The British Renaissance

AFter a period of stagnation, British music has been in the ascendant for the last fifty years.

Paul Griffiths surveys the impressive achievements of British composers in this period and considers how it is that, despite the huge diversity of style and technique, they have managed to retain something peculiarly British in their music.

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19990331

AFter a period of stagnation, British music has been in the ascendant for the last fifty years.

Paul Griffiths surveys the impressive achievements of British composers in this period and considers how it is that, despite the huge diversity of style and technique, they have managed to retain something peculiarly British in their music.

19990331

AFter a period of stagnation, British music has been in the ascendant for the last fifty years.

Paul Griffiths surveys the impressive achievements of British composers in this period and considers how it is that, despite the huge diversity of style and technique, they have managed to retain something peculiarly British in their music.