Modern British music: the second British musical renaissance--from Elgar to P. Maxwell Davies

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1994 - Music - 151 pages
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This book is a didactic homage to the greatness of British music. Armed with the information given, the reader will not only be able to gain an overall view of British music during this century but will be encouraged to listen attentively to the compositions discussed, thus gaining a better aural understanding of the nature of a fascinating musical culture. After all, any verbal approach about music is to help the reader turn to the music itself.

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This comprehensive study of 30 widely and lesser-known contributors to the "second British musical renaissance'' encompasses a vast array of genres and lines of development in the 20th-century British ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
9
Folk Music the English
33
Frank Bridge
40
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