The Shorter New Oxford Book of Carols

The Shorter New Oxford Book of Carols

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This anthology is designed to be used either independently or in conjunction with its parent volume, "The New Oxford Book of Carols", from which it is drawn. All the most widely-known carols are included, together with some of the less familiar repertory. The contents have been chosen to include items of the broadest possible appeal, with a strong bias towards choral settings. There has been an attempt to include a representative sample of pieces from every historical period. The historical notes on individual carols have been reduced to their essentials, and the present introduction includes resumes of three of the parent text's appendices.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 364 pages
  • 196 x 248 x 34mm | 1,038.72g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English, Multiple languages
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0193533278
  • 9780193533271

Table of contents

Part 1 Composed carols: The Middle Ages; English carols 1400-1700; European carols 1550-1700; Europe and America 1700-1830; the later-19th century; the 20th century. Part 2 Traditional carols: English traditional; luck-visit songs; Irish traditional; Welsh traditional; American traditional; Trinidadian traditional; German traditional; Czech traditional; Polish traditional; Provencal and French traditional; Basque traditional; Spanish traditional; Neapolitan traditional.show more

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