England: Landmarks

About this playlist

In 1904, the German critic Oscar Schmitz (who?) called England "the land without music". Utter poppycock, old boy. England is not only home to one of the greatest choral traditions in the world, but has long been a hotbed for diverse and exciting musical innovation – from William Byrd to Harrison Birtwistle. The challenge for this playlist was narrowing it down.

Tracklist

Curated by

Guy Jones

Head of Curation

About this playlist

In 1904, the German critic Oscar Schmitz (who?) called England "the land without music". Utter poppycock, old boy. England is not only home to one of the greatest choral traditions in the world, but has long been a hotbed for diverse and exciting musical innovation – from William Byrd to Harrison Birtwistle. The challenge for this playlist was narrowing it down.

Curated by

Guy Jones

Head of Curation

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