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A Short History of English Music

By Ernest Ford
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  • Transcriber's Notes
  • A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLISH MUSIC
    • PREFACE
      • CONTENTS
      • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • SHORT HISTORY OF MUSIC IN ENGLAND
    • CHAPTER I MUSIC BEFORE AND DURING THE REFORMATION
    • CHAPTER II MUSIC BEFORE AND DURING THE REFORMATION—(continued)
      • "There were three ravens sat on a tree."
        • "How should I your true love know?"
        • "And will he not come again?"
        • "St. Valentine's Day."[9]
    • CHAPTER III EARLY ENGLISH COMPOSERS
      • THOMAS TALLIS (OR TALLYS)
      • WILLIAM BYRD
      • ORLANDO GIBBONS
      • HENRY PURCELL
    • CHAPTER IV THE DECLINE OF ENGLISH MUSIC
    • CHAPTER V MUSICAL EDUCATION IN ENGLAND
      • PAST
      • PRESENT
      • CONCLUSION
    • CHAPTER VI PROGRESS OF ORCHESTRAL MUSIC
    • CHAPTER VII ORATORIO IN ENGLAND
      • THE "MESSIAH."
      • THE "CREATION."
      • "ELIJAH."
      • "THE LAST JUDGMENT."
      • "THE REDEMPTION" AND "THE GOLDEN LEGEND."
      • "THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS."
    • CHAPTER VIII OPERA IN ENGLAND
    • CHAPTER IX DISTINGUISHED MUSICIANS IN ENGLAND DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
      • WILLIAM STERNDALE BENNETT
      • SIMS REEVES
      • MADAME NORMAN-NERUDA (LADY HALLÉ)
      • SIR CHARLES HALLÉ
      • SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN
    • CHAPTER X GENERAL SURVEY
    • INDEX
      • Transcriber's Notes
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