By Lisa Colton
Although medieval English track has been quite ignored compared to repertoire from France and Italy, there are few classical musicians at the present time who've now not listened to the thirteenth-century tune ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or learn of the achievements and popularity of fifteenth-century composer John Dunstaple. equally, the id of a distinctively English musical variety (sometimes understood because the contenance angloise) has been made on a number of events by way of writers exploring the level to which English rules motivated polyphonic composition in a foreign country. Angel tune: 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 way the idea that of a canon of English song has been equipped round a handful of items, composers and practices, every one of which bargains 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