An Imperishable Heritage: British Choral Music from Parry to by Mr Town Stephen

By Mr Town Stephen

The rehabilitation of British song started with Hubert Parry and Charles Villiers Stanford. Ralph Vaughan Williams assisted in its emancipation from continental types, whereas Gerald Finzi, Edmund Rubbra and George Dyson flourished in its independence.

Stephen Town's survey of Choral tune of the English Musical Renaissance is rooted in shut exam of chosen works from those composers. city collates the massive secondary literature on those composers, and brings to undergo his personal examine of the autograph manuscripts. The latter shape an extraordinary list of compositional method and shed new gentle at the compositions as they've got come all the way down to us of their released and recorded shape. This shut learn of the assets permits city to spot for the 1st time cases of similarity and imitation, continuities and connections among the works.

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