13 Jan 2016

Interrupted Cadences - Galilei

From Appointment, 7:00 pm on 13 January 2016
Vincenzo Galilei

Vincenzo Galilei Photo: Commons

Had Vincenzo Galilei not courageously challenged established thinking about music in 1581, opera may never have developed, and his son Galileo might not have questioned the Ptolemaic model of the universe.

John Drummond explores critical moments in the history of Western music when things might well have turned out very differently.

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