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Something Old or Something Very New

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 17 August 2012

The composers of the English Pastoral school found great inspiration in their rediscovery of music from the 16th and 17th centuries. A renewed interest in virginal music and the madrigal, for instance, revolutionised perceptions about the history of English music. Donald Macleod discusses this revival of interest in the music of the Tudor period and how it shaped the music of the English Pastoralists.

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    [traditional] TRADITIONAL Golden slumbers

    Conductor: Bob CHILCOTT Performer: BBC Singers

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis for double string orchestra

    Conductor: Neville MARRINER Performer: Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

    ARGO, 414-595-2

  • Image for Ernest WALKER

    Ernest WALKER Soft music Op.48 for chorus

    Conductor: Bob CHILCOTT Performer: BBC Singers

  • Image for Roger Quilter

    Roger Quilter Tulips for a capella SATB choir

    Conductor: Bob CHILCOTT Performer: BBC Singers

  • Image for Peter Warlock

    Peter Warlock Capriol suite for strings or full orchestra

    Conductor: Vernon HANDLEY Performer: Ulster Orchestra

    CHANDOS, CHAN 8808-

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst St Paul's suite Op.29`2

    Conductor: Malcolm SARGENT Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    EMI, CDC-749784

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on 'Greensleeves' [adapted R Greaves from opera 'Sir John in love']

    Conductor: William BOUGHTON Performer: Audrey DOUGLAS - Harp (Harp) Performer: Colin LILLEY - Flute (Flute) Performer: English String Orchestra Performer: Margaret CAMPBELL - Flute (Flute)

    NIMBUS, NI-5213

  • Image for Frank Bridge

    Frank Bridge Golden Slumbers

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

    ARGO

  • Image for Ernest Walker

    Ernest Walker Soft Music

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Roger Quilter

    Roger Quilter Tulips

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Peter Warlock

    Peter Warlock Capriol Suite

    Chandos

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst St Paul's Suite

    EMI

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves

    Nimbus

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