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With mornefull musique : funeral elegies in early modern England

Author: K Dawn Grapes
Publisher: Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000, 21.
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"This book looks at the musical culture of death in early modern England. In particular, it examines musical funeral elegies and the people related to commemorative tribute - the departed, the composer, potential patrons, and friends and family of the deceased - to determine the place these musical-poetic texts held in a society in which issues of death were discussed regularly, producing a constant, pervasive  Read more...
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Grapes, K. Dawn.
With mornefull musique.
Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1031342567
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K Dawn Grapes
ISBN: 9781787443242 1787443248
OCLC Number: 1076573867
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 276 pages) : illustrations, music.
Contents: Introduction"With Mornefull Musique": The English Musical Funeral Elegy"The Floure of England": The Earliest Musical Elegies for Sir Philip Sidney"Of Griefe and Honour Still": Elizabethan Courtiers"Say Death Hath Lost": Knights of the Realm"Weepe Forth Your Teares": Laments for a Lost King"A Flower of Beutye": The Feminine Legacy of Queens and Matriarchs"For Death of Her": The Unusual Case of Mary Gascoigne"And Music Dies...": Musicians and their StoriesEpilogueAppendix: Recordings ListSelect Bibliography
Series Title: Music in Britain, 1600-2000, 21.
Responsibility: K. Dawn Grapes.

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