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Westminster Abbey

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Works: 1,498 works in 2,956 publications in 4 languages and 43,383 library holdings
Genres: Psalms (Music)  Music  Coronation music  Sacred music  History  Motets  Live sound recordings  Art music  Masses  Sources 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, evp, Editor, Other
Classifications: DA687.W5, 942.13
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Most widely held works about Westminster Abbey
 
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900 years : the restorations of Westminster Abbey by Thomas Cocke( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the past nine centuries Westminster Abbey has experienced a process of change. Though its structure and contents have been transformed considerably since the first stones were laid at the time of its foundation by Edward the Confessor in the mid eleventh century, the overall design as well as the topography of river, palace and church are recognizably the same today. This loyalty to an established identity, together with essential repairs, changes of taste and of purpose - these are the key elements of the concept of 'Restoration' which this catalogue, and the exhibition it accompanies, celebrate."--BOOK JACKET. "The completion of the great programme of works, by which the Abbey has been renewed inside and out over the last three decades, is commemorated with this exhibition and the present, richly illustrated publication. The reader can here discover the complex story of the religious, political, social and aesthetic priorities of each age and thus bring to life the ever-changing and fascinating history of the most famous church in the land."--Jacket
Dixit Dominus ; Nisi Dominus ; Salve Regina by George Frideric Handel( )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in Latin and English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zadok the priest by George Frideric Handel( )

2 editions published in 2012 in Latin and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missale ad usum Ecclesie westmonasteriensis by Catholic Church( Book )

14 editions published between 1891 and 1897 in Latin and English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Customary of the Benedictine monasteries of Saint Augustine, Canterbury, and Saint Peter, Westminster by Edward Maunde Thompson( Book )

8 editions published between 1904 and 1982 in Latin and English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical description of Westminster-Abbey, its monuments and curiosities. : Containing 1. An account of its foundation, and miraculous consecration by St. Peter. 2. The various changes it has undergone, from its first establishment as a Christian church, to the present time. 3. A general view of all the monuments erected therein; with an abstract of their inscriptions, so far as they tend to illustrate the history of the persons for whom they were written. 4. Exact copies of the best English epitaphs, and translations of the Latin. 5. Characters, anecdotes, and memoirs of the lives of the kings and principal personages interred in the inclosed chapels or open parts of this Abbey. 6. Observations on the beauty and propriety of the respective monuments. 7. A particular description of the building, beautifying, and endowing Henry VIIth's Chapel, with the ornaments belonging to it. 8. A general view of the cloysters; with copies of two remarkable inscriptions there. 9. Translations of the Hebrew, Ethiopic and Greek epitaphs in this church, particularly those on the tombs of Sir Samuel Morland's two wives, never before attempted. Designed as a guide to strangers in viewing this venerable pile, and to point out to them the most valuable remains of antiquity contained therein, as well as the beauties of modern statuaries. Note, this is the only perfect account of the monuments in Westminster-Abbey hitherto published by David Henry( )

1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sermons on opinion and service and religion and revelation, preached in Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral, in March, 1884 by J. M Wilson( )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allegations for marriage licences issued by the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, 1558-1699 : also, for those issued by the Vicar-General of the Archbishop of Canterbury, 1660 to 1679 by Westminster Abbey( Book )

