Music for St Cecilia's Day : from Purcell to Handel / Bryan White.
In 1683 English court musicians and the Musical Society of London joined forces to initiate annual observations of St Cecilia's Day (22 November), celebrating the occasion with a feast and the performance of specially composed musical odes. The most prominent composers and poets of the age wrot...
Woodbridge, Suffolk :
The Boydell Press,
|Series:||Music in Britain, 1600-2000 ;
v. 22. |