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.
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