In which we meet some sheep and the Count of Counterpoint: ancient fields and woodland – drovers – walking with John Dunstable – sweeter harmonies – eternal music on earth – sacred and secular – birth of organum – the Burgundian style – counterpoint – making old music new.
Offa's Dyke: Hay-on-Wye to Kington
Drovers went this way, 14 m
Walk Date: Saturday, 5th July
Route 4: One Man's Music
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John Dunstable, the father of English music
A life and tymes.
Link to Chapter 5