By Lisa Colton
Although medieval English tune has been particularly missed compared to repertoire from France and Italy, there are few classical musicians this present day who've no longer listened to the thirteenth-century track ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or learn of the achievements and reputation of fifteenth-century composer John Dunstaple. equally, the identity of a distinctively English musical sort (sometimes understood because the contenance angloise) has been made on quite a few events by means of writers exploring the level to which English principles prompted polyphonic composition in a foreign country. Angel music: Medieval English song 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 best way the idea that of a canon of English song has been equipped 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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Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History by Lisa Colton