Music in the British Provinces, 1690-1914

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Rachel Cowgill, Peter Holman
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2007 - Music - 403 pages
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The essays here concentrate specifically on musical life in the provinces, bringing together new archival research and offering a fresh perspective on British music of the period. They testify to the vital role played by music in provincial culture.
 

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Contents

Edward Finch Valentine Nalson
45
An Italian in Edinburgh
61
Joah Bates William Herschel
87
The Role of Gentlemen Amateurs in Subscription Concerts
115
The String Quartet in Eighteenthcentury Provincial Concert Life
129
John Baptist Malchair of Oxford and his Collection of National
151
Mr White of Leeds
183
Amateur Musicians in Northern England
195
Musical Revolutions in Nineteenthcentury
223
Giovanni Puzzi and the Management of Giovanni
237
Samuel Sebastian Wesley Local Music
255
The Town Hall as a Music
295
Networks of ProgrammeNote Provision in
349
Index
377
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Rachel Cowgill is Senior Lecturer and Director of Research in the School of Music, University of Leeds, UK. Peter Holman is Professor of Historical Musicology in the School of Music, University of Leeds, UK.

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