Composing History: National Identities and the English Masque Revival, 1860-1920

Composing History: National Identities and the English Masque Revival, 1860-1920

by Deborah Heckert

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783272075
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 09/21/2018
Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000 Series , #20
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Deborah Heckert is a Lecturer at Stony Brook University and has taught at the University of Virginia, Utah State University, and Brooklyn College-CUNY.

Table of Contents

Vaughan Williams, Stratford's masque and the wellsprings of England's music'With revel dance and song': The Musical Image of History in the Victorian Masque The Past speaks in English: Historiography and the Masque Revival Making the Commonwealth a Harmony: The Masque, the Folk Revival and Pageant Culture'The Heroic Past and the Earth his Mother': The Reticence of Reception and the Burden of Imperialism'A typically English institution': The Masque after the First World War Appendix One: Chronology of Masque Compositions during the 19th century Appendix Two: Chronology of Masque Historiography prior to 1930Appendix Three: Chronology of British Masque Compositions, 1901-1950Appendix Four: Review of Pan's Anniversary from the Stratford-upon-Avon Herald, 28 April, 1905Bibliography

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