Wyn Jones, David: Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Ashgate Books) Hardback


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Contents and Reviews

Contents: 18th-century English music: past, present, future, Peter Holman; Institutions and Networks: Italian comic opera at the King’s Theatre in the 1760s: the role of the Buffi, Saskia Willaert; Freemasonry and musical life in London in the late 18th century, Simon McVeigh; The London Roman Catholic Embassy Chapels and their music in the 18th and early 19th centuries, Philip Olleson; Genre and Repertoire: Italian violoncellists and some violoncello solos published in 18th-century Britain, Lowell Lindgren; Murder most virtuous: the Judith oratorios of De Fesch, Smith and Arne, Eva Zöllner; A reappraisal of provincial church music, Sally Drage; Sources and Resources: Handel’s 1735 (London) version of Athalia, Donald Burrows; The Mackworth Collection: a social and bibliographical resource, Sarah McCleave; The papers of C.I. Latrobe: new light on musicians, music and the Christian family in late 18th-century England, Rachel Cowgill; Individuals and Style: Maurice Greene’s harpsichord music: sources and style, H. Diack Johnstone; Viotti’s ‘London’ concertos (Nos. 20-29): progressive or retrospective? Robin Stowell; Index.

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