Early Music in the '50s
Catherine Bott explores early music in Britain in the 1950s, focusing on the work of early music pioneers such as Thurston Dart, Robert Donington and Walter Bergmann.
When Queen Elizabeth came to the throne in 1952 it sparked a wave of creative interest in the first Queen Elizabeth and her times. Catherine Bott looks at how this coincided with the work of the early music movement in this country. In particular she looks at the work of some of the great early music pioneers of the time such as Thurston Dart, Robert Donington and Walter Bergmann.