Restoration Cathedral Music, 1660-1714

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Ian Spink, a leading authority on seventeenth-century English music, has carried out a remarkable new investigation of the musical sources of the Restoration period, and of the archives of every cathedral and choral foundation. For the first time, perhaps, the true character and shape of this period of musical history is revealed, taking in the work of the great men of the age, including Purcell, Locke, and Handel, and many lesser masters such as Humfrey, Blow, Clarke, Weldon, ...

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Overview

Ian Spink, a leading authority on seventeenth-century English music, has carried out a remarkable new investigation of the musical sources of the Restoration period, and of the archives of every cathedral and choral foundation. For the first time, perhaps, the true character and shape of this period of musical history is revealed, taking in the work of the great men of the age, including Purcell, Locke, and Handel, and many lesser masters such as Humfrey, Blow, Clarke, Weldon, and Croft.

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Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London
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Table of Contents

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Pt. I The Choral Service and Its Music
1 Liturgy and Chant 3
2 Services and Anthems 20
3 Choirs and Places 41
4 Organs and Organ Music 57
5 Sources and Performance 75
Pt. II The Chapel Royal and Its Composers
6 The Older Generation: Lawes, Cooke, and Locke 101
7 Captain Cooke's Boy's: Humfrey, Blow, and Turner 115
8 Henry Purcell 146
9 The Younger Generation: Clarke, Weldon, and Croft 169
10 Postscript: George Frideric Handel 186
Pt. III Cathedrals and Collegiate Foundations
Bristol 193
Cambridge: King's, St John's, and Trinity Colleges 195
Canterbury 206
Carlisle 215
Chester 217
Chichester 220
Dublin 222
Durham 229
Ely 236
Exeter 254
Gloucester 259
Hereford 265
Lichfield 272
Lincoln 278
London: Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral 290
Norwich 304
Oxford: Christ Church, Magdalen, New, and St John's Colleges 314
Peterborough 332
Rochester 335
Salisbury 338
Wales: Bangor, Llandaff, St Asaph, and St David's Cathedrals 349
Wells 354
Winchester Cathedral and College 361
Windsor: St George's Chapel and Eton College 370
Worcester 393
York 399
Collegiate Parish Churches: Manchester, Ripon, Southwell, and Wimborne 407
App. A. Directions for Singing Services at Ely, 1702-1708 413
App. B. Dean Paul's Articles of Inquiry into the Vicars Choral of Lichfield, 1663 417
App. C. Lichfield Cathedral Statutes, 1694: 'Chapter 8. Concerning the Vicars' 421
App. D. Domestic Statutes of the Vicars Choral of Lichfield, 1694 425
App. E. Extracts from Ely Cathedral Statutes, 1666 429
App. F. Prefaces to Thomas Tudway's Services and Anthems (1715-20) 434
Bibliography 451
Index 467
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