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Purcell manuscripts : the principal musical sources

Author: Robert Stuart Shay; Robert Thompson
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Major reference tool providing in-depth analysis of Purcell manuscript sources.

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Genre/Form: Catalogs
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Named Person: Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Stuart Shay; Robert Thompson
ISBN: 0521580943 9780521580946
OCLC Number: 41833170
Description: xxii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: manuscript sources and Purcell's music; 2. Fitzwilliam Museum Music MS 88 and three principal concordances; 3. British Library Additional MS 30930 and its repertories; 4. British Library Royal Music 20.h.8 and its repertories; 5. Performing materials from the London sacred establishments and other sacred sources; 6. Music for the theatre; 7. Vocal, keyboard and instrumental music; Appendix 1. Identified copyists and early owners; Appendix 2. Unidentified copyists; Bibliography; Indexes.
Responsibility: Robert Shay and Robert Thompson.
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'It is no exaggeration to say that it is the most important contribution to Purcell scholarship since the appearance of Franklin Zimmerman's analytical catalogue of Purcell's music in 1963 ... All in Read more...

 
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