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Psalms for King James: Jean Servin's Music for George Buchanan’s Latin Psalm Paraphrases (1579)

February 2009 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of the French composer Jean Servin. In the 1570s, Servin was a refugee from the Wars of Religion in France: Professor James Porter describes his visit to the court of King James VI of Scotland in search of patronage.

• James Porter

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 12 (January 2009).

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