A Biographical Dictionary of English Court Musicians, 1485-1714

A Biographical Dictionary of English Court Musicians, 1485-1714

by Andrew Ashbee
     
 

ISBN-10: 1859280870

ISBN-13: 9781859280874

Pub. Date: 11/01/1998

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Researched by editors with unrivaled knowledge of the sources and drawing especially on the material presented in Records of English Court Music, this dictionary includes entries for all musicians, priests and gentlemen of the Chapel Royal trumpeters and drummers known to have served at the English Court between 1485 and 1714. Entries are supplemented by information…  See more details below

Overview

Researched by editors with unrivaled knowledge of the sources and drawing especially on the material presented in Records of English Court Music, this dictionary includes entries for all musicians, priests and gentlemen of the Chapel Royal trumpeters and drummers known to have served at the English Court between 1485 and 1714. Entries are supplemented by information from probate and parish records and notes concerning the whereabouts of signatures and autograph material, portraits and memorials. Principal bibliographical references are given, latest information on major figures like Byrd and Purcell is complemented by a large number of musicians who will be receiving a dictionary entry for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859280874
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Pages:
1282
Product dimensions:
6.57(w) x 9.53(h) x 3.27(d)

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