The History of Classical Music – 1. Early and Medieval Period

Thanks to our friends at Naxos Audiobooks, The Dabbler is serialising Richard Fawkes’ award-winning The History of Classical Music, read by Robert Powell…

In this first episode, Fawkes goes right back the origins of western classical music with the sound of Gregorian chant, and moves through to the music of Hildegard of Bingen….

This serialisation is an abridged version of the full audiobook, which you can buy from Naxos Audiobooks here. The full edition contains over 150 musical excerpts to illustrate the narrative.

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