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Past Masters of the King's Musick

Monday 26 July 2004 20:25-20:45 (Radio 3)

Roderick Swanston reflects on the changing role of the royal composer, a post initiated in 1625 at the court of Charles I, who appointed Nicholas Lanier at a salary of #200, plus livery of #16 2s 6d.

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20 minutes




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