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Samuel Sebastian Wesley : a life

Author: Peter Horton
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford studies in British church music.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Irascible, truculent, but a brilliant musician. Any of these words could accurately describe Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-76), the foremost organist and church music composer of his generation. Peter Horton paints a detailed picture of the life and career of this remarkable man whose output includes such favourites as 'Blessed be the God and Father' and 'The wilderness'. - ;Born into one of England's best-known  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horton, Peter.
Samuel Sebastian Wesley.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004299134
(OCoLC)52696622
Named Person: Samuel Sebastian Wesley; Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Horton
ISBN: 9781429469180 1429469188 9780191513213 0191513210 1280846941 9781280846946
OCLC Number: 132687568
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 385 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, music.
Contents: Contents; List of plates; List of tables; List of music examples; List of abbreviations; 1. London; 2. Hereford; 3. Exeter; 4. Leeds; 5. Winchester; 6. Gloucester; 7. Wesley the Romantic; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Work-List; Bibliography; Index of Works; Index.
Series Title: Oxford studies in British church music.
Responsibility: Peter Horton.
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Irascible, truculent, but a brilliant musician. Any of these words could accurately describe Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-76), the foremost organist and church music composer of his generation. Peter Horton paints a detailed picture of the life and career of this remarkable man whose output includes such favourites as 'Blessed be the God and Father' and 'The wilderness'. - ;Born into one of England's best-known families, Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-76) was not only the foremost organist and church musician of his generation, but a vigorous campaigner for higher standards in cathedral music.

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