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The life and works of William and Philip Hayes (1708-77 & 1738-97)

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William and Philip Hayes, father and son, between them occupied the Heather Chair of Music at Oxford for over half a century (1741-97). They were two of the most important provincial musicians of their age, who as composers contributed to all the main genres of the time except opera. The Hayeses' musical style reflects both a reverence for Handel (particularly in their choral works) and also an awareness of the insurgent galant idiom (clearly apparent in their sonatas). William Ha...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
1990
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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