"The folly of the farce is done": death and grief in convivial song

Price, C. (2015) "The folly of the farce is done": death and grief in convivial song. In: Durham University Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, 4th June, 2015, Durham University. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A consideration of the ways in which death, loss and grief are treated in the repertoire of catches in glees in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The convivial nature of this music may make it a surprising choice of repertoire to use in a study of this nature, but the paper serves to demonstrate that the repertoire embraces a range of subject matter far beyond the popularly-assumed restrictions of wine, women and song.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music > M1495 Vocal music > M1497 Secular vocal music > M1900 Songs of specific groups or on specific topics
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Music and Performing Arts
Depositing User: Mr Chris Price
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2017 15:13
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2017 15:13
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/15388

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