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Charles Burney

Saturday 28 June 2008 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Lucie Skeaping talks to musicologist Ian Gammie about the life and travels of the inimitable Charles Burney. The 18th century music-writer, teacher, organist and composer was well known for having opinions on just about everything and, during his extensive travels through Europe, he met some of the great musical luminaries of his day, including Padre Martini, Scarlatti and even the young Mozart.
 
This is a repeat of a programme first broadcast on 11th November 2007. View Full Details

Duration:

1 hour




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