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Author Johnston, Roy, 1924-2012, author

Title The musical life of nineteenth-century Belfast / Roy Johnston with Declan Plummer
Published London : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 383 pages) : illustrations
Series Music in 19th-century Britain
Music in nineteenth-century Britain.
Contents Prelude : The eighteenth-century musical legacy -- Edward Bunting in the new century -- The Anacreontic Society : an eighteenth-century throwback -- Opera in a blighted theatre -- Concert life in the 1840s and 1850s : The Anacreontic Society in its music hall -- Concert life in the 1840s and 1850s : to God be the glory : the rise of the choral societies -- Concert life in the 1840s and 1850s : welcome visitors -- Edmund Thomas Chipp and the building of the Ulster Hall -- Concert life after Chipp -- Opera and the return of theatrical respectability -- Concert life in the philharmonic era, 1874-99 -- Carl Rosa and the gilded elephants -- Conclusion : fertile soil and stony ground
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-373) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Concerts -- Northern Ireland -- Belfast -- History -- 19th century.
Music -- Social aspects -- Northern Ireland -- Belfast -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Plummer, Declan, author
ISBN 1351542117 (electronic bk.)
9781351542111 (electronic bk.)