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By Mr Town Stephen

The rehabilitation of British tune begun with Hubert Parry and Charles Villiers Stanford. Ralph Vaughan Williams assisted in its emancipation from continental versions, whereas Gerald Finzi, Edmund Rubbra and George Dyson flourished in its independence.

Stephen Town's survey of Choral track of the English Musical Renaissance is rooted in shut exam of chosen works from those composers. city collates the immense secondary literature on those composers, and brings to undergo his personal examine of the autograph manuscripts. The latter shape an exceptional checklist of compositional procedure and shed new gentle at the compositions as they've got come right down to us of their released and recorded shape. This shut learn of the assets permits city to spot for the 1st time situations of similarity and imitation, continuities and connections among the works.

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