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by Michael ed. BURDEN

Category: Arts and Literature
Subcategory: Memoris and Biographies
Author: Michael ed. BURDEN
ISBN: 0571166709
ISBN13: 978-0571166701
Language: English
Publisher: Faber & Faber (1995)
Pages: 288
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The Purcell Companion book. A long overdue book on the master of the English Baroque, this volume contains a group of fresh, new studies on aspects of the composer's background, on his music and on performance practice.

The Purcell Companion book. Henry Purcell has been acknowledged as one of England's greatest composers. Little is known about his life beyond his official appointments and their duties, but as a music (Amadeus).

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A long overdue book on the master of the English Baroque, this volume contains a group of fresh, new studies on aspects of the composer's background. by Michael Burden (Author), Henry Purcell (Composer).

Ranking alongside Edward Elgar and Benjamin Britten, Purcell's works include "Dido and Aeneas" and "The Fairy Queen". The contributors include leading Purcell scholars.

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Purcell also excelled at writing songs for public occasions, including several odes for St. Cecilia's Day and his famous birthday ode for James II, Sound the Trumpet. In his vocal music Purcell often employed the device of the ground bass, in which a bass melody is repeated while the upper parts pursue variations. He also composed outstanding instrumental works and music that is secular in tone for the English church service.

The plates, all supporting essays on dramatick opera, are well chosen. the book is generally well produced and its contents will undoubtedly make a significant contribution to academic literature for years to come.

Levenson, Michael, e. A Genealogy of Modernism: A Study of English Literary Doctrine, 1908–1922 . Moody, A. David, e. The Cambridge Companion to T. S. Eliot (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994). A Genealogy of Modernism: A Study of English Literary Doctrine, 1908–1922 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984). Litz, A. Walton, e. Eliot in His Time: Essays on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of The Waste Land (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1973). Madden, Ed, Tiresian Poetics: Modernism, Sexuality, Voice, 1888–2001 (Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2008).

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