Voice And Verse - A Study In English Song (eBook)
de H. C. Colles
Sobre o livro
This vintage book contains an analyses of English song, with a focus on the work of Henry Purcell. It is based on a course of ten lectures delivered by the author at Glasgow University in 1927. A fascinating and informative treatise, this volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in singing and verse, especially in relation to English song. Contents include: "The Nature of the Case", "The Emergence of the Vernacular", "'Stile Reppresentativo'", "Towards English Opera", "Henry Purcell-Life and Times", "Purcell to-day", "Handel in London", "The Oratorio", "The British Renaissance", and "Open Questions". Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with its original artwork and text.