The Ubiquitous Countertenor:
Falsetto, fact and fiction
Andrew Parrott invites you to consider how the critical reappraisal of ''early'' music as it may originally have been performed has tended to focus on its instruments. Vocal matters have been treated much less rigorously – and not least the (now central) place of the countertenor, which has mostly been taken on trust. There is much to unlearn!