Valleys of Song: Music and Society in Wales, 1840-1914

Valleys of Song: Music and Society in Wales, 1840-1914

by Gareth D. Williams

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780708314807
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Publication date: 02/20/2003
Series: University of Wales Press - Political Philosophy Now Ser.
Pages: 237
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction

1. Songs of Wales
2. Storming the Fort of Sin
3. From the Cynon Valley to the Crystal Palace
4. Music and a Musician of Merthyr Tydfil
5. Imperial Merthyr, 1880-1914
6. 'This Valley of Coal and Song': Musical Rhondda, 1860-1914
7. 'Disastrous Vehemence': Welsh Choralism in Crisis
8. Criticism and Composition in the Welsh Musical Renaissance
9. Violence and the Big Male Voice
10. Fled is that Music

Notes
Select Bibliography
Index

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