5 editions published between 1886 and 2001 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dixit dominus : classical music for reflection and meditation by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in Latin and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After several recordings on Ricercar and a first disc on Alpha, Actus Tragicus, containing early Bach cantatas, 'of staggering profundity, purity and beauty' (ffff Telerama), Lionel Meunier and his ensemble Vox Luminis devote this new project to two showpieces by Handel and Bach. Of these two composers born in 1685, the first travelled to Italy in 1707 and made a powerful impression in Rome with the creation of his Dixit Dominus, while the second produced one of his finest compositional tours de force in the Magnificat of 1723/32-35. Two works from the core repertoire of the Belgian ensemble, here fielding combined vocal and instrumental forces, which is perfectly versed in the style and expression of Baroque rhetoric. Vox Luminis is a Belgian early music ensemble created in 2004 by its artistic director Lionel Meunier. Today, the ensemble performs over 60 concerts a year, appearing on stages in Belgium, across Europe and around the world. The size and composition of the group depends on the repertoire being performed but the core of soloists, mostly from the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, is joined by a continuo and additional (orchestral) instrument performers. Its repertoire is essentially Italian, English and German and spans from the 16th to the 18th century. Since its inception, the ensemble is defined by its unity and seduces as much through the personality of each timbre as it does through the colour and the uniformity of the voices. It is more than a fixed repertoire, the ensemble members wholeheartedly communicate their passion for early music and love for the audience
Coronation music for King James II by Westminster Abbey( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Westminster Abbey and the antiquities of the coronation by W. R Lethaby( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dixit Dominus, HWV 232 ; Nisi Dominus, HWV 238 ; Salve Regina, HWV 241 by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in Latin and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Westminster Abbey official guide by Westminster Abbey( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farewell sermon preached in Westminster Abbey at the School service, July 24, 1875 by James MARSHALL( Book )

2 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nation's curse : a sermon preached in Westminster Abbey, upon the occasion of the twenty-first anniversary festival of the Church of England Temperance Society by F. W Farrar( Book )

2 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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900 years : the restorations of Westminster Abbey
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Missale ad usum Ecclesie westmonasteriensisWestminster Abbey official guideWestminster AbbeyWestminster AbbeyA tale of two monasteries : Westminster and Saint-Denis in the thirteenth centuryThe lantern tower of Westminster Abbey, 1060-2010 : reconstructing its history and architectureActs of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, 1543-1609
Alternative Names

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Abadia de Westminster

Abaid Westminster

Abatejo Westminster

abati Westminster

Abaty Westminster.

Abbaye de Saint-Pierre (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)

abbaye de Westminster

Abbaye de Westminster (Londres, Angleterre)

abbazia di Westminster

Abbey Church of Westminster London, England

Abbey Church of Westminster (Londýn, Anglie)

Abbey of Saint Peter Westminster, London, England

Abbey of Saint Peter (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)

Abbey of Saint Peter (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)

Abbey of St. Peter Westminster, London, England

Abbey royal of England (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)

Abby Church of Westminster London, England

Abby Church of Westminster (Londýn, Anglie)

Abdij fan Westminster

Abtheach Westminster

Catedrala Westminster

Church of St. Peter (Westminster, London, England)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter at Westminster (London, England)

Collegiate Church of St Peter in Westminster

Collegiate Church of St. Peter in Westminster (London, England)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter (London)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter (Westminster)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter Westminster, London, England

Collegiate Church of St. Peter (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)

Dean and Chapter of Westminster London, England

Ecclesia Abbatiae Westmonasteriensis (London, England)

Ecclesia Collegiata B. Petri Westmonasterii London, England

Ecclesia Collegiata B. Petri Westmonasterii (Londýn, Anglie)

Kolegiata św. Piotra w Westminsterze

London Collegiate Church of St. Peter

London (England). Westminster Abby

London Westminster Abbey

Londres (G.B.)

Monaster Saint Peter, Westminster

Opactwo Westminster.

Opactwo Westminsterskie

Saint Peter's Westminster, London, England

St. Peter's Westminster, London, England

St. Peter's (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)

The Abbey (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)

Tu viện Westminster

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Vestminsteras abatija

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Westminster abadia

Westminster, Abbaye de

Westminster abbey

Westminster Abbey Church (London, England)

Westminster Abbey (London, England)

Westminster Abbey (Westminster, London, England)

Westminster-abdy

Westminster-Abtei

Westminster Cathedral (London, England : 1540-1556)

Westminster Collegiate Church of St. Peter

Westminster (London, England). Collegiate Church of St. Peter

Westminsteri apátság

Westminsterska opatija

Westminsterské opatství

Westminsterské opátstvo

Westmonasterium Londres

Αββαείο του Ουέστμινστερ

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Вестминстер аббатлығы

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