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Nineteenth century English oratorio festivals

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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...

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Lady Margaret Hall (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Music
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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602730710
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English
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2015-02-10

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