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A history of singing / John Potter and Neil Sorrell.

(Author). Sorrell, Neil. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780521817059
  • ISBN: 0521817056
  • Description: vii, 349 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,

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Gordon College Stack Level 3 ML 1400 .P67 2012 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-338) and index.
Contents Note: Imagined voices. Origins, myths and muses -- Historical voices. The genesis of the Western tradition ; The emerging soloist and the primacy of text ; The age of the virtuoso ; The nineteenth-century revolution -- Recorded voices. A great tradition : singing through history-history through singing ; Classical singing in the twentieth century : recording and retrenchment ; Post-classical : beyond the mainstream ; The emancipation of the popular voice ; Sung and unsung : singers and songs of the non-English-speaking world.
Subject: Singing > History.