Apollo's Swan and Lyre: Five Hundred Years of the Musicians' Company. 1st in dj

By: CREWDSON, Richard

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CREWDSON, Richard. Apollo's Swan and Lyre : Five Hundred Years of the Musicians' Company. (Woodbridge): The Boydell Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp.(6),vii-xviii,1-310, colour frontispiece, + 1 colour plate leaf. With nume rous black and white illustrations to text. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Founded in 1500, the Worshipful Company of Musicians has enjoyed a distinguished and uninterrupted, though eventful, existence to the present day, which is traced in this first in-depth history. Richard Crewdson's account begins with the Act of Incorporation of the Company and a discussion of medieval minstrelsy, revealing how the Company's rights and responsibilities to all professional musicians in the City of London became established during the century that followed; he discusses in particular the instrumental musicians of the royal household and the City Waits, and their relationship with the Company." - from the dj. Contents: The Year 1500; Making the Minstrelsy; Tudor Revolution; Royal Charter, Bearings (and Hall?); Nicholas Lanier; A Lost Opportunity; The Shift to the West; Devil's Grasshoppers; Metamorphosis; Near to Oblivion; 'Westminster' Bridge and the Loan Exhibition; A Twentieth-Century Panorama. With numerous appendices at rear. Very good in crisp dust jacket. 45.00

Title: Apollo's Swan and Lyre: Five Hundred Years of the Musicians' Company. 1st in dj

Author Name: CREWDSON, Richard

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2000, ISBN:0851157661:

Seller ID: 40976

Keywords: MUSICIANS BRITISH ENGLISH HISTORY UNITED KINGDOM ORGANIZATION MUSIC MEDIEVAL MINSTRELSY LONDON CITY,