Lucie Skeaping reflects on one of Canadian pianist Glenn Gould's favourite composers, Jacobean prodigy Orlando Gibbons, whose music still inspires a diverse range of musicians.
Lucie Skeaping looks back on the life and music of the Jacobean prodigy, Orlando Gibbons. Should we be surprised that he was one of Canadian pianist, Glenn Gould's favourite composers? - the range and variety of Gibbons' remarkably accomplished output continues to inspire musicians from many different musical disciplines. Lucie Skeaping presents a cross-section of his works, not least his most famous piece, "The Silver Swan".