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Title Concert life in eighteenth-century Britain / edited by Susan Wollenberg and Simon McVeigh.

Published Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2003.

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 UniM Southbank  780.941 CONC  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 299 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Towns and cities: 2. Concert topography and provincial towns in eighteenth-century England / Peter Borsay. 3. Clergy, music, societies and the development of a musical tradition: a study of music societies in Hereford, 1690-1760 / Elizabeth Chevill. 4. Competition and collaboration: concert promotion in Newcastle and Durham, 1752-1772 / Roz Southey. 5. Musical culture and the capital city: the epoch of the beau monde in London, 1700-1870 / William Weber.
pt. 2. Sources and genres: 6. 'The First talents of Europe': British music printers and publishers and imported instrumental music in the eighteenth century / Jenny Burchell. 7. Musicians and music copyists in mid-eighteenth-century Oxford / Donald Burrows and Peter Ward Jones. 8. The Catch and glee in eighteenth-century provincial England / Brian Robins. 9. The String quartet in London concert life, 1769-1799 / Meredith McFarlane and Simon McVeigh.
pt. 3. Contexts for concerts: 10. Music and drama at the Oxford Act of 1713 / H. Diack Johnstone. 11. The Pleasures and penalties of networking: John Frederick Lampe in the summer of 1750 / Roy Johnston. 12. 'So much rational and elegant amusement, at an expence comparatively inconsiderable': The Holywell concerts in the eighteenth century / Susan Wollenberg. 13. Gigs, roadies and promoters: marketing eighteenth-century concerts / Rosamond McGuinness. 14. Women pianists in late eighteenth-century London / Nicholas Salwey.
Other author McVeigh, Simon.
Wollenberg, Susan.
Subject Music -- Great Britain -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Concerts -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 0754638685 (alk. paper)