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Something Old or Something Very New

The composers of the English Pastoral school found great inspiration in their rediscovery of music from the 16th and 17th centuries. A renewed interest in virginal music and the madrigal, for instance, revolutionised perceptions about the history of English music. Donald Macleod discusses this revival of interest in the music of the Tudor period and how it shaped the music of the English Pastoralists.

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Fri 17 Aug 2012 18:45

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