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Simon Russell Beale takes a tour of globe tracing the origins of music designed to praise glory.
How did the Protestant Reformation lead to the works of Bach?
Richard Langham Smith muses on the interplay between sacred music and secular culture.
Listen to Richard Langham Smith, Head of the Music Department at The Open University, talk about Allegri's 'Miserere', Bach's 'Komm, Jesu, Komm' and the 'Agnus Dei' from Byrd's 'Mass for Four Voices', interspersed with extracts of the music.
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