skip to content
The English chorister : a history Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The English chorister : a history

Author: Alan Mould
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon Continuum, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Boy choristers have sung the daily liturgy in English cathedrals and collegiate churches for fourteen hundred years. They are treasured as a unique part of our religious and cultural heritage, unmatched anywhere else in the world. Yet their history, in cathedrals and monasteries, in royal and collegiate chapels, from the middle ages, through the upheavals of the Reformation, in Georgian neglect and Victorian  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mould, Alan, 1930-
English chorister.
London ; New York : Hambledon Continuum, 2007
(OCoLC)639682282
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Mould
ISBN: 1852855134 9781852855130 9781847250582 1847250580
OCLC Number: 71165225
Description: xvii, 366 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Beginnings --
2. Anglo-Saxon choir children --
3. Choristers of the high Middle Ages --
4. The great flowering --
5. At work and play --
6. Turmoil --
7. From Elizabeth I to Cromwell --
8. Chorister actors --
9. Restoration --
10. Georgian Nadir --
11. The seeds of reform --
12. The fruits of reform --
13. The twentieth-century framework : foundations, liturgy, music --
14. The twentieth-century choir school --
15. Threats and support --
16. Choristership.
Responsibility: Alan Mould.

Abstract:

Boy choristers have sung the daily liturgy in English cathedrals and collegiate churches for fourteen hundred years. This title tells their history, in cathedrals and monasteries, in royal and  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"...this timely history, going back to medieval times, helps explain the enduring appeal and mechanics of choirs." Unite Magazine, November 06 Mavis Compion"

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71165225> # The English chorister : a history
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "71165225" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Topic/chorgesang> ; # Chorgesang
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/MT915> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/858363> ; # Choirboys--Training of
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/782.70942/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Event/geschichte> ; # Geschichte
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Topic/chorknabe> ; # Chorknabe
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Topic/choirboys_training_of_england> ; # Choirboys--Training of--England
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Topic/choral_music_england> ; # Choral music--England
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/858524> ; # Choral music
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Topic/choral_singing_england_history> ; # Choral singing--England--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Place/england> ; # England.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/858536> ; # Choral singing
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/782.50942/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Topic/musikerziehung> ; # Musikerziehung
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/15093161> ; # Alan Mould
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Boy choristers have sung the daily liturgy in English cathedrals and collegiate churches for fourteen hundred years. They are treasured as a unique part of our religious and cultural heritage, unmatched anywhere else in the world. Yet their history, in cathedrals and monasteries, in royal and collegiate chapels, from the middle ages, through the upheavals of the Reformation, in Georgian neglect and Victorian revival, to their CD-celebrated triumphs of today and the introduction of girls, has never before been told. "The English Chorister", with its vivid, sometimes bizarre, sometimes hilarious detail, will interest musicologists, church historians and a wide general readership."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/149315535> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/639682282> ;
    schema:name "The English chorister : a history"@en ;
    schema:productID "71165225" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/71165225#PublicationEvent/london_new_york_hambledon_continuum_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Agent/hambledon_continuum> ; # Hambledon Continuum
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781847250582> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781852855130> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA764597> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA672816> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/71165225> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/149315535#Agent/hambledon_continuum> # Hambledon Continuum
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Hambledon Continuum" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/858363> # Choirboys--Training of
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Choirboys--Training of"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/858524> # Choral music
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Choral music"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/858536> # Choral singing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Choral singing"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/15093161> # Alan Mould
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1930" ;
    schema:familyName "Mould" ;
    schema:givenName "Alan" ;
    schema:name "Alan Mould" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781847250582>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1847250580" ;
    schema:isbn "9781847250582" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781852855130>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1852855134" ;
    schema:isbn "9781852855130" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/639682282>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "English chorister." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71165225> ; # The English chorister : a history
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.