1. To chorus from quartet: the performing resource for English church polyphony, c. 1390-1559 / Roger Bowers -- 2. Editing and performing musica speculativa / Roger Bray -- 3. The sound of Latin in England before and after the Reformation / Alison Wray -- 4. English pronunciation, c. 1500 - c. 1625 / Alison Wray -- 5. Byrd, Tallis and Ferrabosco / David Wulstan -- 6. John Baldwin and changing concepts of text underlay / David Mateer -- 7. Sacred songs in the chamber / John Milsom -- 8. The education of choristers in England during the sixteenth century / Jane Flynn -- 9. The 'burden of proof': the editor as detective / John Morehen.
These nine essays consider for the first time the day-to-day performing practice of English composers of choral music of the period 1440-1650.