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Author Herissone, Rebecca.

Title To fill, forebear, or adorne : the organ accompaniment of Restoration sacred music / Rebecca Herissone.

Imprint Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Royal Musical Association/Ashgate, c2006.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML3131.2 .H47 2006    Available  ---
Description xvi, 141 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm.
Series Royal Musical Association monographs ; no. 14
Royal Musical Association monographs ; no. 14.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [132]-135) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The comments of Roger North -- Organ books associated with London sacred institutions -- A note about anthems with strings -- The principal characteristics of Restoration organ books -- Doubling the inner parts -- Figuring -- Number of voices played -- Alteration and addition of material -- Adaptation of double vocal lines -- Independent material added to vocal sections -- Distinctions between different genres and sections -- Service settings, full anthems and verse anthems -- Choruses, ensemble verses and solos -- Ritornelli -- Incomplete right-hand parts and figured-bass parts -- The unusual case of Matthew Locke -- 'How doth the city sit solitary' -- Locke's style of accompaniment in context -- Conclusions.
Subject Church music -- England -- 17th century.
Musical accompaniment -- England -- 17th century.
Organ music, Arranged -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0754641503 (alk. paper)