Music-making in North-east England During the Eighteenth Century

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Music - 259 pages
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In order to look at the musical history of north-east England in the 18th century, the author divides this volume into five sections: 'Music as Entertainment'; 'Music as Art and Science'; 'Music as an Aid to Piety'; 'Music as a Spur to Patriotism'; and 'Music as a Means of Making a Living'.
 

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Contents

Public Concerts
21
Theatre Music
47
Popular Entertainments
61
Gentlemen and Amateurs
77
Music in the Cathedral
97
Oratorio Performance
129
In War and Peace
145
Commercial Opportunities
165
Success and Failure
187
Musical Sources
231
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Page 237 - The Northumberland Garland or Newcastle Nightingale, a matchless collection of famous songs.

About the author (2006)

Dr Roz Southey is based at the International Centre for Music Studies at the School of Arts & Cultures, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.

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