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Temperley, Nicholas

Works: 235 works in 768 publications in 5 languages and 13,166 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bibliography  Scores  Sonatas  Conference papers and proceedings  Variations (Music)  Preludes (Music)  Rondos  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Arranger, Other, Honoree, Translator, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: M2, 782.23
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Most widely held works about Nicholas Temperley
Most widely held works by Nicholas Temperley
Haydn, the Creation by Nicholas Temperley( Book )

22 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haydn's Creation is one of the great masterpieces of the classical period. This absorbing and original account of the work provides an indispensable guide for the concert-goer, performer and student alike. The author places the work within the oratorio tradition, and contrasts the theological and literary character of the English libretto with the Viennese milieu of the first performances. The complete text is provided in both German and English versions as a useful reference point for discussion of the design of the work, the musical treatment of the words, including questions of Haydn's pictorialism, and a detailed examination of the different movement types employed. The book also contains a brief history of the reception of the work with appendices of notes on the changing performance traditions and selected extracts from critical accounts from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.--Publisher description
The music of the English parish church by Nicholas Temperley( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Temperley suggests that the Elizabethan metrical psalm tunes were survivors of a mode of popular music that preceded the familiar corpus of ballad tunes. Passed on by oral transmission through several generations of unregulated singing, these once lively tunes changed gradually into very slow, quavering chants. Temperley guides the reader through the complex social, theological and aesthetic movements that played their part in the formation of the late Victorian ideal of the surpliced choir in every chancel, and he makes a fresh assessment of that old bugbear, the Victorian hymn tune. His findings show that the radical liturgical experiments of the last few years have not dislodged the Victorian model for the music of the English parish church. This volume provides an anthology of parish church music of all kinds from the fifteenth century to the twentieth, newly edited from primary sources for study or for performance [Publisher description]
The New Grove early romantic masters 1 : Chopin, Schumann, Liszt by Nicholas Temperley( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic symphony : op. 14 by Hector Berlioz( )

79 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three quintets for keyboard and strings by Tommaso Giordani( )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lost chord : essays on Victorian music by Nicholas Temperley( Book )

11 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English songs, 1800-1860 by Geoffrey Bush( )

9 editions published in 1979 in English and Multiple languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthält Werke von Thomas Attwood, Samuel Wesley, John Clarke-Whitfeld, George Frederick Pinto, Henry Rowley Bishop, John Barnett, Michael William Balfe, John Liptrot Hatton, William Vincent Wallace, Edward James Loder, Henry Hugo Pierson, William Sterndale Bennett, George Alexander Macfarren
Fuging tunes in the eighteenth century by Nicholas Temperley( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bound for America : three British composers by Nicholas Temperley( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Bound for America, Nicholas Temperley documents the lives, careers, and music of three British composers who emigrated from England in mid-career and became leaders in the musical life of the American Federal era." "William Selby (1738-98) moved to Boston, Rayner Taylor (1745-1825) to Philadelphia, and George K. Jackson (1757-1822) to New York and Boston. All three are generally regarded as pioneers in the building of an art-music tradition in the New World that reflected the esteemed "classical" music of the Continent."--Jacket
Works for pianoforte solo by continental composers in London from 1810 to 1850( )

13 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth-century psalmody( )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Romantic age, 1800-1914( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three symphonies by William Sterndale Bennett( )

12 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and the Wesleys( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing new insight into the Wesley family, the fundamental importance of music in the development of Methodism, and the history of art music in Britain, Music and the Wesleys examines more than 150 years of a rich music-making tradition in England. John Wesley and his brother Charles, founders of the Methodist movement, considered music to be a vital part of religion, while Charles's sons Charles and Samuel and grandson Samuel Sebastian were among the most important English composers of their time. This book explores the conflicts faced by the Wesleys but also celebrates their triumphs: John's determination to elevate the singing of his flock; the poetry of Charles's hymns and their musical treatment in both Britain and America; the controversial family concerts by which Charles launched his sons on their careers; the prolific output of Charles the younger; Samuel's range and rugged individuality as a composer; the oracular boldness of Sebastian's religious music and its reception around the English-speaking world. Exploring British concert life, sacred music forms, and hymnology, the contributors analyze the political, cultural, and social history of the Wesleys' enormous influence on English culture and religious practices [Publisher description]
One symphony by William Crotch( )

6 editions published in 1984 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Overture in England, 1800-1840 by Nicholas Temperley( )

10 editions published in 1984 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthält: Overture to "The miller and his men" ; overture to "Yelva" / Henry Rowley Bishop. - Overture "Antony and Cleopatra" / Philip Cipriani Hambly Potter. - Overture to "Hermann" ; overture to "The shadow on the wall" / John Thomson. - Overture "Romeo and Juliet" / George Alexander Macfarren. - Overture "Parisina", Op. 3 ; overture "The naiads", Op. 15 / William Sterndale Bennett
The Blackwell history of music in Britain( Book )

in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on musical life by William Sterndale Bennett( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures by leading Victorian conductor and composer reveal much about musical life at the time
Works for pianoforte solo published from 1787 to 1804 by Muzio Clementi( )

24 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and performance culture in nineteenth-century Britain : essays in honour of Nicholas Temperley by Bennett Zon( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first book to focus upon aspects of performance in the broader context of nineteenth-century British musical culture. An introduction explores Nicholas Temperley's vast contribution to musicology, highlighting his seminal importance in creating the field of nineteenth-century British music studies, and a bibliography provides an up-to-date list of his publications, including books and monographs, book chapters, journal articles, editions, reviews, critical editions, arrangements and compositions
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Haydn, the Creation
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Temperley, Nicholas M.

Fantastic symphony : op. 14Bound for America : three British composersMusic and the WesleysThe Blackwell history of music in BritainLectures on musical life