The History of Classical Music – 3. Renaissance

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

This third episode takes in the Renaissance period and the High Renaissance in England, and features music from Palestrina, Orlando Gibbons, Thomas Tallis and William Byrd [above]….

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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