Tinkler, Sailor, Composer, Spy? The Peter Philips Story

In 1593 one of the great Tudor composers of keyboard music and vocal polyphony, Peter Philips found himself imprisoned in the Hague under allegations of being involved in a plot to kill Queen Elizabeth. In the composer's 450th anniversary year, Lucie Skeaping explores his life and work, and speculates on the allegations against him.

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12 minutes

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Sat 20 Apr 2013 13:00