Zon, Bennett/Dibble, Jeremy: Nineteenth-Century British Music Studies (Ashgate Books) Hardback


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Subtitle: Volume 2 Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

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Contents and Reviews

Contents: Editors’ foreword, Jeremy Dibble and Bennett Zon; The concert life in 19th-century London database, Christina Bashford, Rachel Cowgill and Simon McVeigh; Church Music: Gothic revivals: issues of influence, ethos and idiom in late 19th-century English monasteries, John Harper; Psalmody singing and the role of the barrel organ in the Anglican Church of the 19th century, Christopher Turner; ‘A bright exception to the general rule’? Musical standards at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin in the early 19th century, Barra Boydell; John Fawcett of Bolton: the changing face of psalmody, Sally Drage; The musical scene at Durham Cathedral, Brian Crosby; 19th-century repertoire and performance practice at Westminster Abbey, David Knight; Opera and Oratorio: Mackenzie’s The Rose of Sharon: continental prima donna or Norfolk lass?, Duncan James Barker; A Spaniard in Queen Victoria’s court: Isaac Albéniz, Francis Money-Coutts, and 'The National Trilogy' King Arthur, Walter A. Clark; Constructing Ireland: culture and politics in Stanford’s Shamus O’Brien, Jean Marie Hoover; Reception and Performance: Mendelssohn’s canonical status in England, the revolutions of 1848, and H.F. Chorley’s ‘retrogressive’ ideology of artistic genius, Robert Bledsoe; ''Often seene, but seldome sung': 18th- and 19th-century manuscripts of Thomas Tallis’s Spem in alium, Suzanne Cole; The piano concertos of Mozart and Beethoven: early performances in 19th-century London, Therese Ellsworth; 'Legitimate, phenomenal and eccentric': pianists and pianism in late 19th-century London, Dorothy de Val; Analysis and the history of analysis: The ‘analytical’ content of the concert programme note re-examined: its growth and influence in 19th-century Britain, Catherine Dale; Modulation run mad, Peter Horton; Fantasy and hybridization in the British variation tradition, Jeremy Dibble; Art and Poetry: Aspiring to the condition of music: painting in Britain 1860–1900, Suzanne Fagence Cooper; The influence of 19th-century musical agogics on Gerard Manley Hopkins’s poetic theory and practice, Christopher R. Wilson; Words and music: Bridges, Parry and the Invocation, Michael Allis, Index.