Thesis icon

Thesis

Nineteenth century English oratorio festivals

Subtitle:
chronicling the monumental in music
Abstract:

Oratorio festivals were an important cultural feature of nineteenth-century English society. These massive musical events lasted for three or four days and some involved up to 4,000 musicians and 83,000 in the audience. This dissertation advances the hypothesis that the oratorio festivals, and the grand new buildings in which they were staged, coalesced to create a musical monumentalism in a society steeped in the (mainly Protestant...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
Lady Margaret Hall (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Music
Role:
Author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602730710
URN:
uuid:bdeff62f-fead-42a7-9724-5c79d5c2cdf9
Local pid:
td:602730710

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP