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David Munrow


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'David Munrow did not just emerge into the field of medieval and renaissance music - he exploded into it .. He established a standard that can now never be ignored, and the stimulating shockwaves from his explosion will carry far into the future.'
When he died in 1976. David Munrow was only 33 years old, yet within the span of a decade he had widened the musical horizons of millions by his concerts, records, writings and broadcasts. Whether directing the Early Music Consort of London or introducing Radio 3's Pied Piper he radiated an intense enthusiasm which could leave his colleagues just as often exhausted as exhilarated.
Michael Oliver presents this award-winning portrait of a dynamic and sometimes controversial personality, with impressions and assessments from PROFESSOR WILLIS GRANT, BILL ODDIE , A. G. ELLIOTT-SMITH (former Principal of Markham College, Lima, Peru), MEREDITH DEWEY (former Dean of Pembroke College, Cambridge), CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD , GUY WOOL-FENDEN, JAMES BOWMAN , JASPER PARROTT , JOHN WILLAN and PROFESSOR ROBERT DONINGTON.


Unknown: David Munrow
Unknown: Sir Anthony Lewis
Unknown: David Munrow
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: A. G. Elliott-Smith
Unknown: Meredith Dewey
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: James Bowman
Unknown: Jasper Parrott
Unknown: John Willan
Unknown: Fessor Robert Donington.
Producer: Arthur Johnson

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