Horton, Peter: Nineteenth-Century British Music Studies (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754636144

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Subtitle: Volume 3 Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

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Contents: Introduction; Learning in London, Julian Rushton; Issues of gender: 'Leadership of fashion in musical thought': the importance of Rosa Newmarch in the context of turn-of-the-century British styles of music appreciation, Charlotte Purkis; Hym(n)ing: music and masculinity in the early Victorian church, Grant Olwage; The construction of a cultural icon: the case of Jenny Lind, George Biddlecombe; Church music: 'Hark an awful voice is sounding': redefining the English Catholic hymn repertory through The Westminster Hymnal of 1912, Thomas Muir; Ancient and modern in the work of Sir John Stainer, Nicholas Temperley; '...the highest point up to that time reached by the combination of Hebrew and Christian sentiment in music', Peter Horton; National identity: 'Unfurl the flag and Federate': flags as a representation of patriotism and nationalism in Australian Federation songs, 1880–1906, Peter Campbell; English national identity and the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan, Derek Scott; Singing the songs of Scotland: the German musician Johann Rupprecht Dürrner and musial life in 19th-century Edinburgh, Barbara Eichner; National and local institutions: Another string to his bow: the composer conducts, Duncan Barker; Vincent Novello and the Philharmonic Society of London, Fiona Palmer; The Oxford commemorations and 19th-century British festival culture, Susan Wollenberg; One equal music: the emergence of the Royal College of Music, Giles Brightwell; The family von Glehn, Valerie Langfield; Index.