The English Plainchant Revival (Oxford Studies in British Church Music Series)

The English Plainchant Revival (Oxford Studies in British Church Music Series)

by Bennett Zon
     
 

The revival of plainchant in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England was a turning point in the history of Anglican and Catholic musical worship. It led in its time to not only the preservation of much-loved melodies, but also to heated controversy. By the middle of the nineteenth-century, plainchant had returned as a central part of traditional liturgy. This

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Overview

The revival of plainchant in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England was a turning point in the history of Anglican and Catholic musical worship. It led in its time to not only the preservation of much-loved melodies, but also to heated controversy. By the middle of the nineteenth-century, plainchant had returned as a central part of traditional liturgy. This book provides a general introduction to the sources of the plainchant revival in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198165958
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Series:
Oxford Studies in British Church Music Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Lexile:
1680L (what's this?)

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University of Hull

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