Southey,Roz: Music-Making in North-East England during the Eighteenth Century (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Contents: Preface; Introduction. Part 1 Music as Entertainment: Public concerts; Theatre music; Popular entertainments. Part 2 Music as Art and Science: Gentlemen and amateurs. Part 3 Music as an Aid to Piety: Music in the cathedral; Organs and psalms; Oratorio performance. Part 4 Music as a Spur to Patriotism: In war and peace. Part 5 Music as a Means of Making a Living: Commercial opportunities; Success and failure. Afterword; Biographical index; Musical sources; Select bibliography; Index.