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Charles McGuire

historical dictionary of english music mcguire charles edward plank steven e

Recommended for larger public and academic libraries. In an introduction the authors provide an interesting overview of English music, which can stand alone in its historical depth. His publications for reference works include articles in Oxford Music Online, The New Catholic Encyclopedia, and Oxford Bibliographies Online. The Historical Dictionary of English Music covers its subject matter through a chronological table of important events, an introductory essay on the history of English music, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, venues, repertory, genre, and sources. Publisher's Summary The Historical Dictionary of English Music seeks to identify and briefly annotate a wide range of subjects relating to English musical culture, largely from the early 15th century through 1958, dates that reflect the coalescence of an identifiable English style in the early Renaissance and the death of the iconic Ralph Vaughan Williams in the mid-20th century.

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Charles Edward McGuire & Steven E. Plank: Historical Dictionary of English Music (ePUB)

historical dictionary of english music mcguire charles edward plank steven e

The dictionary begins with a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology beginning in the 1335 Robertsbridge Codex, and ending with the death in 1958 with the death of Vaughan Williams. They also provide fine descriptions of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, including the Old Hall Manuscript, Eton Choirbook, and Fayrfax Book. The two compilers discuss in detail certain genres peculiarly English, such as the carol and the masque. Plank is professor of Musicology at Oberlin College. The two compilers discuss in detail certain genres peculiarly English, such as the carol and the masque. No individual discographies or bibliographies are provided. Generally a useful addition to specialist music libraries and larger general reference collections, particularly as it will not date quickly.

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Historical Dictionary of English Music by Charles Edward McGuire · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

historical dictionary of english music mcguire charles edward plank steven e

This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about English music. Surprisingly, there are no significant comparable volumes available on this topic, making this a nice addition for academic and music libraries. The well-organized bibliography is arranged by name and topic. McGuire Music and Victorian Philanthropy and Plank Choral Performance identify the composers, publishers, venues, movements, companies, genres, and major works from England's Renaissance to rock's infancy. McGuire and Plank provide entries for both English musical figures and continental European composers and performers e.

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historical dictionary of english music mcguire charles edward plank steven e

Historical dictionary of English music, ca. Through such festivals, the middle classes ultimately became arbiters of musical taste. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about English music during this important period. They are clear in their preface that coverage is limited to the music of England, not the greater British Isles, unless particular topics or people from outside England had a significant connection to England's musical culture. Surprisingly, there are no significant comparable volumes available on this topic, making this a nice addition for academic and music libraries. The majority of the biographies are for composers, with only a few prominent performers included. Some of the truly great 'English' composers figuring in this volume include Johann Christian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, and Georg Frideric Handel, along with singers like Jenny Lind and Farinelli and many others.

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Historical dictionary of English music, ca. 1400

historical dictionary of english music mcguire charles edward plank steven e

In addition to this work, McGuire will continue the development of the Musical Festivals Database, a fully searchable index of programs, personnel, ensembles, and venues of musical festivals held in the United Kingdom between 1695 and 1940. He has presented papers at numerous international musicological conferences, and is a frequent invited speaker for panel discussions and pre-concert talks. The seemingly arbitrary cut-off date of the book at 1958 is in fact because this was the year of Vaughan Williams' death. Generally a useful addition to specialist music libraries and larger general reference collections, particularly as it will not date quickly. It provides the name, dates of birth and death, the person's involvement with music, and a brief biography.

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Historical Dictionary of English Music : Charles Edward McGuire : 9780810857506

historical dictionary of english music mcguire charles edward plank steven e

The alphabetized entries are accessible and fully cross-referenced and in a field of period-specific monographs, this is the first book to embrace such a broad span of musical history. The Historical Dictionary of English Music covers its subject matter through a chronological table of important events, an introductory essay on the history of English music, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, venues, repertory, genre, and sources. The actual coverage is remarkably good although the entries are short. No individual discographies or bibliographies are provided. In an introduction the authors provide an interesting overview of English music, which can stand alone in its historical depth. In addition there is a selected bibliography that begins with an interesting essay and contains about 500 items. More than 600 entries vary in length from a paragraph or two to more than two pages for some broad musical subjects like Opera.

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Historical Dictionary of English Music

historical dictionary of english music mcguire charles edward plank steven e

In his classes, he strives to teach students how to use musicology to inform their interpretations of musical works, communicate with their peers and audiences about music, and build their own comprehensive knowledge of music history to aid their love of music. He returned to Oberlin in 2001. McGuire will be sponsored by , who will help him connect with Duke courses where he can interact with undergraduate students and with other members of Duke University's music department. The majority of the biographies are for composers, with only a few prominent performers included. His wide-ranging research includes studies of the relationship of liturgics and musical style, the music of 17th-century England, the oratorio, and questions of historical performance practice. Surprisingly, there are no significant comparable volumes available on this topic, making this a nice addition for academic and music libraries. In addition there is a selected bibliography that begins with an interesting essay and contains about 500 items.

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Charles McGuire

historical dictionary of english music mcguire charles edward plank steven e

McGuire and Plank provide entries for both English musical figures and continental European composers and performers e. The bibliography begins with references and general works, and then lists composers, conductors, critics, journalists, and assorted writers, musical instruments, and miscellaneous. The bibliography begins with references and general works, and then lists composers, conductors, critics, journalists, and assorted writers, musical instruments, and miscellaneous. Examples of these inclusions are German-born composers Felix Mendelssohn and George Frideric Handel. They are clear in their preface that coverage is limited to the music of England, not the greater British Isles, unless particular topics or people from outside England had a significant connection to England's musical culture. They are clear in their preface that coverage is limited to the music of England, not the greater British Isles, unless particular topics or people from outside England had a significant connection to England's musical culture.

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The main part of the bibliography is alphabetically arranged and annotated. They also provide fine descriptions of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, including the Old Hall Manuscript, Eton Choirbook, and Fayrfax Book. The seemingly arbitrary cut-off date of the book at 1958 is in fact because this was the year of Vaughan Williams' death. Clarke; Ashgate Press, forthcoming in 2011. It provides the name, dates of birth and death, the person's involvement with music, and a brief biography.

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