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Some Basic Background to Michael Morrow and Musica Reservata

The following is about Micheal Morrow, and Musica Reservata which was a great influence on David Munrow.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia/Blogger ref Michael MorrowBorn2 October 1929OriginLondon, EnglandDied20 April 1994
Hampstead, London, EnglandGenresEarly musicOccupation(s)Musician, music directorInstrumentsLute, recorderYears active30LabelsVox, Argo, Delysé, Philips, Decca, Vanguard, Boston SkylineAssociated actsMusica ReservataMichael Morrow (2 October 1929 – 20 April 1994) was an Irish artist, ornithologist, musician and musicologist who, together with John Beckett, founded the British early music group Musica Reservata in London during the late 1950s. He directed the group, which became famous for its ground-breaking and vigorous approach to performing medieval and early Renaissance music, until it was disbanded in the 1980s.
Contents 1Beginnings2Move to London3Musica Reservata4Death5References6Further reading and available sources Beginnings[