New PDF release: Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History

By Lisa Colton

Although medieval English song has been fairly missed 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 track ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or learn of the achievements and repute of fifteenth-century composer John Dunstaple. equally, the id of a distinctively English musical sort (sometimes understood because the contenance angloise) has been made on various events through writers exploring the level to which English rules prompted polyphonic composition in a foreign country. Angel track: Medieval English track in history examines the ways that the traditional narratives of English musical heritage were crafted, from the center a long time to the current. Colton demanding situations the way the idea that of a canon of English track has been outfitted round a handful of items, composers and practices, each one of which deals possibilities for a reappraisal of English musical and devotional cultures among 1250 and 1460.

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