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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

F.M.L. Thompson (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book contains the texts of 17 lectures, delivered to the British Academy in 2001. Topics include Chinese Mountain Painting, prosperity and power in the age of Bede and Beowulf, Glyn Dwr, ... More


The Establishment of Anglican Triumphalism

Michael Brydon

in The Evolving Reputation of Richard Hooker: An Examination of Responses, 1600-1714

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199204816
eISBN:
9780191709500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204816.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

At the Restoration, the avant-garde interpretation of the Polity emerged triumphant. This was briefly challenged by an un-Anglican biography produced by John Gauden, until Isaac Walton produced a ... More


The End of a Golden Age or the Implosion of a False Absolutism? The Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia from Absolutism to Revolution, 1685–1814

Michael Broers

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

On the eve of the French Revolution, there were few more truly ‘absolutist’ states than the lands of the House of Savoy. Yet there were also few as predicated on rule by educated meritocracy or ... More


The Origins of a National Monarchy: Tradition and Innovation in the Cult of the House of Savoy During the Risorgimento: ITALIAN LECTURE

ADRIAN LYTTELTON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the period 1848–78, the Savoy monarchy was transformed from a purely dynastic institution into a symbol of national unity. The reactions to Victor Emanuel's death and his later funeral in the ... More


Collected Bird

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0039
Subject:
Music, Popular

The title of the collected Ko-Ko date on a new Savoy LP is simply “Charlie Parker” but the music represents, of course, the way it should be done. John Mehegan's terse notes were excellent. He began ... More


The Embassy, The City, The Court, The Text: Cardenio Performed in 1613

Gary Taylor

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on the two known Jacobean performances of Cardenio. It provides new documentary evidence that one performance took place at the Aldermanbury home of Sir John Swinnerton, Mayor of ... More


Disorder and Innovation: The Reshaping of the French Churches of London after the Glorious Revolution

Robin D. Gwynn

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Henry Compton, bishop of London, asked a proctor in the Canterbury Court of Arches to prepare a formal order which required both the French churches of Savoy and of London in Threadnettle street to ... More


With Fred Elizalde in England, 1928

Ate van Delden

in Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825155
eISBN:
9781496825148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825155.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

From Basque descent and growing up in the Philippines, Fred Elizalde was an advanced composer and orchestra leader. He had worked in the USA and was familiar with the quality of its dance music and ... More


Margaret of Austria and The Tournai Tapestries

Susan Groag Bell

in The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234109
eISBN:
9780520928787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234109.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

As part of the celebrations of Henry VIII's military victories, the city magistrates of Tournai had bought and presented Margaret of Austria with a set of tapestries as a profession of the city's ... More


An Eight-Panel French Set

Susan Groag Bell

in The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234109
eISBN:
9780520928787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234109.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter attempts to unscramble sizes and measurements of tapestries, which required thinking in terms of French aunes versus Flemish ells versus English yardes versus modern meters. It delves ... More


Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Ian Bradley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book explores the world of Gilbert and Sullivan over the last four and a half decades, looking at the way the ‘phenomenon’ they started was passed from generation to generation. Taking as the ... More


Cocktails with Noël Coward

Gregory Mackie

in Gastro-modernism: Food, Literature, Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781942954682
eISBN:
9781789623635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954682.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Commenting on the celebrity his 1924 hit The Vortex afforded him, Noël Coward noted that he “was seldom mentioned in the press without allusions to ‘cocktails,’ ‘post-war hysteria,’ and ‘decadence.’” ... More


Something Lingering: The Enduring Influence of Gilbert and Sullivan through the Twentieth Century

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The modern musical bears the lingering imprint of Gilbert and Sullivan's daring and radical innovations in several respects. Perhaps their most revolutionary achievement was to transform the theatre ... More


A Thing of Shreds and Patches: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, 1961–1982

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

From its foundation in 1875 until the expiry of copyright on Gilbert's works at the end of 1961, the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company had a monopoly on the professional performance of Gilbert and Sullivan ... More


Virtue Is Triumphant Only in Theatrical Performances: Professional Productions of Gilbert and Sullivan, 1961–2004

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter is not intended to provide an exhaustive catalogue of professional performances of Gilbert and Sullivan since 1961, rather, it offers a decade-by-decade survey of the most significant ... More


Amateur Tenors Sing Choruses in Public: The World of Amateur Performance

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Amateur performances are the backbone and bedrock of Gilbert and Sullivan's enduring popularity. They have been around for a long time — the first performance took place on April 30, 1879, when the ... More


Maintaining with No Little Heat Their Various Opinions: G & S Scholarship, Partisanship, and Appreciation

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

The last forty years have seen an explosion of serious and scholarly interest in the Savoy operas. This has been expressed in academic conferences, a number of significant books, and new scholarly ... More


1881 The Savoy Theatre

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Popular

Throughout September, preparations were being made for opening the Savoy Theatre and for winding up at the Opera Comique. Richard Barker, disappointed that Richard D'Oyly Carte would not go in with ... More


1881–1882 Iolanthe

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Popular

While Patience ran successfully at the new Savoy Theatre in London, The Sorcerer, Pinafore, and The Pirates were all still alive and being performed by separate companies around the country. In ... More


1883–1884 Princess Ida

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Popular

William Gilbert was ready with the adapted prologue from The Princess, which would become Act One of Princess Ida. That same day all three—Gilbert, Arthur Sullivan, and Richard D'Oyly Carte—went ... More


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