Richard Marlow came of age amid ancient and venerable institutions whose works he triumphantly shepherded through an era sorely challenging traditional assumptions. As a chorister at Southwark Cathedral, he sang at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. His education was accomplished at Cambridge University's Selwyn College, where he became an organ scholar and research fellow, studying under Thurston Dart, the musicologist and harpsichordist whose performances and recordings of English Renaissance music -- shoulder to shoulder with those of Alfred Deller and Gustav Leonhardt -- revealed it afresh to a new generation of listeners in the 1950s and '60s. Richard Marlow was perhaps the most compelling inheritor of Dart's knack for transforming important but potentially dry scholarship into ringing gold, as his many broadcast ...
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Carols from Trinity [Conifer] 1996 Carols from Trinity [Conifer]
 
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