> You will hear them as they would have sounded in the Choir of the
> Cathedral.
>
> There is also a good bit of background material, discussions of the
> opportunities and challenges of digital modeling, documentation of the
> Cathedral's officers and staff, and suggestions for further research in
> several areas of the project. And, as they say, much, much more.
>
> Our website is here: https://vpcathedral.chass.ncsu.edu/
>
> Our press release is here:
> https://news.ncsu.edu/2021/10/recreating-17th-century-london/
>
> Please let me know what you think. And, please pass the word on to your
> colleagues.
>
> JNW
>
> --
> *John N. Wall*
> Professor of English Literature
> NC State University
> Principal Investigator for
> The Virtual St Paul's Cathedral Project
> https://vpcathedral.chass.ncsu.edu/
> The Virtual Paul's Cross Project
> https://vpcross.chass.ncsu.edu/



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