The period covered by this volume, roughly from Purcell to Elgar, has traditionally been seen as a dark age in British musical history. Much has been done recently to revise this view, though research still tends to focus on London as the commercial and cultural hub of the British Isles. It is becoming increasingly clear, however, that by the mid-eighteenth century musical activity outside London was highly distinctive in terms of its reach, the way it was organized, and its size, richness, and quality. There was an ...

Music in the British Provinces, 1690-1914 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138251052


Music in the British Provinces, 1690-1914 2007, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754631606