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01The Early Music Show2011070220120811

Catherine Bott talks to Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet about the extraordinary travels of Thomas Coryate. Coryate was an English eccentric who as well as being credited with introducing the table fork and the umbrella to England, journeyed to Venice and back mainly on foot, and whose travel writings provide music historians with invaluable details of the activities of the Venetian school.

First broadcast in July 2011.

Catherine Bott talks to Tony Wheeler about the 17th-century traveller Thomas Coryate.

EMS01Thomas Coryate20110702

In the first of a weekend of Early Music Shows exploring early travel, Catherine Bott talks to Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet about the extraordinary travels of Thomas Coryate.

Coryate was an English eccentric who as well as being credited with introducing the table fork and the umbrella to England, journeyed to Venice and back mainly on foot, and whose travel writings provide music historians with invaluable details of the activities of the Venetian school.

Catherine Bott talks to Tony Wheeler about the 17th-century traveller Thomas Coryate.