Benham, Hugh: John Taverner: His Life & Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback


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Contents: Introduction; The life of John Taverner; The sources of Taverner's music; Some performance issues; Music and worship, with a catalogue of Taverner's work; Taverner's musical background; Taverner's style and technique: Gaude Plurimum; Ave Dei Patris Filia and O Splendor Gloriae; Mater Christi, O Christe Jesu Pastor Bone and the incomplete antiphons; The masses Gloria Tibi Trinitas, Corona Spinea, and O Michael; The masses for five and four voices; Music for the Office; The songs, and Quemadmodum; Conclusion; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Discography; Index.