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By Lisa Colton

ISBN-10: 1472425685

ISBN-13: 9781472425683

Although medieval English track has been fairly overlooked compared to repertoire from France and Italy, there are few classical musicians at the present time who've no longer listened to the thirteenth-century music ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or learn of the achievements and popularity of fifteenth-century composer John Dunstaple. equally, the identity of a distinctively English musical variety (sometimes understood because the contenance angloise) has been made on a number of events by means of writers exploring the level to which English rules inspired polyphonic composition overseas. Angel music: Medieval English tune in history examines the ways that the normal narratives of English musical background were crafted, from the center a long time to the current. Colton demanding situations the best way the idea that of a canon of English tune has been equipped round a handful of items, composers and practices, every one of which deals possibilities for a reappraisal of English musical and devotional cultures among 1250 and 1460.

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