Ancients and Moderns: William Crotch and the Development of Classical Music

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Ashgate, Jan 1, 1999 - Music - 284 pages
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Irving (music, U. of Alabama-Birmingham) focuses on the thought and influence of William Crotch (1775-1847), Oxford music professor who chronicled the issues involved in the battle between partisans supporting ancient and modern music. The volume provides a brief biography of Crotch, followed by det

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William Crotch and the quarrel of ancients and moderns
Charles Burney the ancients and the moderns
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Howard Irving is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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