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|Description:||xvi, 487 pages : music ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. I. The choral service and its music. Liturgy and chant ; Services and anthems ; Choirs and places ; Organs and organ music ; Sources and performance --
pt. II. The Chapel Royal and its composers. The older generation : Lawes, Cooke, and Locke ; Captain Cooke's boys : Humfrey, Blow, and Turner ; Henry Purcell ; The younger generation : Clarke, Weldon, and Croft ; Postscript : George Frideric Handel --
pt. III. Cathedrals and collegiate foundations. Bristol ; Cambridge : King's, St. John's, and Trinity Colleges ; Canterbury ; Carlisle ; Chester ; Chichester ; Dublin ; Durham ; Ely ; Exeter ; Gloucester ; Hereford ; Lichfield ; Lincoln ; London : Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral ; Norwich ; Oxford : Christ Church, Magdalen, New, and St John's Colleges ; Peterborough ; Rochester ; Salisbury ; Wales : Bangor, Llandaff, St Asaph, and St David's Cathedrals ; Wells ; Winchester Cathedral and College ; Windsor : St George's Chapel and Eton College ; Worcester ; York ; Collegiate parish churches : Manchester, Ripon, Southwell, and Wimborne --
Directions for singing services at Ely, 1702-1708 --
Dean Paul's Articles of inquiry into the Vicars Choral of Lichfield, 1663 --
Lichfield Cathedral statues, 1694 : 'Chapter 8. Concerning the vicars.' --
Domestic statutes of the Vicars Choral of Lichfield, 1694 --
Extracts from Ely Cathedral statutes, 1666 --
Prefaces to Thomas Tudway's Services and anthems (1715-20).
|Series Title:||Oxford studies in British church music.|
Explicit yet concise, the present book's title corresponds exactly to the scope of its contents ... Here, then, is a book of outstanding interest, which encompasses the entire repertory of church