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Westminster Abbey

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Works: 1,138 works in 2,418 publications in 8 languages and 39,614 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Psalms (Music)  Sacred music  Sources  Sermons  History  Church history  Biography  Humor  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, evp, Author, Editor
Classifications: DA687.W5, 782.22
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Publications about Westminster Abbey
Publications by Westminster Abbey
Most widely held works about Westminster Abbey
 
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Most widely held works by Westminster Abbey
900 years : the restorations of Westminster Abbey by Thomas Cocke( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Dixit Dominus ; Nisi Dominus ; Salve Regina by George Frideric Handel( file )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in Latin and English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Zadok the priest by George Frideric Handel( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in Latin and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Dixit dominus : classical music for reflection and meditation by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1988 in Latin and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Nisi Dominus: Geistliches Konzert für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Cont., HWV 238 / Dixit Dominus Domino meo: Geistliches Konzert für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Cont., HWV 232 / Silete venti: Motette für Sopran, Orchester und Cont., HWV 242
Customary of the Benedictine monasteries of Saint Augustine, Canterbury, and Saint Peter, Westminster by Edward Maunde Thompson( Book )
in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Missale ad usum Ecclesie westmonasteriensis by Catholic Church( Book )
7 editions published in 1891 in Latin and English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Allegations for marriage licences issued by the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, 1558-1699 : also, for those issued by the Vicar-General of the Archbishop of Canterbury, 1660 to 1679 by Joseph Lemuel Chester( Book )
4 editions published between 1886 and 2001 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
The pictorial history of Westminster Abbey by Adam Fox( Book )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
An historical description of Westminster Abbey, its monuments and curiosities : designed chiefly as a guide to strangers by Westminster Abbey( Book )
18 editions published between 1764 and 1894 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Westminster Abbey by Edward Carpenter( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
History and photos of Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey and the antiquities of the coronation by W. R Lethaby( Book )
2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Diana, Princess of Wales, 1961-1997 : the BBC recording of the funeral service ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Recording of the funeral service of Diana, Princess of Wales, held at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th September 1997
Occasional sermons by Christopher Wordsworth( Book )
4 editions published between 1850 and 1852 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The lantern tower of Westminster Abbey, 1060-2010 : reconstructing its history and architecture by Warwick Rodwell( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Westminster Abbey is one of the most important and well-known midieval buildings in Europe but, despite being studied by generations of Scholars, there is still much to learn about its history and architecture. The lantern over the centre of the church is a case in point. Edward the Confessor built a great tower here, which is depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry. When Henry III was rebuilding the Abbey in the 1250s, a new tower was begun which was to have dominated the Westminster skyline, but it was never finished and 150 years later an octagonal lantern like that at Ely Cathedral was built on the roof. It in turn was demolished in the sixteenth century, and in 1710 Sir Christopher Wren designed a 400-foot tower and spire, but did not live to see it built. His successor, Nicholas Hawksmoor, then produced a range of options for completing the lantern tower: a design was chosen and construction began in 1724. However, King George I died in 1727 and the Abbey had to be cleared of scaffolding for the coronation of his son. Although only the first stage of the new tower and spire had been built, construction never resumed and the inelegant stump was capped with a temporary roof. Subsequently, the lantern was burnt out in 1803 and again in 1941, but its shell remains today basically as Hawksmoor left it." "In this study, Professor Warwick Rodwell assembles for the first time all the historical and architectural evidence, to tell the remarkable story of Westminster Abbey's unfinished lantern tower over the last 950 years."--Jacket
 
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Abadia de Westminster
Abatejo Westminster
abati Westminster
Abaty Westminster.
Abbaye de Saint-Pierre (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)
abbaye de Westminster
Abbaye de Westminster (Londres, Angleterre)
Abbaye (Romainmôtier)
abbazia di Westminster
Abbey Church of Westminster (London, England)
Abbey Church of Westminster (Londýn, Anglie)
Abbey of Saint Peter (Westminster, London, England)
Abbey of Saint Peter (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)
Abbey of Saint Peter (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)
Abbey of St. Peter (Westminster, London, England)
Abbey royal of England (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)
Abby Church of Westminster (London, England)
Abby Church of Westminster (Londýn, Anglie)
Abtheach Westminster
Catedrala Westminster
Church of St. Peter (Westminster, London, England)
Collegiate Church of St. Peter at Westminster (London, England)
Collegiate Church of St Peter in Westminster
Collegiate Church of St. Peter in Westminster (London, England)
Collegiate Church of St. Peter (London)
Collegiate Church of St. Peter (Westminster)
Collegiate Church of St. Peter (Westminster, London, England)
Collegiate Church of St. Peter (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)
Dean and Chapter of Westminster (London, England)
Ecclesia Abbatiae Westmonasteriensis (London, England)
Ecclesia Collegiata B. Petri Westmonasterii (London, England)
Ecclesia Collegiata B. Petri Westmonasterii (Londýn, Anglie)
Kolegiata św. Piotra w Westminsterze
London Collegiate Church of St. Peter
London (England). Westminster Abby
London Westminster Abbey
Londres (G.B.)
Monaster Saint Peter, Westminster
Monasterium romanensis
Opactwo Westminster.
Opactwo Westminsterskie
Saint Peter's (Westminster, London, England)
St. Peter's (Westminster, London, England)
St. Peter's (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)
The Abbey (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)
Tu viện Westminster
Vestminster abbatlığı
Vestminsteras abatija
Vestminsterio vienuolynas
Vestminsterska opatija
Westminster abadia
Westminster, Abbaye de
Westminster abbey
Westminster Abbey Church (London, England)
Westminster Abbey (London, England)
Westminster Abbey (Westminster, London, England)
Westminster-abdy
Westminster-Abtei
Westminster Cathedral (London, England : 1540-1556)
Westminster Collegiate Church of St. Peter
Westminster (London, England). Collegiate Church of St. Peter
Westminsteri apátság
Westminsterska opatija
Westminsterské opatství
Westminsterské opátstvo
Westmonasterium Londres
Αββαείο του Ουέστμινστερ
Вестминстерска катедрала
Вестминстерска опатија
Вестминстерское аббатство
Вестмінстерське абатство
Вэстмінстэрскае абацтва
Уестминстърско абатство
Ўэстмінстэрскае абацтва
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מנזר וסטמינסטר
دير وستمنستر
كنيسة ويستمينيستار
ویسٹ منسٹر ایبی
ویسٹمنسٹر ایبی
کلیسای وست‌مینستر
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English (435)
Latin (13)
French (3)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Russian (1)
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