Playing: Gloria in Excelsis Deo (BWV.191) by Johann Sebastian Bach
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After Purcell died in 1695, music in this country was dominated by two Germans, first Handel and then Mendelssohn. Donald Macleod looks at the life and music of the man who it was felt began a renaissance of English music at the end of the 19th century, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry.

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Mon 1 May 2006 00:00

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