The Silver Swan
Date: January 2017
Duration: 0 hours 15 minutes
LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of The Silver Swan by Orlando Gibbons. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 14, 2011.
Orlando Gibbons was an English composer, virginalist and organist of the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. He was a leading composer in the England of his day. In the 20th century, the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould championed Gibbons's music, and named him as his favorite composer. (summary from Wikipedia)