TITLE

MUSIC AND MUSICIANS IN CHESTER : a Summary Account

AUTHOR(S)
Mills, David
PUB. DATE
July 1995
SOURCE
Medieval English Theatre;1995, Vol. 17, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on music and musicians in Chester, England. It offers the importance of music in Chester in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the competition among musicians, and the role of precentor John Byrcheley at St. Werburgh's Abbey cathedral in setting and playing church music. It discusses other various groups of musicians including the Minstrels's Court, Town Waits musicians like Wiliam Madock who played at private functions, and musical ensembles with George Kelly.
ACCESSION #
63890201

 

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