The Great Fire Of London

The Great Fire of 1666 destroyed four fifths of England's capital, laying waste to 87 churches and 13,200 houses along with countless books and manuscripts.

Lucie Skeaping looks at the music of the city from composers who were living in London at the time of the catastrophe.

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EMS20040821

The Great Fire of 1666 destroyed four fifths of England's capital, laying waste to 87 churches and 13,200 houses along with countless books and manuscripts.

Lucie Skeaping looks at the music of the city from composers who were living in London at the time of the catastrophe.

EMS20041205

The Great Fire of 1666 destroyed 80 percent of England's capital, laying waste to 87 churches and 13,200 houses along with countless books and manuscripts.

Lucie Skeaping looks at the music of the city from composers who were living in London at the time of the catastrophe.