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Composer: Dering, Richard (1580-1630)

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Year of birth1580
Year of death1630
NationalityUnknown
PeriodEarly
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Cardinall's Musick and the angels

Cardinall's Musick © Dmitri Gutjahr
An interesting programme which brings together music inspired by angels from Palestrina to Tippett, sung in the gorgeous surroundings of St John's, Smith Square.
***11
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English exiles return to St John's Smith Square

The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble  ©  Hugh Beauchamp
While early English Baroque is not an area of music which generally comes to mind when we think of controversial composers, it seems that the scores of composers we now associate with purity and conventionalism had their own streaks of radicalism in their time, political and otherwise, and a fair few were exiled.
*****
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