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Composers of the Week: Dufay, Binchois and Their Contemporaries


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With Christopher Page.
2: The Castle of Fair Welcome
"He took pleasure in music and he could compose. He sang willingly ... but not very well" - a chronicler's description of Charles the Bold,
Duke of Burgundy. This programme explores the music at his court, including the sumptuous Feast of the Pheasant, a piece by the Duke himself, and other works by the English composer who served him, Robert Morton. Binchois is represented by his mellifluous rondeau, Ay
Douloureux, Performers include
Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Gothic
Voices and the Consort of Musicke.
Repeated next Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Robert Morton.

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Composers of the Week: Dufay, Binchois and Their Contemporaries

BBC Radio 3, 7 October 1997 12.00

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