RCO Journal Volume 8, 2014

The Journal of the Royal College of Organists is the College’s annual research publication, and Volume 8, 2014 can be downloaded below.

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Contents of Volume 8, 2014:

The formation of the College of Organists: protagonists and early business
Andrew McCrea

The profession of organist in the mid-nineteenth century
Rosemary Golding

'Middle-classing' the music profession in Victorian Britain
David Wright

'What the crowd requires is mediocrity of the highest order': original composition for organ in England before and after 1864
Graham Barber

The road to Olympus: the careers of four contrasting Victorian organists
Peter Horton

'Good reasons for bad organs': musical headlines of 1864
Nicholas Thistlethwaite

'Loud organs, his glory forth tell in deep tone': the interaction of music, liturgy, and theology in mid-nineteenth-century Britain
Martin Clarke

Where did the boy treble come from?
Timothy Day


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