Muir, TE: Roman Catholic Church Music in England, 1791–1914: A Handmaid of the Liturgy? (Ashgate Books) Hardba


Catalogue No: 9780754661054

Status: Usually despatched within 10 working days

Subtitle: Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

More Product Details

More Product Details


Contents and Reviews

Contents: Preface; Introduction: 19th-century English Catholic music: a neglected heritage; Part I Heritage, History and Liturgy: The historical background; The liturgical framework. Part II Catholic Music in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries: Plainchant in the late 18th and early 19th centuries; Music at the London embassy chapels and their successors. Part III Ultramontane Influences on Catholic Church Music: Plainchant reinterpreted; The revival of Renaissance polyphony. Part IV Music for Extra-Liturgical Services: Catholic vernacular hymnody, c1842–1913; Music for benediction. Part V The Iron Frame: Catholic Music During the Early 20th Century: The new legislative framework; Plainchant from Solesmes; Renaissance polyphony with an English inflexion: the work of Sir Richard Terry; Conclusion: Catholic church music in the early 20th century: visions of uniformity – diverse reality; Select bibliography; Index.