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Thomas Coryate

Catherine Bott talks with co-founder of Lonely Planet Tony Wheeler about the 17th-century traveller Thomas Coryate, who among other things wrote about of the music of Venice.

Catherine Bott talks to Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet about the extraordinary travels of Thomas Coryate. Coryate was an English eccentric who as well as being credited with introducing the table fork and the umbrella to England, journeyed to Venice and back mainly on foot, and whose travel writings provide music historians with invaluable details of the activities of the Venetian school.

First broadcast in July 2011.

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Aug 2012 13:00

Music Played

  • S. Willaert

    Lauda Jerusalem

    Performers: Collegio Vocale e stumentale Euterpe, Riccardo Villani (organ), Antonio Eros Negri (director)

    • STRADIVARIUS.
    • STR 33326.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Buccinate in neomenia tuba a 19

    Performers: Gabrieli Consort & Players, Paul McCreesh

    • ARCHIV.
    • 449 180-2.
  • Thomas Lupo

    Ardo Si

    Performers: Fretwork

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • VC 5 453462.
  • Claude Le Jeune

    Te Deum: Dieu nous te louons (We Praise You O God)

    Performers: The players and Singers of the Centre of Baroque Music Versailles, Oliver Schneebeli (director)

    • ALPHA.
    • ALPHA 032.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Magnificat a 33

    Performers: Gabrieli Consort & Players, Paul McCreesh (director)

    • ARCHIV.
    • 449 180-2.
  • Bartolomeo Barbarino

    Audi, dulcis amica mea

    Performers: Gabrieli Consort & Players, Paul McCreesh (director)

    • ARCHIV.
    • 449 180-2.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata No. 18 a 14

    Performers: Gabrieli Consort and Players, Paul McCreesh (director)

    • ARCHIV.
    • 449 180-2.
  • John Coprario

    Fortune and Glory

    Performers: Fretwork, Mark Padmore (tenor)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • VC 5453462.
  • Adriaan Willaert

    Lauda Jerusalem

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Buccinate in neomenia tuba

  • Thomas Lupo

    Ardo Si

  • Claude Le Jeune

    Te Deum: Dieu nous te louons (We Praise You O God)

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Magnificat

  • Bartolomeo Barbarino

    Audi, dulcis amica mea

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata No.18 (a 14)

  • John Coprario

    Fortune and Glory

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